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

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