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

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