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

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