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

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