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

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