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

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

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