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

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

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