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

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

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