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Date Event
326-11-18

Old St. Peter's Basilica is consecrated. Stood 4th - 16th century. Replaced by current St Peter's Basilica in Rome.

663-08-27

Remnants of the Korean Baekje Kingdom and their Yamato Japanese allies engage naval forces of the Tang Chinese and Silla Koreans on the Geum River in Korea; - a significant Tang-Silla victory. Japanese won't attempt another Korean invasion until late 16th century.

1697-05-07

Stockholm's royal castle (dating back to medieval times) is destroyed by fire (in the 18th century, it is replaced by the current Royal Palace).

1772-08-21

King Gustav III completes his coup d'etat by adopting a new Constitution, ending half a century of parliamentary rule in Sweden and installing himself as an enlightened despot.

1813-05-11

In Australia, William Lawson, Gregory Blaxland and William Wentworth, lead an expedition westwards from Sydney. Their route opens up inland Australia for continued expansion throughout the 19th century.

1820-08-24

Constitutionalist insurrection at Oporto, Portugal; see Portugal's crises of the Nineteenth Century.

1820-09-15

Constitutionalist revolution in Lisbon, Portugal; (see Portugal's crises of the Nineteenth Century).

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)

1877-03-16

Charles Bannerman completes 1st Test cricket century, 165 v Eng

1884-08-11

1st double-century stand in Test cricket, McDonnell/Murdoch 207 Aust

1884-08-12

Bill Murdoch scores 1st Test Cricket double-century, 211 at The Oval

1890-05-12

The first-ever official cricket County Championship match begins. Yorkshire beats Gloucestershire by eight wickets at Bristol. George Ulyett scores the first century in the competition.

1899-06-16

Victor Trumper's 1st Test Cricket century 135* v England, Lord's

1902-07-24

Victor Trumper scores a century for Australia before lunch 4th Test Cricket v England

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

1908-01-14

Roger Hartigan scores century on Test debut v Eng Adelaide (116)

1909-03-18

Russia and Bulgaria reach an agreement in which late 19th century Russian financial claims are cancelled to meet compensation due to Turkey from Bulgaria

1912-01-04

Smallest earth-moon distance this century, 356,375 km center-to-ctr

1912-06-06

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

1915-01-30

No 10 batsman F W Hyett scores century on debut, Vic v Tas

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.

1920-10-02

Only tripleheader of century (Reds win 13-4, 7-3 then Pirates win 6-0)

1921-10-06

Century Theater opens at 7th Ave & 59th St NYC (demolished 1962)

1924-08-23

Mars' closest approach to Earth since 10th century

1928-11-01

Bradman scores a century each innings (131 & 133*), NSW v Qld

1929-01-03

Bradman scores 112 v England at MCG - his 1st Test century

1929-03-13

Bradman scores 123 Aust v England at MCG, his 2nd Test Cricket century

1930-01-15

George Headley scores century on debut v England (made 176)

1930-01-24

Stewie Dempster scores New Zealand's 1st Test century

1930-04-04

Andrew Sandham makes Test Cricket 1st triple century

1930-04-04

Les Ames makes the 1st Test Cricket century by a wicketkeeper (149)

1931-11-28

Bradman scores 226, the 1st Test Cricket century at Gabba, v South Africa

1932-07-07

Bradman scores a cricket double century in Montreal

1932-11-07

1st broadcast of "Buck Rogers in the 25th century" on CBS-radio

1933-05-27

Century of Progress Exposition opens in Chicago

1933-06-01

Century of Progress world's fair opens in Chicago

1933-12-17

Lala Amarnath scores century on Test Cricket debut (went on to 118)

1934-05-26

Century of Progress Exposition reopens in Chicago

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

1937-03-14

Battle of the Century: Fred Allen & Jack Benny meet on radio

1939-01-02

Bradman scores 107 SA v Victoria, his 4th consecutive century

1939-06-27

Headley scores a cricket century in each innings v England at Lord's

1939-12-30

Bradman scores 267 SA v Vic, world record 34th double cricket century

1941-03-24

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

1944-09-07

Strongest Hurricane of century in Netherlands (wind force 12)

1945-11-10

"Are You with It?" opens at Century Theater NYC for 264 performances

1945-12-31

Bradman scores 112, his 1st post-War century, SA v Aust Services

1946-06-29

"Are You with It?" closes at Century Theater NYC after 264 perfs

1946-09-17

"Gypsy Lady," opens at Century Theater NYC for 79 performances

1946-09-17

"If the Shoe Fits," opens at Century Theater NYC for 20 performances

1946-11-23

"Gypsy Lady" closes at Century Theater NYC after 79 performances

1946-12-21

"If the Shoe Fits" closes at Century Theater NYC after 20 performances

1946-12-26

"Toplitzky of Notre Dame" opens at Century Theater NYC for 60 perfs

1947-02-15

"Toplitzky of Notre Dame" closes at Century Theater NYC after 60 perfs

1947-03-12

"Chocolate Soldier" opens at Century Theater NYC for 69 performances

1947-05-10

"Chocolate Soldier" closes at Century Theater NYC after 69 perfs

1947-06-02

"Louisiana Lady" opens at Century Theater NYC for 4 performances

1947-06-04

"Louisiana Lady" closes at Century Theater NYC after 4 performances

1947-11-08

Bradman scores his 99th 1st-class cricket century, 100 SA v Victoria

1948-02-11

Billy Griffith scores cricket century on debut Eng v WI, out for 140

1948-02-16

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

1948-04-30

"Inside USA" opens at Century Theater NYC for 339 performances

1948-07-27

Bradman's 29th & last Test Cricket century, part of winning 3-404

1948-09-06

"Mr Strauss Goes to Boston" opens at Century Theater NYC for 12 perfs

1948-09-16

"Heaven on Earth" opens at Century Theater NYC for 12 performances

1948-09-16

"Mr Strauss Goes to Boston" closes at Century NYC after 12 perfs

1948-09-25

"Heaven on Earth" closes at Century Theater NYC after 12 performances

1948-12-03

Don Bradman scores his last century, 123 in his own testimonial

1948-12-30

"Kiss Me, Kate" opens at New Century Theater NYC for 1077 performances

1949-02-19

"Inside USA" closes at Century Theater NYC after 339 performances

1949-07-02

"High Button Shoes" closes at Century Theater NYC after 727 perfs

1949-12-28

20th Century Fox announces it would produce TV programs

1950-12-21

Cole Porte's musical "Out of this World" premieres at New Century Theater NYC for 157 perfs

1951-05-05

"Out of This World" closes at New Century Theater NYC after 157 perfs

1951-07-28

"Kiss Me, Kate" closes at New Century Theater NYC after 1077 perfs

1952-10-14

"Buttrio Square" opens at New Century Theater NYC for 7 performances

1952-10-18

"Buttrio Square" closes at New Century Theater NYC after 7 perfs

1952-10-25

Nazar Mohammad scores Pakistan's 1st Test century 124* v India

1953-09-08

"Carnival in Flanders" opens at New Century Theater NY for 6 performances

1953-09-12

"Carnival in Flanders" closes at New Century Theater NYC after 6 perfs

1955-05-16

Ray Lindwall scores his 2nd Test Cricket century 118 at Bridgetown

1955-11-20

Polly Umrigar scores India's 1st Test Cricket double century, 223 v NZ

1958-03-19

Gary Sobers completes a century in each innings v Pakistan

1961-02-12

Mushtaq Mohammad scores 1st Test Cricket century at 17 yrs 82 days

1961-04-24

The 17th century Swedish ship Vasa is salvaged.

1962-04-21

Century 21 Exposition opens in Seattle, Washington

1964-08-17

Boycott scores his 1st Test Cricket century, 113 v Aust at the Oval

1964-10-29

Bobby Simpson completes cricket century in each innings v Pakistan

1966-01-04

Doug Walters scores second Test century in his second Test

1967-12-03

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

1968-01-20

The Houston Cougars defeat the UCLA Bruins 71-69 to win the Game of the Century.

1969-02-18

Doug Walters scores 2nd innings century after 242 in 1st

1969-09-29

"Sale Of Century" debuts on NBC-TV

1971-10-04

Borden's opens a turn-of-century ice cream parlor at Disney World

1972-04-20

Kallicharran scores his 2nd Test century in his 2nd Test Cricket

1972-08-24

Dennis Amiss scores 1st one-day int century, 103 v Australia

1973-10-20

President Nixon proclaims Jim Thorpe greatest athlete of 1st ½ century

1976-01-27

Viv Richards scores his 1st Test century against Australia

1977-03-20

Parisians elect former PM Jacques Chirac as 1st mayor in a century

1977-08-09

Chris Old completes a century in 37 mins, Yorks v Warwicks

1978-02-19

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

1978-02-25

Botham scores 1st Test Cricket century, 103 v NZ Christchurch

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

1979-12-11

Geoff Boycott scores cricket century in a limited-over international

1980-02-19

Botham a century & 13 wickets in Jubilee Test Cricket at Bombay

1980-02-26

R Hadlee scores Test Cricket century v Roberts, Garner, Holding, Croft

1980-10-21

"Banjo Dancing" opens at Century Theater NYC for 38 performances

1980-11-30

"Banjo Dancing" closes at Century Theater NYC after 38 performances

1981-03-28

Viv Richards scores century in the 1st Test at his home Antigua

1981-08-15

Ian Botham scores a century in 86 balls v Australia at Old Trafford

1982-03-14

Sidath Wettimuny scores Sri Lanka's 1st Test Cricket century

1982-10-25

David Hookes scores Cricket century in 34 balls 43 mins, SA v Victoria

1982-11-27

Kepler Wessels scores century in 1st Test Cricket (162 v England)

1982-12-25

Mudassar Nazar scores century, then Imran Khan rips through Indians

1983-04-23

David Hookes scores his only Test Cricket century, 143* v Sri Lanka

1983-12-28

Gavaskar achieves his 30th century, beating Bradman's 29

1984-01-02

Darryl Cullinan, 16, scores his 1st first-class cricket century

1984-07-03

Derek Underwood's maiden FC century after 22 yrs of trying

1984-07-09

12th Century York Minster damaged in lightening storm

1985-01-17

Azharuddin scores second Test century in second Test (v England)

1985-02-01

Azharuddin scores 3rd Test century in 3rd Test Cricket (122 v Eng)

1985-12-13

David Boon's 1st Test century, 123 v India at Adelaide

1986-01-04

David Boon's second Test century, 131 v India at Adelaide

1986-04-15

Viv Richards century off 56 balls v England in Antigua Test Cricket

1986-09-18

David Boon's 3rd Test cricket century, 122 v India at Madras

1986-12-12

David Boon's fourth Test century, 103 v England at Adelaide

1987-12-05

David Boon's 5th Test Cricket century, 143 v NZ at Brisbane

1988-01-03

Margaret Thatcher becomes longest-serving British PM this century

1988-02-02

David Boon's 6th Test Cricket century, 184* v England at Sydney

1988-09-28

Javed Miandad scores his 19th Test Cricket century (v Aus, Faisalabad)

1989-01-28

Boon completes 7th Test century, 149 v WI at SCG

1989-12-17

Michael Bevan scores cricket century on 1st-class debut (114 SA v WA)

1990-01-22

Wasim Akram scores Test century (123) at Adelaide

1991-01-28

Boon completes ninth Test century, 121 v England at Adelaide

1991-03-03

Boon completes 10th Test Cricket century, 109* v WI at Kingston

1992-01-03

Boon completes 11 Test Cricket century, 129* v India at Sydney

1992-01-28

Boon completes twelfth Test century, 135 v India at Adelaide

1992-02-02

David Boon's 13 Test Cricket century, 107 v India at Perth

1992-11-15

Praveen Amre scores century on Test Cricket debut (103 v SA, Durban)

1992-11-30

David Boon's 14th Test Cricket century, 111 v WI at Brisbane

1993-06-19

Boon completes 15th Test cricket century, 164* v England at Lord's

1993-07-03

Boon completes 16th Test Cricket century, 101 at Trent Bridge

1993-07-19

Glen Chapple (Lancs) scores fastest F-C century, 21 minutes

1993-07-23

Boon completes 17th Test Cricket century, 107 at Headingley

1993-11-27

Boon completes his 18th Test Cricket century (106 v NZ, Hobart)

1994-02-12

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

1994-10-01

Boon completes his 19th Test century (114 v Pak, Karachi)

1994-12-28

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

1995-01-29

Greg Blewett scores century on Test debut vs England, Adelaide

1995-02-06

Greg Blewett scores his 2nd century in his 2nd Test Cricket

1995-07-30

Lara completes 5th Test Cricket century, 145 at Old Trafford

1995-08-12

Lara completes 6th Test Cricket century, 152 at Trent Bridge

1995-08-26

Lara completes 7th Test Cricket century, 179 at The Oval

1995-09-28

Troy Dixon scores cricket century on 1st-class debut for Qld v W Prov

1995-09-29

Saleem Elahi scores century on ODI debut, Pakistan v Sri Lanka

1995-12-27

Boon completes his 21st Test Cricket century (110 v SL, MCG)

1995-12-31

Matthew Elliott scores separate cricket century same day for Victoria

1996-03-11

Mark Waugh scores 110 v NZ for his third century of the World Cup

1996-10-04

Shahid Afridi scores century in 37 balls for Pakistan v Sri Lanka

2002-01-09

Michael Jackson receives the Artist of the Century award at the American music awards

2004-07-16

Millennium Park, considered the first and most ambitious architectural project in the early 21st century for Chicago, is opened to the public by Mayor Richard M. Daley.

2008-06-11

Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper made an official historic apology to Canada's First Nations in regard to a residential school abuse in which children were isolated from their homes, families and cultures for a century.

2010-02-24

Sachin Tendulkar scored the the first double century in One Day International cricket.

2012-06-07

16th century archaeology remains of the Curtain Theatre, where some of Shakespeare's plays were first performed, were found under a pub in London

2012-08-06

Mount Tongariro, New Zealand, erupts for the first time in a century

2012-08-17

Gay pride events are banned for a century in Moscow

2013-04-23

West Indian cricketer, Chris Gayle, smashes the fastest century in history (30 balls)

2016-06-26

West Virginia's worst flooding in a century has killed 23

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Century - Birthdays
Date Event
1807-05-11

Ira Aldridge, Great 19th century black Shakespearian actor (Othello)

1812-10-20

Austin Flint, 19th century heart research pioneer

1856-02-22

Etienne Girardot, Twentieth Century

1859-10-18

Henri Bergson, Origins of the 21st Century

1860-10-19

Affie Jarvis, cricketer (Australian WK of the late 19th century)

1862-10-03

John Briggs, cricketer (mighty England all-rounder late 19th century)

1867-05-12

Hugh Trumble, cricket off-spinner (great Aust at turn of century)

1867-07-08

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

1869-01-08

Arnold Genthe, Landmarks in 21st Century Architecture: Thom Mayne

1869-09-30

Ernest Jones, cricket pace bowler (marvellous Aust at turn of century)

1869-12-29

Bill Howell, cricketer (Australian bowler at turn of century)

1870-11-21

Joe Darling, cricketer (Australian lefty batsman at turn of century)

1870-12-10

T R McKibbin, cricketer (NSW & Aust off-spinner late 19th century)

1873-01-28

M A Noble, cricketer (great Australian all-rounder at turn of century)

1875-07-30

Karl Gustav Ossiannilsson, Turn of the Century

1878-03-15

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

1878-08-17

Reg Duff, cricketer (Australian bat, century on debut 1902)

1878-12-10

C.R. Rajagopalachari, Lord Mountbatten: A Man for the Century

1880-12-31

George C. Marshall, George Marshall & the American Century

1881-03-04

Todor Aleksandrov, 19th century Bulgarian revolutionary (d. 1924)

1883-12-03

Albert "Tibby" Cotter, cricketer (great Aussie quick of early century)

1888-11-13

Philip Francis Nowlan, Buck Rogers in the 25th Century

1890-02-23

Harlan Tarbell, Buck Rogers in the 25th Century

1902-09-05

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

1905-02-26

Johnny Leal, Century of Progress

1909-08-09

John Baur, museum director/author (American Paintings in 19th Century)

1910-01-04

Gabe Paul, Powel Crosley and the 20th Century

1910-02-17

Walter Sarmell, Turn of the Century

1910-04-08

Wendell Bill, cricketer (NSW bat 1929-36 Century on debut 1930)

1910-06-15

Alf Pearson, A Century of Stars: The Story of the Grand Order of Water Rats

1911-9-06

Paige Crosley Kess, Powel Crosley and the 20th Century

1912-04-26

A.E. van Vogt, Origins of the 21st Century

1912-10-23

Billie Seward, Twentieth Century

1913-04-03

Lloyd Brown, Man of the Century

1913-08-31

Carlo Infascelli, Mid-Century Loves

1914-10-04

Brendan Gill, Murder of the Century

1915-08-26

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

1917-06-18

Bill Nimmo, Powel Crosley and the 20th Century

1919-03-23

Carl Graffunder, mid-century modernist architect

1919-11-30

Joe Church, A Century of Stars: The Story of the Grand Order of Water Rats

1920-04-25

Gyula Kéry, My Twentieth Century

1921-12-17

Naomi Capon, Twentieth Century Theatre: The Elder Statesman

1922-03-18

Seymour Martin Lipset, The First Measured Century

1922-08-04

John Gigacz, Supermarket Musical Massacre: The Feel-Good Homicide of the Century!

1922-9-14

Marcel Broekman, A Look Into the 23rd Century

1924-01-03

Marianne Gyllenhammar, Turn of the Century

1925-9-04

Alfred Hyslop, Man of the Century

1926-07-05

Charlotte Lesher, End of the Century

1926-07-17

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

1926-12-03

Hans Otte, Origins of the 21st Century

1926-9-14

Daniel Haller, Buck Rogers in the 25th Century

1927-12-08

Frank Tripucka, Great Sports Dynasties of the Century

1928-02-07

Ev Cassagneres, The Century

1928-02-24

Michael Harrington, St Louis, socialist/author (Fragments of Century)

1928-10-18

R H "Deepak" Shodhan, cricketer (century on Test debut for India)

1928-12-13

Richard Caffey, Buck Rogers in the 25th Century

1928-9-14

Bill Angert, Powel Crosley and the 20th Century

1930-01-02

Zbigniew Skoczek, Our XXth Century

1931-04-02

Frederick Fox, The Queen Mother: A Royal Century

1932-10-05

Madhav Apte, cricketer (bro of Arvind 7 Tests for India, 1 century)

1933-08-26

Ben Wattenberg, The First Measured Century

1933-12-19

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

1933-9-07

Lewis Crosley, Powel Crosley and the 20th Century

1934-9-27

Dick Schaap, Great Sports Dynasties of the Century

1935-03-12

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

1935-10-09

Paul Barton, cricketer (NZ batsman in early 1960's, century v South Africa)

1936-06-02

Yevgeniy Gevorgyan, Pirates of the 20th Century

1936-06-06

Roman Wilhelmi, The War of the Worlds: Next 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

1937-04-09

Valerie Singleton, Century of Queen Mother - 100 Years in 100 Minutes: A Celebration

1938-02-22

Artavazd Peleshian, Our Century

1938-03-01

Borislav Brondukov, Adventures of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson: The Twentieth Century Approaches

1939-02-17

Gil Serna, Buck Rogers in the 25th Century

1939-03-29

Hanumant Singh, cricketer (14 Tests for India-century on debut)

1939-06-14

Czeslaw Majewski, The War of the Worlds: Next Century

1940-01-09

Pierre Guyotat, Origins of the 21st Century

1940-03-28

Tony Barber, Sale of the Century

1940-10-20

Robert Pinsky, The Living Century

1940-10-23

Pelé [Edson Arantes do Nascimento], Três Corações, Minas Gerais, Brazil, Brazilian footballer (Player of the Century - 1281 goals in 1363 games)

1940-9-26

Krzysztof Wróblewski, The War of the Worlds: Next Century

1941-01-19

Mario Balmaseda, The Project of the Century

1941-02-10

John Hampshire, cricketer (of Yorkshire Century on debut for Eng 1969)

1941-06-27

Roger Bollen, Zenon: Girl of the 21st Century

1942-01-12

Guerin Barry, Buck Rogers in the 25th Century

1943-01-23

Gil Gerard, Little Rock Ark, actor (Buck Rogers in 25th Century)

1943-01-23

Gil Gerard, Buck Rogers in the 25th Century

1943-03-17

Tibor Dimény, My Twentieth Century

1944-02-25

László Vidovszky, My Twentieth Century

1944-04-07

Gábor Hanák, My Twentieth Century

1944-07-13

Boris Klyuev, Adventures of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson: The Twentieth Century Approaches

1944-08-21

David Lebrun, Proteus: A Nineteenth Century Vision

1944-12-29

Rodney Redmond, NZ cricket (opener scored century in Test v Pak 1973)

1945-04-24

Linda Stein, End of the Century

1945-11-08

Tony Mann, Aust cricket leggie (1977 century as nightwatchman v India)

1946-07-10

Casey Rankin, Super Dimension Century Orguss

1946-07-17

Giannalberto Bendazzi, Animated Century

1946-11-25

Petar Temelkovski, Goodbye, 20th Century

1946-12-04

Geert Mak, 1900 - Dawn of the Century

1946-12-14

Bernard Edelman, Deal of the Century

1947-01-08

Tomasz Szukalski, The War of the Worlds: Next Century

1947-05-31

Maureen O'Connell, Buck Rogers in the 25th Century

1949-03-05

Talgat Nigmatulin, Pirates of the 20th Century

1949-11-06

Joseph Wilson, A Spy Speaks Out/Aging in the 21st Century/Star of Starbucks

1949-11-21

Basil Williams, cricketer (century on debut for West Indies 1978)

1950-04-26

Piotr Szulkin, The War of the Worlds: Next Century

1950-05-13

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

1950-10-03

Pamela Hensley, Glendale California, actress (Buck Rogers in 25th Century)

1950-10-11

Jerzy Illg, The Century of Czeslaw Milosz

1951-01-28

Jim Letchworth, Sirens of the 23rd Century

1951-02-07

Dan Kessel, End of the Century

1951-07-20

Joy Dunstan, 20th Century Oz

1952-11-12

Steve Bartkowski, 17th Annual American Century Championship

1953-07-08

Andrew Mirisch, Buck Rogers in the 25th Century

1953-9-21

Wojciech Gogolewski, The War of the Worlds: Next Century

1954-05-05

Natalya Khorokhorina, Pirates of the 20th Century

1954-07-27

Maciej Bugajak, Anti-Semitism in the 21st Century: The Resurgence

1954-10-22

Juozas Javaitis, The Century of Czeslaw Milosz

1954-11-24

Clem Burke, End of the Century

1955-11-16

Pierre Larouche, 17th Annual American Century Championship

1955-11-21

Glenn Ridge, Sale of the Century

1955-12-06

Steve Parr, Sale of the Century

1956-01-06

Holly Fulger, Zenon: Girl of the 21st Century

1957-04-13

Gregorio Gaviati, Sale of the Century

1958-10-05

Arkadiy Koval, Adventures of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson: The Twentieth Century Approaches

1959-03-13

Dirk Wellham, cricketer (century on NSW debut & Australian debut )

1959-9-20

Meral Okay, Magnificent Century

1960-01-02

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

1960-11-15

Richard Kassebaum, Woodrow Wilson and the Birth of the American Century

1961-06-03

Greg Thirloway, Zenon: Girl of the 21st Century

1963-12-06

Daniel Severa, Balkan Island: The Last Story of the Century

1963-12-25

Thomas Kercmar, M III: Century of the Dead

1965-03-07

Todd Osborne, Powel Crosley and the 20th Century

1965-05-05

Zoltán Lábas, My Twentieth Century

1965-08-18

Sándor Czvetkó, My Twentieth Century

1966-02-07

Billy Joe Tolliver, 17th Annual American Century Championship

1966-02-12

Dorota Segda, My Twentieth Century

1966-08-31

Sofija Kunovska, Goodbye, 20th Century

1966-10-09

John McNicholas, White Rod: A Hero for the 21st Century

1967-02-15

Olivier Foubert, The Children of the Century

1967-04-21

Darren VanCleef, Selling in the 21st Century

1967-9-24

Jack Edward Sawyers, Quiet Riot Live in the 21st Century

1968-08-14

Praveen Amre, cricketer (Indian batsman, century on Test debut 1992)

1969-01-23

Nikola Ristanovski, Goodbye, 20th Century

1969-06-29

James M. Tate, Selling in the 21st Century

1969-08-01

Graham Thorpe, cricketer (England LHB Century on Test debut 1993)

1970-03-10

Jo Bailey, Sale of the Century

1970-10-21

Corey Nakatami, 17th Annual American Century Championship

1970-11-23

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

1971-10-29

Greg Blewett, cricketer (Aust batsman, century on Test debut 1995)

1971-9-11

Gibson Frazier, Man of the Century

1972-01-21

Orie Fujisawa, 20th Century Boys 3: Redemption

1972-12-24

Oscar Nestell, Man of the Century

1974-02-20

Melissa St. Hilaire, Man of the Century

1974-03-16

Mark Gatha, Zoids: Chaotic Century

1974-04-08

Nnedi Okorafor, Brave New Souls: Black Sci-Fi and Fantasy Writers of the 21st Century

1975-08-05

Dan Hipgrave, UK Music Hall of Fame: Biggest Selling Artists of the 21st Century

1976-02-22

Kimberly Pollard, Modern Mid-Century Living Room

1976-03-13

Ryuichi Isozaki, 20th Century Boys 3: Redemption

1976-12-19

Victoria Duffin, The Century of the Self

1978-03-10

Uffe Paulsen, The Game of the Century

1978-11-12

Lena Yada, Naked in the 21st Century

1979-01-20

Asaka Kubo, Japanese gravure idol of 20th Century

1980-02-10

Iqbal Khan, Fun2shh... Dudes in the 10th Century

1980-9-06

Thomas Andrew Moore, Surviving the 21st Century

1981-03-10

Prosper Masquelier, Game of the Century

1981-07-13

Ágnes Kovács, My Twentieth Century

1981-11-20

Kimberley Walsh, Kimberley Walsh's 50 Girls of the Century

1982-11-21

Jackson Low, 21st Century Punk Rock Volume #1

1983-04-26

Jon Jivan, 20th Century Man

1983-12-09

Geoff Dorshimer, The Roaring Twenty-First Century

1984-04-08

Kirsten Storms, Zenon: Girl of the 21st Century

1984-04-11

Dave Bullis, The Roaring Twenty-First Century

1986-01-08

Rhian Rees, Confession of a Child of the Century

1986-10-10

Bob Kaplan, The Roaring Twenty-First Century

1989-11-24

Patric P. Ciervo, The Roaring Twenty-First Century

1994-03-09

Oliver Gigacz, Supermarket Musical Massacre: The Feel-Good Homicide of the Century!

1997-9-13

Spencer Gigacz, Supermarket Musical Massacre: The Feel-Good Homicide of the Century!

Century - Weddings
Date Event
1992-08-20

Rocker Sting weds Trudie Styler at an 11th century chapel in Wiltshire, England

2004-07-31

"Ed" actor Tom Cavanagh (35) weds "Sports Illustrated" photo editor Maureen Grise (33) at a 19th-century, cedar-shingled Roman Catholic church in Nantucket, Massachusetts

2005-10-02

Former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko's daughter Evhenya Tymoshenko weds "Death Valley Screamers" musician Sean Carr at 11th century Vydubychi Monastery in Kiev, Ukraine

2008-12-31

Former American Idol finalist Gina Glocksen (24) weds teacher Joe Ruzicka (32) at the Century Memorial Chapel at Naperville Settlement in Naperville, Illinois

Century - Deaths
Date Event
1683-03-29

Yaoya Oshichi, a young girl burned at the stake for arson in 17th Century Japan (b. 1667)

1915-04-03

Andrew Stoddart, cricketer (England capt at turn of century), suicide

1921-01-29

Billy Gunn, cricket (score 392 runs for Eng including a century), dies

1926-04-25

Ellen K S Key, Swedish author/feminist (Century of the Child), dies at 76

1932-07-21

Bill Gleason, late 19th century baseball player

1939-11-10

Etienne Girardot, Twentieth Century

1940-02-01

Philip Francis Nowlan, Buck Rogers in the 25th Century

1941-01-04

Henri Bergson, Origins of the 21st Century

1942-08-09

Arnold Genthe, Landmarks in 21st Century Architecture: Thom Mayne

1944-11-17

A C MacLaren, cricketer (England batsman from turn of century), dies

1945-04-22

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

1951-03-31

Ralph Forbes, Twentieth Century

1959-10-16

George C. Marshall, George Marshall & the American Century

1960-06-16

Harlan Tarbell, Buck Rogers in the 25th Century

1964-04-18

Ben Hecht, playwright (Child of the Century), dies at 71

1967-11-23

Freddie Martin, cricket WI batsman, (9 Tests 486 runs 1 century), dies

1970-03-14

Karl Gustav Ossiannilsson, Turn of the Century

1973-05-08

Ralph Miller, last 19th century baseball player (Brooklyn Bridegrooms and Baltimore Orioles), dies aged 100

1979-12-22

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

1980-03-18

Richard Caffey, Buck Rogers in the 25th Century

1982-03-20

Billie Seward, Twentieth Century

1982-05-12

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

1982-12-13

Jack Badcock, cricketer (7 Tests, 1 century but inconsistent), dies

1984-10-30

Carlo Infascelli, Mid-Century Loves

1985-02-13

Talgat Nigmatulin, Pirates of the 20th Century

1989-07-29

Walter Sarmell, Turn of the Century

1989-08-22

Diana Vreeland, The Eighteenth Century Woman

1989-12-07

Edythe Chatfield, Powel Crosley and the 20th Century

1991-05-18

Charles Bruce Millholland, Twentieth Century

1991-11-03

Roman Wilhelmi, The War of the Worlds: Next Century

1994-05-09

Paige Crosley Kess, Powel Crosley and the 20th Century

1994-06-03

Zbigniew Skoczek, Our XXth Century

1996-11-09

Johnny Leal, Century of Progress

1997-12-14

Elmer Hentz, Powel Crosley and the 20th Century

1997-12-27

Brendan Gill, Murder of the Century

1998-04-26

Gabe Paul, Powel Crosley and the 20th Century

1999-09-15

Joe Church, A Century of Stars: The Story of the Grand Order of Water Rats

2000-01-26

A.E. van Vogt, Origins of the 21st Century

2000-05-08

Lewis Crosley, Powel Crosley and the 20th Century

2001-02-15

Rose Freedman, A Century of Living

2001-12-21

Dick Schaap, Great Sports Dynasties of the Century

2002-06-10

Gyula Kéry, My Twentieth Century

2003-04-01

Lloyd Brown, Man of the Century

2003-08-30

Bill Angert, Powel Crosley and the 20th Century

2004-03-10

Borislav Brondukov, Adventures of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson: The Twentieth Century Approaches

2005-04-29

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

2005-06-16

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

2006-12-31

Seymour Martin Lipset, The First Measured Century

2007-01-27

Charlotte Lesher, End of the Century

2007-10-30

Linda Stein, End of the Century

2007-12-26

Hans Otte, Origins of the 21st Century

2008-08-27

Richard Kassebaum, Woodrow Wilson and the Birth of the American Century

2009-01-02

Casey Rankin, Super Dimension Century Orguss

2011-02-22

Bill Nimmo, Powel Crosley and the 20th Century

2011-04-01

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

2012-04-09

Meral Okay, Magnificent Century

2012-07-02

Ev Cassagneres, The Century

2012-07-07

Alf Pearson, A Century of Stars: The Story of the Grand Order of Water Rats

2012-08-02

Tomasz Szukalski, The War of the Worlds: Next Century

2013-02-16

Marianne Gyllenhammar, Turn of the Century

2013-09-12

Frank Tripucka, Great Sports Dynasties of the Century

2013-12-11

Frederick Fox, The Queen Mother: A Royal Century

2014-08-23

John Gigacz, Supermarket Musical Massacre: The Feel-Good Homicide of the Century!

2015-06-28

Ben Wattenberg, The First Measured Century

2015-10-03

Roger Bollen, Zenon: Girl of the 21st Century


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