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

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