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

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