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

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