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

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