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

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