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

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