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

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