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

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