20th century

  • Beginning of the 20th century

    Beginning of the 20th century
    The 20th century is the period that constitutes the last century of the second millennium. It began on 1 January 1901 and ended on 31 December 2000, and is part of the Contemporary Age. The 20th century was characterised by great social transformations; advances in technology, medicine and science in general, but also by a large number of deaths caused by wars, revolutions, ethnic killings and state terrorism.
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    John Cage

    John Milton Cage Jr., artistically John Cage, was an American composer, music theorist, artist and philosopher. A pioneer of aleatoric music, electronic music and the non-standard use of musical instruments, Cage was one of the leading figures of the post-war avant-garde.
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    Russian Civil War

    The Russian Civil War was a multiple armed conflict in the territory of the dissolved Russian Empire, between the new Bolshevik government and its Red Army, in power since the October Revolution of 1917, and on the other side the military of the former Tsarist army, grouped in the so-called White Movement, composed of conservatives and liberals, pro-monarchy and closely related to the Russian Orthodox Church, as well as the democratic socialists.
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    Federico Fellini

    Federico Fellini was an Italian film director and screenwriter; considered his country's most important post-war filmmaker worldwide; winner of four Oscars for Best Foreign Film, he was awarded an honorary Oscar for his career in 1993.
  • Publication of George Orwell's book (1984)

    Publication of George Orwell's book  (1984)
    The novel "1984" tells of a society in which history is adulterated according to the convenience of the single ruling party. Tyrannies try to make it impossible to understand the real world and seek to replace it with ghosts and lies.
  • Birth of queen Elizabeth II

    Birth of queen Elizabeth II
    Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom was Queen of the United Kingdom from her accession to the throne in February 1952 until her death in September 2022, as well as the sovereign of the independent states that are or were part of the Commonwealth of Nations.
  • Release of the song "Killer Queen" of Queen

    Release of the song "Killer Queen" of Queen
    It is a song by the English rock band Queen from their album Sheer Heart Attack. Written by lead singer Freddie Mercury, it was the band's first single to reach number two on the UK Singles Chart and number twelve on the US charts.
  • End of the 20th century

    End of the 20th century
    The most important events of the 2000s
    The beginning of the new millennium ushered in a decade of technological evolution with the birth of social networks such as Facebook and the dominance of Google, the transformation of the music industry and the influence of show business on culture and fashion.