Major 20th Century events by year - 3

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Can you name the year in which these major 20th century events took place?

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Adolf Hitler named Chancellor of Germany:
Nazi Party begins to seize power
Alan Shepard becomes first American in space
Betty Friedan's 'The Feminine Mystique' inaugurates modern women's rights movement
Charles Lindbergh crosses the Atlantic in first solo flight
Chernobyl nuclear plant explosion
results in deaths of an estimated 7,000
Civil rights march converges on Washington, D.C.: Martin Luther King gives 'I Have A Dream' speech
Communists build wall to divide East and West Berlin
Congress passes landmark Civil Rights Act
outlawing segregation
'ENIAC' becomes world's first computer
FDR launches 'New Deal:' sweeping federal economic, public works legislation to combat depression
Joseph Stalin begins forced modernization of the Soviet Union: resulting famines claim 25 million
John F. Kennedy assassinated in Dallas
Max Planck proposes quantum theory of energy
HeadlineYear
North Atlantic Treaty Organization established
Neil Armstrong becomes the first human
to walk on the moon
Plastic invented: revolutionizes products, packaging
President Richard M. Nixon resigns after Watergate scandal
Roe vs. Wade decision legalizes abortion
Sec. of State George Marshall proposes European recovery program (The Marshall Plan)
Sigmund Freud publishes 'The Interpretation of Dreams.'
United States drops atomic bombs on Hiroshima, Nagasaki: Japan surrenders to end World War II
U.S. combat troops arrive in South Vietnam:
U.S. planes bomb North Vietnam
The Beatles takes the United States by storm
after debut on the Ed Sullivan show
U.S. stock market crashes: The Great Depression sets in
Winston Churchill designated
Prime Minister of Great Britain

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