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

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