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

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