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

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