Who was president when...?

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Can you name the U.S. President at the time these events occurred?

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EventPresidentYear
MTV debuted
Wright Brothers flew the first flight
Reconstruction ends in the southern U.S.
U.S. Bicentennial
U.S. Centennial
Last of the 13 original colonies ratifies the Constitution
'I Love Lucy' debuts on CBS
'Gone With the Wind' the film debuts in Atlanta
Dr. Martin Luther King is assasinated
Adolf Hitler first takes office in Germany
Louisiana Territory is purchased from France
Wal-Mart Opens its first store in Rogers, Ark.
The Act that created the Interstate Highway System is signed into law
Charter for the First Bank of the United States expires
Charter for the Second Bank of the United States expires
Kent State Massacre
U.S. Boycott of Moscow Olympics
Sinking of the RMS Titanic
Loma Prieta earthquake strikes San Francisco
First World Trade Center bombing
The Library of Congress is founded
Harper's Ferry raid
EventPresidentYear
Supreme Court ruling on the Amistad
U.S. joins World War I
General Sherman burns Atlanta
Compromise of 1850 introduced in Congress
Deepwater Horizon explodes
Hurricane Katrina strikes the U.S.
First Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade
Panic of 1893 strikes the U.S.
First Confederate state to be readmitted to the Union (Tennessee)
Opening of the Erie Canal
Yankee Stadium opens
U.S. takes possesion of Florida
Hawaii is annexed
Thomas Edison receives his patent for the two-way telegraph
Crimean War begins
Cherokee Tribe forcibly removed in the 'Trail of Tears'
Congress approves the annexation of Texas
Billy the Kid is shot and killed
Brooklyn Bridge first opens to traffic
Mexican-American war officially ends
Napoleon III becomes Emperor of France

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