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

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