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

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