20th Century

Events

Ives, 1874-1954, USA

1874 - 1954

Schönberg, 1875-1951, Austria

1875 - 1951

“Jim Crow” laws enacted in Tennessee, 1875

1875

Bartok, 1881-1945, Hungary

1881 - 1945

Hitler born in Austria, 1881

1881

Stravinsky, 1882-1971, Russia

1882 - 1971

Orff, 1895 - 1982, Germany

1895 - 1982

Gershwin, 1898-1937, USA

1898 - 1937

Ellington, 1899-1974, USA

1899 - 1974

Copland, 1900-1990, USA

1900 - 1990

President William McKinley Assassinated, 1901

1901

Wright Brother's first flight, 1903

1903

Ford Introduces Model T, 1908

1908

Cage, 1912-1992, USA

1912 - 1992

Bernstein, 1918-1990, USA

1918 - 1990

World War I Ends, 1918

1918

Pärt, 1935-Present, Estonia

1935

Reich, 1936-Present, USA

1936

World War II Begins, 1939

1939

Japanese Attack Pearl Harbor, 1941

1941

Alaska and Hawaii become states, 1959

1959

Higdon, 1962-Present, USA

1962

Kennedy Assassinated, 1963

1963