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

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