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

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