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EventsA or B
(A) Premier League is founded, (B) Nelson Mandela inaugurated as President
(A) Cameroon wins Gold medal in football (soccer) at Sydney Olympics, (B) Enron files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy
(A) Detroit Red Wings win their first Stanley Cup, (B) Mickey Mouse makes his official debut in 'Steamboat Willie'
(A) First Indianapolis 500 is held, (B) Gavrilo Princip assassinates Archduke Franz Ferdinand
(A) Lance Armstrong is stripped of his Tour de France titles, (B) Michael Jackson is pronounced dead
(A) Tiger Woods wins his first major tournament, The Masters, (B) President Bill Clinton is impeached by the House of Representatives
(A) Spencer Gore wins inaugural Wimbledon Championship, (B) Abraham Lincoln assassinated by John Wilkes Booth
(A) Dr. James Naismith invents basketball, (B) Henry Ford founds Ford Motor Company
(A) Jackie Robinson breaks baseball's color barrier, (B) Japan surrenders aboard USS Missouri, ending World War II
(A) Uruguay wins inaugural World Cup, (B) Adolf Hitler is named Chancellor of Germany
EventsA or B
(A) Cal Ripken Jr. begins streak of 2,632 consecutive games played, (B) Indira Gandhi is assassinated in New Delhi
(A) Johan Cruyff wins his first Ballon d'Or, (B) Apollo 11 lands on the moon
(A) U.S. Men's Hockey 'Miracle on Ice', (B) Margaret Thatcher elected Prime Minister
(A) Baltimore Colts defeat New York Giants in 'Greatest Game Ever Played', (B) Jonas Salk develops vaccine for Polio
(A) Affirmed wins the Triple Crown, (B) Mount St. Helens erupts
(A) Cincinnati Reds are founded, (B) Eiffel Tower is constructed
(A) Muhammad Ali defeats George Foreman by TKO in the 'Rumble in the Jungle', (B) North Vietnamese Army takes Saigon, effectively ending the Vietnam War
(A) Tom Brady wins his first Super Bowl, (B) The Euro is introduced
(A) The first modern Olympic games are held in Athens, (B) Thomas Edison files patent for the lightbulb
(A) First ever night game at Wrigley Field, (B) Challenger Space Shuttle Disaster

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