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

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

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