From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Jump to navigation Jump to search. Following the 19th century, 20th-century events changed the world in unprecedented ways. The World Wars sparked tension between countries and led to the creation of atomic bombs, the Cold War led to the Space Race and creation of rockets, and the World Wide Web was created. These advancements have played a significant role in citizens' lives and shaped the 21st century into what it is today.
Fall of the Berlin Wall; Revolutions of 1989 and collapse of the Soviet Bloc in Europe, which lead to the end of the... Tiananmen Square Massacre in China. End of the Soviet war in Afghanistan. End of dictatorship in Paraguay and the first direct Presidential election in Brazil since 1960. Akihito ...
The 20th (twentieth) century began on January 1, 1901, and ended on December 31, 2000. It was the tenth and final century of the 2nd millennium.Unlike most century years, the year 2000 was a leap year, the first century leap year in the Gregorian calendar since 1600.
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The 20th century began on 1 January 1901 and ended on 31 December 2000. It was the century that saw two world wars, the Soviet Union rise and fall, the coming of the telephone, sound recording, film and television, airplanes, atomic weapons, genetics and DNA, computers and electronics in general.
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The 20th century BC was a century that lasted from the year 2000 BC to 1901 BC. ... Events The pyramid ruin of Amenemhet I at Lisht. He was the founder of the Twelfth ...
20th Century Studios, Inc. (simply known as 20th Century, or just 20th, formerly known as Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation from 1935 to 1985 and Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation from 1985 to 2020) is an American film studio that is a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Studios, a division of The Walt Disney Company.
At the beginning of the 20th century, feminist science fiction emerged as a subgenre of science fiction that deals with women's roles in society. Female writers of the utopian literature movement at the time of first-wave feminism often addressed sexism. Charlotte Perkins Gilman's Herland (1915) did so.