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

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