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

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