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

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

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