100 Sports Moments of the 20th Century in the US

Random Sports or definition Quiz

Can you name the 100 Defining Moments of the 20th Century?

Quiz not verified by Sporcle

How to Play
Thurmon Munson dies in plane crash
Baseball Hall of Fame is dedicated
Pittsburgh Steelers win another Super Bowl
First forward pass thrown
Packers win 3rd straight NFL title
Yankees win their 10th WS title
Indiana beats Syracuse for Men's College Basketball Championship
Babe Ruth hits 11 homeruns
Bears set record for most points with 73
Yale wins college football's National Championship
Milwaukee Bucks win only NBA title
Milwaukee Brewers go to WS, then lose to St. Louis Cardinals
Celtics-Lakers Finals rivalry begins with Celts winning 4-1
First Indy 500
Joe DiMaggio marries Marilyn Monroe
Bobsledding debuts in Olympics
First running of the Mount Marathon race
Rube Foster suffers nervous breakdown
'Hammerin' Hank Aaron hits 715th homer
Second shutout in WS history
New York Mets win WS
Bulls complete first three-peat of the decade
World Series founded
NY Giants (baseball) refuse to play in WS
Jim Bunning pitches perfect game
Jesse Owens wind 4 gold in Berlin
Vince Lombardi dies
Orlando Cepeda becomes first designated hitter
Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa break Roger Maris' homerun record
Wilt Chamberlain elected to NBA Hall of Fame
Jackie Robinson is first black in MLB
'Broadway' Joe Namath guarantees a victory in 3rd Super Bowl
BYU wins National Championship
NBA record 106 fouls
15 year old Joe Nuxhall is youngest to pitch in MLB
Flu pandemic shuts down pro football
Walter Payton dies
Lester Reiff is highest paid horse jockey of decade
First Rose Bowl held
First Cotton Bowl held
Seattle Mariners and Toronto Blue Jays debut
33 events at Olympics
Seattle Seahawks and Tampa Bay Buccaneers founded
MLB starts interleague play
FDR gives MLB go-ahead to play
Yankee Stadium is first built
Red Grange turns pro 2 days after college ends
Miami Dolphins have only perfect NFL season, finish 14-0
First Heisman winner is Jay Berwanger
First PGA Championship held
Rollie Fingers breaks Hoyt Wilhelm's career saves record
Cleveland Rams move to L.A.
Giants beat Packers for NFL title
Original Yankee Stadium opens
Pittsburgh Pirates win WS 4-3
LeRoy Irvin sets NFL record 207 punt return yards
Chicago Bears meet Packers in playoffs for the 1st of 2 times
Yankees shutout Pirates 4-0 in WS
Jamie Morris of Washington Redskins has 45 rushing attempts
Steve Young wins MVP, Joe Montana plays for Chiefs
Chicago Bears win 2nd straight NFL title
Baseball's NY Giants sign two blacks
Packers win 2nd straight NFL title
First NFL Championship game
BAA is founded
Bulls have 72-10 record, breaks record
Second MLB All-Star Game
Bobby Jones wins US Amateur Open
First Pro Football Hall of Fame class inducted
MLB Players and coaches will vote for All Star Game
NFL is founded
Kansas Jayhawks fieldhouse opens (Allen Fieldhouse)
Bears-Packers rivalry founded
Brooklyn Dodgers move to Ebbets Field
Wilt 'The Stilt' Chamberlain scores 100 points in single game
Chicago Bulls win first of six titles in next eight years
Pete Rose breaks Ty Cobb's all-time hit record
Nolan Ryan pitches no-hitter
First NFL Pro Bowl
Packers win 2nd Super Bowl, beat Raiders 35-14
First NFL Pro Bowl
Black boxer Jack Johnson beats James Jeffries
AFL is founded
Packers win 1st Super Bowl, beat Chiefs 35-10
AFL play is founded
Roger Maris hits 61 homers; breaks Babe Ruth's record of 60
Detroit Pistons shutout L.A. Lakers 4-0
Jackie Robinson retires
Tony Dorsett sets NFL record 99 yard run from scrimmage
John Heisman wins college football championship
Roberto Clemente becomes only player to hit walk-off grand slam inside the park homerun
Cal Ripken Jr. breaks Lou Gehrig's consecutive game record
Chicago Cubs win their only World Series
College Football almost ended
Drew Bledsoe sets pass completions and pass attempts
Packers win first of 13 NFL titles
Coaches Poll established
Packers beat Cowboys in famed Ice Bowl
US wins 25 gold medals at Olympics

Friend Scores

  Player Best Score Plays Last Played
You You haven't played this game yet.

You Might Also Like...