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

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