American Century Year-By-Year

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Can you name the year (1901-2000) in which each event in American history ocurred?

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Premiere of 'Citizen Kane'
Gateway Arch dedicated in St. Louis
Three Mile Island accident
First McDonald's opens
Apple Computer Company founded
'Our Town' premieres on Broadway
New Coke released
Challenger Disaster
Work begins at the Panama Canal
Japanese-American Internment begins
'Pac-Man' released
NAACP Founded
Harvey Milk assassinated
Lynyrd Skynyrd plane crash
National Football League founded
Oklahoma admitted to Union
Huey Long assassinated
Last American soldier leaves Vietnam
Columbine High School Massacre
First crossword puzzle published
Apollo 11 lands on the Moon
US detonates first hydrogen bomb
Operation Desert Storm begins
'Saturday Night Live' first airs
US enters the United Nations
Apollo Theater opens in Harlem
'Dewey beats Truman'
Henry Ford produces first Model T
Raid of Branch Davidian compound
'Heartbreak Hotel' released
Kerri Strug finishes her vault on a broken ankle
Disneyland opens to the public
Michael Jordan drafted by Chicago Bulls
Premiere of 'Birth of a Nation'
First Daylight Savings begins nationwide
Final Episode of 'M*A*S*H'
US enters World War I
Supreme Court dissolves Standard Oil monopoly
'Godfather' released into theaters
First film appearance of Mickey Mouse
San Francisco Earthquake kills 3,000
First American combat fatality in Vietnam
Martin and Lewis' first performance as a team
Charles Lindbergh flies solo over the Atlantic
Alaska admitted to Union
Julius and Ethel Rosenberg executed
NATO treaty signed
Leonard Bernstein conducts final concert
Kurt Cobain found dead
William Mckinley assassinated
NASA established
Amelia Earhart disappears into the Pacific
JFK assassinated in Dallas
Final 'Peanuts' cartoon published
Brown v. Board of Education ruling
MLK completes march to Selma
Super Bowl I
Los Angeles hosts Olympics for first time
Pentagon constructed
Wright Brothers' first succesful airplane flight
18th Amendment ratified, authorizing Prohibition
Hoover Dam completed
Jackie Robinson breaks the color barrier
Beatles first perform on 'Ed Sullivan Show'
First woman elected to Congress
First College Bowl game (Rose Bowl)
'I Love Lucy' premieres
Dow Jones closes above 7000 for first time
First performance of 'Rhapsody in Blue'
Wilt Chamberlain scores 100 points
'Grapes of Wrath' published
'Toy Story' released into theaters
Oliver North indicted in Iran-Contra affair
Charles Manson found guilty of murder
Sacco and Vanzetti found guilty of murder
Wilson defeats Roosevelt and Taft for presidency
US enters Korean War
FDR: 'Fear Itself' speech
Richard Nixon resigns the presidency
King verdict spars Riots in Los Angeles
Iran releases 52 American hostages
'To Kill a Mockingbird' published
WTC North Tower becomes World's tallest building
Scopes 'Monkey Trial' begins
Michael Jackson's 'Thriller' released
National Bar Association incorporates
Las Vegas founded
Exxon Valdez spill
Lincoln Memorial dedicated
Wrigley Field opens in Chicago
Wall Street crashes on 'Black Tuesday'
Pluto discovered by Clyde Tombaugh
Al Capone sentenced to prison for tax evasion
Clinton publicly denies Lewinsky sex scandal
Time Magazine begins publication
First published story of Paul Bunyan
'Hair' opens on Broadway
Reagan: 'Tear down this wall!'
'Bay of Pigs' invasion fails

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