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

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