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

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