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

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