101 Events That Made The 20th Century

Wednesdays at 7:30pm AEDT from January 2 until February 20


The twentieth century was an extraordinary 100 years that saw change on an unprecedented scale, brought about by events ranging from wars and natural disasters to moments of industrial and artistic genius. Packed with archive material and interviews with a range of experts and familiar faces, each of the episodes in this new series looks at key events around a specific theme, for example law and order, and the impact they had. An episode on turning points looks at pivotal moments such as the assassination of JFK, while others cover wars, the rise of new borders and states, revolutions in art, entertainment and industry, diseases such as AIDS and societal changes such as universal suffrage and the rise in consumerism. This is a comprehensive and fascinating look at the world we now live in, as shaped by its recent past.

Season 1
Date & time
5: Episode 5
5: Episode 5
Wed 30 January·7:30pm
Thu 31 January·4:00am
Thu 31 January·11:30am
Sun 3 February·9:30pm
Mon 4 February·5:30am
Mon 4 February·11:30am
4: Episode 4
4: Episode 4
Wed 23 January·7:30pm
Thu 24 January·4:00am
Thu 24 January·11:30am
Sun 27 January·9:30pm
Mon 28 January·5:30am
Mon 28 January·11:30am