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

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