100 Years ... 100 Headlines

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Can you name the year of each of these actual newspaper headlines (20th century only)?

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Maris Hits 61st in Final Game
Atom Spy Couple Sentenced to Die
Radio Fake Scares Nation
Work Begins on Yankee Stadium; No Ceremony to Mark First Step in Construction
Death Captures Crown of Rock and Roll
President Harding Dies Suddenly
Harry Houdini Dies After Operations: Loses Fight For Life in Detroit Hospital
Dewey Defeats Truman
Chernenko is Dead in Moscow at 73; Gorbachev Succeeds Him
President Roosevelt Greets Free Cuba
Kennedy and Nixon Clash in TV Debate
Nixon Resigns
Soviet Fires Earth Satellite into Space
Communists Take Over Saigon
German Army Attacks Poland
North Atlantic Pact Erases Last Marks of Isolationism
Mandela is Named President, Closing the Era of Apartheid
Inventors of North Carolina Box Kite Machine Want Government to Purchase It
Dillinger Slain in Chicago; Shot Dead by Federal Men in Front of Movie Theatre
Jackson Wins Easily in Michigan in Surprising Setback to Dukakis
Standard Oil Company Must Dissolve in 6 Months
Amid Splendor, Charles Weds Diana
Democrats Assert Reagan is Using ‘Star Wars’ Scare to Hide Blunders
Martin Luther King Wins the Nobel Prize for Peace
U.S. Forces Out of Vietnam; Hanoi Frees the Last P.O.W.
Reds’ Night Game Draws 25,000 Fans; First Under Lights in Major Leagues
Guyana Official Reports 300 Dead At Religious Sect's Jungle Temple
Hitler Dead
Manson and 3 Women Found Guilty; State to Ask Death Penalty
Capone Convicted of Dodging Taxes; May Get 17 Years
Stalingrad Halts Hard Nazi Attacks; Red Army Takes Strong Points from Germans
Landslide for Ike!
Government Clears the Way for Quantity Production of Salk Preventive
Electronic Computer Flashes Answers, May Speed Engineering
Ferraro is Chosen by Mondale as Running Mate, First Woman on Major Ticket
100,000 Hail Hitler; U.S. Athletes Avoid Nazi Salute to Him
4 U.S. Agents Killed in Texas Shootout with Cult
Lindbergh Does It!
Oahu Bombed by Japanese Planes
Largest U.S. Tanker Spill Spews 270,000 Barrels of Oil off Alaska
4000 Ships Carry Troops to Coast of France
Kennedy Orders Blockade of Cuba
Los Angeles Policemen Acquitted In Taped Beating
Italians Guilty in Murder;Jury to Deal With Them as if They Were Americans
High Court Puts New Curb On Powers of the Police to Interrogate Suspects
Martial Law Declared in Sarajevo: Heir to Throne Assassinated
3 Apollo Astronauts Die in Fire
Hawaii Becomes the 50th State; New Flag Shown
Shark Kills 2 Bathers, Maims 1, Near New York
US is Voted Dry
3rd Planet Found in Modern Times; Others, Uranus and Neptune
Clinton, at U.N., Signs Treaty Banning All Nuclear Testing
Lusitania Topedoed!
Eisenhower Heads Allied Staff;Land, Air, Sea Chiefs To Serve Under Eisenhower
Suffrage Amendment is Ratified
Truce Is Signed, Ending the Fighting In Korea
Wall Street Lays an Egg
Our Subway Opens, 150,000 Try It
2 Students in Colorado School Said to Gun Down as Many as 23
Fatal Fall of Wright Airship; Lieut. Selfridge Killed and Orville Wright Hurt
Mark Twain is Dead at 74
Lenin Dies of Cerebral Hemorrhage; Moscow Throngs Overcome With Grief
U.S. Defeats Soviet Squad in Olympic Hockey by 4-3
Truman Orders U.S. Air, Navy Units to Fight In Aid Of Korea
Malcolm Knew He Was a 'Marked Man'
Scott Dies After Finding Pole
The Shuttle Explodes
Drastic Measures Everywhere to Curb Flu
China Resumes Control of Hong Kong, Concluding 156 Years of British Rule
Nation and Millions in City Joyously Hail Bicentennial
Russia and Japan Accept Roosevelt’s Suggestion
Men Walk on Moon
Clinton Emphatically Denies an Affair With Ex-Intern
Earthquake and Fire: San Francisco in Ruins
Dodgers Purchase Robinson, First Negro in Modern Major League Baseball
White Star Liner Strikes Iceberg on Maiden Trip
Wilson Asks for War Action
Unknowns of World War II and Korea Are Enshrined
Budapest Protest Grew Into War; Battle for Hungary Remains in Doubt
Assassin Kills Kennedy: Lyndon Johnson Sworn In
Raze Berlin Wall, Reagan Urges Soviet
Two Germanys Unite After 45 Years with Jubilation and a Vow of Peace
High Court Bans School Segregation; 9-to-0 Decision Grants Time to Comply
Lindbergh Baby Kidnapped From Home
Paris Falls: City Quiet as Nazis Enter
Opening of Service; About 10,000 Words Sent Between Nova Scotia and Ireland
Hindenburg Burns in Lakehurst Crash
President Starts Recovery Program
Galveston in Ruins: Estimates of Dead in Thousands
President Leaves on Trip to China
Bush Halts Offensive Combat; Kuwait Freed, Iraqis Crushed
At Least 31 Are Dead, Scores Are Missing After Bomb Attack in Oklahoma City
Taft Impressed Audience; Breaking of Tradition Added to the Inauguration
Power Failure Imperils Astronauts
President Shot at Buffalo Fair
Scopes Guilty, Fined $100
Violence Erupts After Assassination of King
Teheran Students Seize U.S Embassy and Hold Hostages
Dentist, Close to Death, Receives First Permanent Artificial Heart
Hoover Odds 5 to 1 on Eve of Election

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