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QUIZ: Can you name the year (1901-2000) in which each event in American history ocurred?

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EventYearDate
'I Love Lucy' premieres
Pentagon constructed
NAACP Founded
D-Day
Exxon Valdez spill
Martin and Lewis' first performance as a team
Hoover Dam completed
Michael Jackson's 'Thriller' released
Scopes 'Monkey Trial' begins
First College Bowl game (Rose Bowl)
Leonard Bernstein conducts final concert
San Francisco Earthquake kills 3,000
First woman elected to Congress
First Daylight Savings begins nationwide
Premiere of 'Birth of a Nation'
King verdict spars Riots in Los Angeles
'Our Town' premieres on Broadway
Huey Long assassinated
18th Amendment ratified, authorizing Prohibition
Wright Brothers' first succesful airplane flight
Last American soldier leaves Vietnam
Raid of Branch Davidian compound
First published story of Paul Bunyan
Jackie Robinson breaks the color barrier
'Hair' opens on Broadway
Clinton publicly denies Lewinsky sex scandal
'Heartbreak Hotel' released
Richard Nixon resigns the presidency
Time Magazine begins publication
'Godfather' released into theaters
Pluto discovered by Clyde Tombaugh
'Saturday Night Live' first airs
Wrigley Field opens in Chicago
'Pac-Man' released
EventYearDate
Henry Ford produces first Model T
Oliver North indicted in Iran-Contra affair
First performance of 'Rhapsody in Blue'
'Dewey beats Truman'
JFK assassinated in Dallas
Japanese-American Internment begins
Wilt Chamberlain scores 100 points
WTC North Tower becomes World's tallest building
Lincoln Memorial dedicated
Columbine High School Massacre
Iran releases 52 American hostages
Gateway Arch dedicated in St. Louis
NATO treaty signed
FDR: 'Fear Itself' speech
Charles Manson found guilty of murder
Lynyrd Skynyrd plane crash
Amelia Earhart disappears into the Pacific
Supreme Court dissolves Standard Oil monopoly
Disneyland opens to the public
Challenger Disaster
US enters the United Nations
'To Kill a Mockingbird' published
'Grapes of Wrath' published
Three Mile Island accident
Wall Street crashes on 'Black Tuesday'
Super Bowl I
Final Episode of 'M*A*S*H'
First film appearance of Mickey Mouse
Oklahoma admitted to Union
Julius and Ethel Rosenberg executed
First American combat fatality in Vietnam
National Bar Association incorporates
New Coke released
Alaska admitted to Union
EventYearDate
Wilson defeats Roosevelt and Taft for presidency
Operation Desert Storm begins
National Football League founded
Premiere of 'Citizen Kane'
Kerri Strug finishes her vault on a broken ankle
Kurt Cobain found dead
US detonates first hydrogen bomb
Las Vegas founded
Harvey Milk assassinated
First crossword puzzle published
Apple Computer Company founded
US enters World War I
Apollo Theater opens in Harlem
Final 'Peanuts' cartoon published
Michael Jordan drafted by Chicago Bulls
Los Angeles hosts Olympics for first time
Charles Lindbergh flies solo over the Atlantic
Beatles first perform on 'Ed Sullivan Show'
Reagan: 'Tear down this wall!'
Dow Jones closes above 7000 for first time
US enters Korean War
Work begins at the Panama Canal
Al Capone sentenced to prison for tax evasion
MLK completes march to Selma
Brown v. Board of Education ruling
Apollo 11 lands on the Moon
First McDonald's opens
William Mckinley assassinated
Sacco and Vanzetti found guilty of murder
'Toy Story' released into theaters
NASA established
'Bay of Pigs' invasion fails

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