History Timeline of the 20th Century
Browse through this history timeline of the 20th century to examine each decade within this amazing century.
Rwanda Genocide Timeline
In 1994, the Rwanda Genocide resulted in the deaths of 800,000 Tutsi and Hutu sympathizers. Learn more about the genocide by browsing this Rwanda Genocide timeline, which shows the history of Rwanda from its first European colonization to the end of the genocide.
From the time of its construction, the Titanic was built to be gigantic and luxurious. Follow the history of the Titanic, from its beginnings in a shipyard to its end at the bottom of the sea, in this timeline of the Titanic.
World War I Timeline
World War I (WWI) was sparked by the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand in 1914 and ended with the Treaty of Versailles in 1919. Find out what happened in between these momentous events in this WWI timeline.
20th Century History: Year by Year
Infoplease.com offers this fantastic year-by-year and decade-by-decade history (scroll to the middle of the page) of the world during the 20th century.
Black History Timeline
Although this timeline begins in 1517, it focuses on black history of the 19th and 20th centuries, providing important milestones in black history in the United States.
Century in Review
A great timeline for young people, created and written by elementary school students.
General Chronology of Events
A different, yet interesting, timeline of the years 1900 to 1929. Includes events not typically found on the usual timeline.
A decade-by-decade history of the United States. Includes a brief vignette about each decade, a collection of images, and a listing of important dates. Use the links at the top of the timeline to navigate to additional decades.
Media History Project Timeline
A fascinating timeline of important events in communications history - including cameras, telephones, computers, and more.
Nuclear Age Timeline
A great timeline covering the major nuclear development (and non-development) milestones of the century. Each decade includes some textual information about the nuclear events of the decade.
People's Century Timeline
This innovative timeline from PBS provides a handful of key events of the twentieth century, organized into over two dozen sub-timelines. Each of the timelines are clickable and provide timeline data in the window below the main timeline.
Technology Timeline: 1752 - 1990
A fascinating timeline from PBS that provides a history of technology in a nutshell.
That Wacky Century!
An irreverent look at the 20th century. Roger Wilcox includes some lighthearted events (i.e. 1977 - Star Wars is released...) among the essentials of 20th century history.
World War II in Europe Timeline
The events leading up to and during World War II in Europe, from the History Place.