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Can you name the year (1901-2000) in which each event in American history ocurred?

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

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