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

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