History Hop Tags - 20th

20th - Notable Historical Events

James A GarfieldNov 2, 1880

Walter HagenAug 21, 1914

Babe RuthJun 11, 1927

Denny ShuteMay 30, 1937

KhrushchevFeb 25, 1956

Roger MarisJun 11, 1961

Nolan RyanApr 24, 1978

Mike BossyMar 23, 1982

Jerry LewisSep 2, 1985

Mariah CareyJan 25, 1993

Eddie MurrayJun 26, 1993

BeyoncéAug 28, 2003

AdeleMay 20, 2012

Cate BlanchettJan 18, 2014

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20th - Historical Events
Date Event
1817-12-10

Mississippi admitted as 20th state of the Union

1862-12-20

-Dec 20th] Battle of Kelly's Ford, VA

1862-12-31

-Jan 20th) Battle of Stone's River/Battle of Murfreesboro, Tennesse in American Civil War

1863-08-08

American Civil War: Tennessee's "military" Governor Andrew Johnson frees his personal slaves. Celebrated as a holiday by Tennessee African Americans (early 20th century)

1869-12-08

20th Roman Catholic ecumenical council, Vatican I, opens in Rome

1880-11-02

James A Garfield (R) elected 20th US President

1881-03-04

James A Garfield inaugurated as 20th president

1886-06-05

20th Belmont: Jim McLaughlin aboard Inspector B wins in 2:41

1894-05-15

20th Kentucky Derby: Frank Goodale aboard Chant wins in 2:41

1895-05-25

20th Preakness: Fred Taral aboard Belmar wins in 1:50.5

1896-07-21

20th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Harold Mahony beats W Baddeley (6-2 6-8 5-7 8-6 6-3)

1903-06-25

Boston Beaneater Wiley Piatt is only 20th-century pitcher to lose 2 complete games in one day, falling to Pittsburgh 1-0 & 5-3

1903-07-01

20th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Dorothea Chambers beats E Larcombe (4-6 6-4 6-2)

1912-06-06

The eruption of Novarupta in Alaska begins. It is the second largest volcanic eruption of the 20th century.

1914-08-21

20th US Golf Open: Walter Hagen shoots a 290 at Midlothian CC Ill

1915-02-21

20th Russian Army corps surrenders

1915-05-22

Lassen Peak erupts with a powerful force, and is the only mountain, other than Mount St. Helens, to erupt in the continental US during the 20th century.

1916-04-19

20th Boston Marathon won by Arthur Roth of Mass in 2:27:16.4

1925-09-12

20th Davis Cup: USA beats France in Philadelphia (5-0)

1927-06-11

Babe Ruth hits 19th & 20th of 60 HRs

1928-09-18

Cards beat Phillies for 20th of 22 games in 1928

1930-03-18

Boston Bruins win record 20th NHL home game

1932-12-03

20th CFL Grey Cup: Hamilton Tigers defeats Regina Roughriders, 25-6

1933-01-23

20th amendment ratified changed date of US presidential inaugurations to 1/20

1933-10-15

20th Amendment to the US Constitution goes into effect: Pres term begins in Jan not March

1936-08-06

1st time in 20th century, 1st 2 batters in a game-Roy Johnson & Rabbit Warstler of Boston Bees-lead off with HRs

1937-01-20

1st US Presidential Inauguration day held on Jan 20th, (previously March 4th)

1937-05-30

20th PGA Championship: Denny Shute at Pittsburgh FC Aspinwall PA

1941-03-24

Glenn Miller begins work on his 1st movie for 20th Century Fox

1941-12-12

Russian 20th army recaptures Soljetsjnogorsk

1943-08-24

Phila A's drop AL record tying 20th game in a row, win the 2nd game

1944-08-06

US 20th Army corp under general Walker occupies Nantes

1944-08-07

July 20th Plot trial under Roland Freis in Berlin begins

1944-08-18

US 20th Army Corps conquers Chartres

1944-08-23

US 20th Army corp enter Fontainebleau/Melun de Seine

1945-03-27

US 20th Army corps captures Wiesbaden

1948-02-16

1st newsreel telecast, "20th Century Fox-Movietone News" shown on NBC

1948-03-20

20th Academy Awards - "Gentleman's Agreement", L Young, R Colman win minutes by 2nd live televised musical Arturo Toscvanni on NBC

1949-12-28

20th Century Fox announces it would produce TV programs

1953-07-14

20th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 5-1 at Crosley Field, Cincinnati

1953-08-14

20th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Detroit 24, All-Stars 10 (93,818)

1954-11-30

20th Heisman Trophy Award: Alan Ameche, Wisconsin (FB)

1956-02-14

20th Congress of CPSU opens in Moscow

1956-02-23

20th Congress of CPSU closes in Moscow

1956-02-25

Khrushchev denounces Stalin at 20th Soviet Party Conference

1956-04-08

20th Golf Masters Championship: Jack Burke Jr wins, shooting a 289

1958-03-22

20th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: Kentucky beats Seattle 84-72

1961-06-11

Roger Maris hits 19th & 20th of 61 HRs

1962-10-16

Yanks (20th championship) beat SF Giants 4 games to 3 in World Series

1962-10-17

Yanks beat Giants for 20th world championship

1963-09-13

Jim Bouton's 20th win clinches Yanks 28th pennant

1964-09-21

Constellation (US) beats Sovereign (England) in 20th America's Cup

1965-07-04

20th US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Carol Mann

1966-04-28

20th NBA Championship: Boston Celtics beat LA Lakers, 4 games to 3

1966-06-16

20th Tony Awards: Marat/Sade & Man of La Mancha win

1967-01-16

Lucius Amerson, becomes 1st southern (Ala) black sheriff in 20th cent

1967-01-18

20th NHL All-Star Game: Montreal beat All-Stars 3-0 at Montreal

1967-12-03

Final run of "20th Century Limited" famed NY-Chicago luxury train

1968-05-19

20th Emmy Awards: Get Smart, Mission Impossible & Barbara Bain win

1970-01-20

20th NBA All-Star Game: East beats West 142-135 at Philadelphia

1971-03-08

Milwaukee Bucks win their 20th straight NBA game (team record)

1972-08-26

20th Olympic games open at Munich German FR

1972-09-08

Chic Cub Ferguson Jenkins wins his 20th game for 6th straight year

1972-09-10

20th Olympic games close at Munich, German FR

1973-02-11

Philadelphia 76ers lose their 20th NBA game in a row

1973-09-22

20th Ryder Cup: US, 19-13 at Muirfield, Scotland

1974-05-17

Bayern Munchen wins 20th Europe Cup 1 at Brussels

1974-06-23

20th LPGA Championship won by Sandra Haynie

1974-11-30

20th time Islanders shut-out (3-0 vs Canucks)

1975-05-28

Bayern Munchen wins 20th Europe Cup 1 in Paris

1976-04-03

Phila Flyers win record tying 20th straight NHL home game

1976-12-21

20th Islander shut-out opponent-Billy Smith 3-0 vs Bruins

1977-01-10

20th hat trick in Islander history - Bobby Nystrom

1978-02-19

"On the 20th Century" opens at St James Theater NYC for 460 perfs

1978-02-23

20th Grammy Awards: Hotel California, Fleetwood Mac, Debbie Boone wins

1978-04-24

Angels Nolan Ryan strikes out 15 Mariners, 20th time he has 15 in game

1978-09-04

NY Yankee pitcher Ron Guidry wins his 20th (on way to 25-3 season)

1979-02-26

Last total eclipse of Sun in 20th century for continental US

1979-03-18

"On the 20th Century" closes at St James Theater NYC after 460 perfs

1980-01-08

Islander Glenn Resch's 20th shut-out opponent-Canucks 3-0

1980-05-14

Valencia wins 20th Europe Cup II

1982-03-23

Isle's Mike Bossy's 20th career hat trick-4 goals

1982-07-25

20th Tennis Fed Cup: USA beats Germany in Santa Clara USA (3-0)

1985-05-08

20th Academy of Country Music Awards: Alabama & Judds win

1985-08-27

20th Space Shuttle Mission (51-I)-Discovery 6-launched

1985-09-02

Jerry Lewis' 20th Muscular Dystrophy telethon raises $33,100,000

1985-09-03

20th Space Shuttle Mission (51-I)-Discovery 6-returns to Earth

1986-06-09

20th Music City News Country Awards: Statler Brothers & Loretta Lynn

1986-10-13

20th Country Music Association Award: Reba McEntire wins

1987-02-27

"Washington Week In Review," 20th anniversary on PBS

1989-11-05

20th NYC Marathon won by Juma Ikangaa in 2:08:01

1990-03-04

20th Easter Seal Telethon

1990-07-31

Nolan Ryan becomes 20th major league pitcher to win 300 games

1990-11-04

20th NYC Women's Marathon won by Wanda Panfil in 2:30:45

1991-03-31

20th Nabisco Dinah Shore Golf Championship won by Amy Alcott

1991-04-15

20th Boston Women's Marathon won by Wanda Panfil of Poland in 2:24:18

1991-05-22

Inter Milan wins 20th UEFA Cup at Rome

1992-08-16

20th du Maurier Golf Classic: Sherri Steinhaur

1993-01-25

20th American Music Award: Michael Jackson, Mariah Carey win

1993-05-26

Emmy 20th Daytime Award presentation - Susan Lucci loses for 14th time

1993-06-26

NY Met Eddie Murray is 20th to get 1,600 RBIs

1994-02-12

20th century premiere of 6 restored Haydn-sonatas in Boston

1994-03-08

20th People's Choice Awards: Tom Cruise & Julia Roberts win (Dramatic Motion Picture) and Tim Allen & Roseanne Arnold win (TV)

1994-12-28

Boon completes his 20th Test Cricket century (131 v England, MCG)

1995-05-22

Laverne & Shirley 20th anniversary reunionn special, televised

1995-06-30

Indians' Eddie Murray, is 20th to reach 3,000 hits

1996-07-06

Yankee John Weteland sets record of 20th cons saves en route to 24

1999-07-11

20th US Seniors Golf Open: at Des Moines GC, W Des Moines, Iowa

2000-03-25

20th Golden Raspberry Awards: Wild Wild West wins

2001-04-01

20th NCAA Women's Basketball Championship: at St Louis

2003-08-28

20th MTV Awards: Missy Elliott, Beyoncé f/ Jay-Z & Justin Timberlake wins

2006-03-04

20th Soul Train Music Awards: Jamie Foxx, Destiny's Child & John Legend win

2012-05-20

20th Billboard Music Awards: Adele, 21 win

2012-07-11

20th ESPY Awards: LeBron James, Brittney Griner win

2014-01-18

20th Screen Actors Guild Awards: Mathew McConaughey and Cate Blanchett win

2016-08-10

Olympics-Swimming-Phelps wins 200m butterfly for 20th gold

2017-08-31

Prince William, Prince Harry pay tribute to Princess Diana before 20th anniversary of her death

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20th - Notable Birthdays

James A GarfieldNov 19, 1831

Jean ChretienJan 11, 1934

20th - Birthdays
Date Event
1831-11-19

James A Garfield, Ohio, gen/(R) 20th Pres (March 4-Sept 19, 1881)

1867-07-08

Käthe Kollwitz, The Great War and the Shaping of the 20th Century

1878-03-15

Hanson Carter, cricketer (Yorkshire Aussie WK of early 20th century)

1880-06-29

Ludwig Beck, chef Germany general staff ("July 20th plot")

1881-12-04

Erwin von Witzleben, German fieldmarshal (July 20th plot)

1881-12-17

Aubrey Faulkner, cricketer (great S Afr all-rounder early 20th cent)

1884-07-31

Carl Friedrich Goerdeler, German Leipzig mayor and Nazi regime opponent (20th July Plot)

1888-08-09

Hans Oster, German major general/spy/July 20th plotter

1902-09-05

Darryl F Zanuck, film magnate/president (20th Century Fox)

1907-03-11

Helmuth J von Moltke, German politician (July 20th plot)

1910-01-04

Gabe Paul, Powel Crosley and the 20th Century

1911-9-06

Paige Crosley Kess, Powel Crosley and the 20th Century

1915-08-26

Humphrey Searle, England, writer (20th Century counterpoint)

1917-06-18

Bill Nimmo, Powel Crosley and the 20th Century

1926-07-17

James Weinstein, The 20th Century: A Moving Visual History

1928-02-26

Karl Ludwig Höchner, It Happened on July 20th

1928-9-14

Bill Angert, Powel Crosley and the 20th Century

1931-08-20

Bernhard "Bernd" Becher, photographer (industrialist builder 19th/20th)

1933-12-19

Mel Gussow, Darryl F. Zanuck: 20th Century Filmmaker

1933-9-07

Lewis Crosley, Powel Crosley and the 20th Century

1934-01-11

Jean Chretien, Shawinigan Quebec, 20th Prime Minister of Canada (1993-2003)

1935-03-12

John Gross, author (Age of Kipling, Dickens & 20th Century)

1936-06-02

Yevgeniy Gevorgyan, Pirates of the 20th Century

1937-02-20

Nancy Wilson, Great Women Singers of the 20th Century: Nancy Wilson

1937-03-12

Boris Durov, Pirates of the 20th Century

1944-06-13

Levi Watkins, 20th Annual Trumpet Awards

1946-11-25

Petar Temelkovski, Goodbye, 20th Century

1949-03-05

Talgat Nigmatulin, Pirates of the 20th Century

1950-05-13

Manning Marable, The 20th Century: A Moving Visual History

1951-07-20

Joy Dunstan, 20th Century Oz

1953-11-11

Russ Taff, The 20th Annual Grammy Awards

1953-12-03

Paul Fagen, 20th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards

1954-05-05

Natalya Khorokhorina, Pirates of the 20th Century

1957-07-29

Alessandra Marc, Richard Tucker 20th Anniversary Gala

1960-01-02

Naoki Urasawa, 20th Century Boys 1: Beginning of the End

1961-08-17

Everette Harp, 20th Annual Trumpet Awards

1965-02-07

Kristal Parker-Gregory, Columbus OH, LPGA golfer (1995 Hawaiian-20th)

1965-03-07

Todd Osborne, Powel Crosley and the 20th Century

1966-01-17

Don Myrah, Oakland California, cyclist (Olympics-20th-96)

1966-08-31

Sofija Kunovska, Goodbye, 20th Century

1969-01-23

Nikola Ristanovski, Goodbye, 20th Century

1970-11-23

Yukiko Nakatsubo, 20th Century Boys 1: Beginning of the End

1972-01-21

Orie Fujisawa, 20th Century Boys 3: Redemption

1972-12-16

Jason Fa'afoi, What Now! 20th Birthday Special

1976-03-13

Ryuichi Isozaki, 20th Century Boys 3: Redemption

1979-01-20

Asaka Kubo, Japanese gravure idol of 20th Century

1983-04-26

Jon Jivan, 20th Century Man

1993-06-29

Angela & Amy Lakeberg, US Siamese twin (separated on Aug 20th)

20th - Notable Weddings

James GarfieldNov 11, 1858

20th - Weddings
Date Event
1858-11-11

20th US President James Garfield (26) weds Lucretia Rudolph (26) in Hiram, Ohio

20th - Notable Deaths

James A GarfieldSep 19, 1881

20th - Deaths
Date Event
1881-09-19

James A Garfield, 20th President (1881), dies of gunshot wound at 49

1896-08-12

Thomas Chamberlain, officer of the 20th Maine at the Battle of Gettysburg

1944-07-20

Friedrich Olbricht, German general (July 20th plotter), executed

1944-07-20

Ludwig Beck, gen/chief Germany general staff (July 20th plot), dies

1944-07-20

Mertz, German colonel (July 20th plotter), executed

1944-07-20

Werner von Haeffen, German lieutenant (July 20th plotter), executed

1944-07-21

Henning von Tresckow, Gen-Maj, "July 20th plotter", commits suicide

1944-07-23

Helmuth J von Moltke, German earl (July 20th plotter), executed

1945-01-23

Helmuth J Moltke, German politician ("July 20th Plot"), executed at 37

1945-02-02

Carl Friedrich Goerdeler, German Leipzig mayor and Nazi regime opponent (20th July plot), hanged at 60

1945-02-03

Roland Freisler, German Nazi judge (July 20th plotter case), dies

1945-04-09

Hans Oster, German major-general/spy, "July 20th plot", hanged

1945-04-09

Hans von Dohnanyi, "July 20th plotter", hanged

1945-04-22

Käthe Kollwitz, The Great War and the Shaping of the 20th Century

1979-12-22

Darryl F Zanuck, film producer (20th Century Fox), dies at 77

1982-05-12

Humphrey Searle, writer (20th Century counterpoint), dies at 66

1985-02-13

Talgat Nigmatulin, Pirates of the 20th Century

1988-03-31

William McMahon, 20th Prime Minister of Australia (b. 1908)

1989-12-07

Edythe Chatfield, Powel Crosley and the 20th Century

1994-05-09

Paige Crosley Kess, Powel Crosley and the 20th Century

1997-12-14

Elmer Hentz, Powel Crosley and the 20th Century

1998-04-26

Gabe Paul, Powel Crosley and the 20th Century

2000-05-08

Lewis Crosley, Powel Crosley and the 20th Century

2003-08-30

Bill Angert, Powel Crosley and the 20th Century

2005-04-29

Mel Gussow, Darryl F. Zanuck: 20th Century Filmmaker

2005-06-16

James Weinstein, The 20th Century: A Moving Visual History

2011-02-22

Bill Nimmo, Powel Crosley and the 20th Century

2011-04-01

Manning Marable, The 20th Century: A Moving Visual History

2015-04-11

Levi Watkins, 20th Annual Trumpet Awards


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