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

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