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

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