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

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