Sports Quiz / 100 Sports Moments of the 20th Century in the US

Random Sports or Century Quiz

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

Quiz not verified by Sporcle

How to PlayForced Order
Score 0/99 Timer 20:00
First Indy 500
Original Yankee Stadium opens
Roger Maris hits 61 homers; breaks Babe Ruth's record of 60
Wilt 'The Stilt' Chamberlain scores 100 points in single game
Miami Dolphins have only perfect NFL season, finish 14-0
Thurmon Munson dies in plane crash
Steve Young wins MVP, Joe Montana plays for Chiefs
Lester Reiff is highest paid horse jockey of decade
Seattle Seahawks and Tampa Bay Buccaneers founded
Baseball's NY Giants sign two blacks
Chicago Bulls win first of six titles in next eight years
Vince Lombardi dies
First Rose Bowl held
Packers win 3rd straight NFL title
Detroit Pistons shutout L.A. Lakers 4-0
Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa break Roger Maris' homerun record
First Heisman winner is Jay Berwanger
College Football almost ended
Wilt Chamberlain elected to NBA Hall of Fame
Packers win first of 13 NFL titles
World Series founded
Drew Bledsoe sets pass completions and pass attempts
15 year old Joe Nuxhall is youngest to pitch in MLB
Bobsledding debuts in Olympics
Second MLB All-Star Game
FDR gives MLB go-ahead to play
Pete Rose breaks Ty Cobb's all-time hit record
'Hammerin' Hank Aaron hits 715th homer
Chicago Bears meet Packers in playoffs for the 1st of 2 times
Bulls have 72-10 record, breaks record
Bears set record for most points with 73
Red Grange turns pro 2 days after college ends
Jackie Robinson retires
Jesse Owens wind 4 gold in Berlin
Chicago Bears win 2nd straight NFL title
Flu pandemic shuts down pro football
LeRoy Irvin sets NFL record 207 punt return yards
Jackie Robinson is first black in MLB
Pittsburgh Steelers win another Super Bowl
Bears-Packers rivalry founded
Roberto Clemente becomes only player to hit walk-off grand slam inside the park homerun
Coaches Poll established
Walter Payton dies
AFL play is founded
Rollie Fingers breaks Hoyt Wilhelm's career saves record
Milwaukee Brewers go to WS, then lose to St. Louis Cardinals
Yankees win their 10th WS title
Baseball Hall of Fame is dedicated
First forward pass thrown
Chicago Cubs win their only World Series
Milwaukee Bucks win only NBA title
Cal Ripken Jr. breaks Lou Gehrig's consecutive game record
Bulls complete first three-peat of the decade
Brooklyn Dodgers move to Ebbets Field
Black boxer Jack Johnson beats James Jeffries
NFL is founded
First Cotton Bowl held
Jim Bunning pitches perfect game
Packers beat Cowboys in famed Ice Bowl
First Pro Football Hall of Fame class inducted
Rube Foster suffers nervous breakdown
Yale wins college football's National Championship
MLB starts interleague play
Packers win 2nd Super Bowl, beat Raiders 35-14
US wins 25 gold medals at Olympics
Cleveland Rams move to L.A.
'Broadway' Joe Namath guarantees a victory in 3rd Super Bowl
Orlando Cepeda becomes first designated hitter
BYU wins National Championship
Giants beat Packers for NFL title
Yankee Stadium is first built
New York Mets win WS
MLB Players and coaches will vote for All Star Game
Celtics-Lakers Finals rivalry begins with Celts winning 4-1
Bobby Jones wins US Amateur Open
BAA is founded
Babe Ruth hits 11 homeruns
Nolan Ryan pitches no-hitter
Packers win 2nd straight NFL title
Seattle Mariners and Toronto Blue Jays debut
Second shutout in WS history
First PGA Championship held
Tony Dorsett sets NFL record 99 yard run from scrimmage
Joe DiMaggio marries Marilyn Monroe
First NFL Pro Bowl
First running of the Mount Marathon race
NBA record 106 fouls
Packers win 1st Super Bowl, beat Chiefs 35-10
First NFL Pro Bowl
AFL is founded
NY Giants (baseball) refuse to play in WS
33 events at Olympics
Indiana beats Syracuse for Men's College Basketball Championship
John Heisman wins college football championship
Pittsburgh Pirates win WS 4-3
First NFL Championship game
Jamie Morris of Washington Redskins has 45 rushing attempts
Yankees shutout Pirates 4-0 in WS
Kansas Jayhawks fieldhouse opens (Allen Fieldhouse)

You're not logged in!

Compare scores with friends on all Sporcle quizzes.
Sign Up with Email
Log In

You Might Also Like...

Show Comments


Your Account Isn't Verified!

In order to create a playlist on Sporcle, you need to verify the email address you used during registration. Go to your Sporcle Settings to finish the process.