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

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