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

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

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