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

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