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This NBA Team wins its 33rd consecutive gameJanuary 7
He is sworn in as a Supreme Court JusticeJanuary 7
He is sworn in as a Supreme Court JusticeJanuary 7
Billionaire ____________________ says Clifford Irving's bio is a fakeJanuary 9
Sanford and Son starring _____________ premieresJanuary 14
_________________ beats the Miami Dolphins 24-3 in Super Bowl VIJanuary 16
President Nixon leaves Washington DC to visit ____________.February 17
Forged letter is published alleging _____________ was prejudice against Americans of French Canadian descent. February 24
Assassination attempt of Governor ________________. March 15
__________________ is served deportation papers.March 16
Congress Approves This Constitutional Amendment (Never ratified)March 22
Wins Best PictureApril 2
Wins Best ActorApril 2
Wins Best ActressApril 2
Two of the Animals Arrive in the U.S. from ChinaApril 16
Apollo ____________ lands on the MoonApril 20
Giants trade ___________ to the MetsMay 11
John Lennon says that the FBI has tapped his phone on this show.May 11
George Wallace shot by ___________.May 15
President Nixon begins visit to this cityMay 22
Wins Heavyweight Boxing titleMay 26
White 'plumbers' break into Democratic National Headquarters at the ____________ hotel.May 28
Yugoslav president ________ visits USSRJune 5
14 inches of rain burst dam in this city, killing 237June 9
Chilean President ______________ forms new government, June 17
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Nixon and ________________ agree to use CIA to cover up Watergate.June 23
____________________ elected President of ArgentinaJune 25
Supreme Court Rules 5-4 that __________________ is cruel and unusual.June 29
_____________________ closes at the Imperial Theater in NYC after 3242 performancesJuly 1
Wins Men's WimbledonJuly 9
Democrats Nominate _______________________ for President.July 12
Bloody Friday: 22 IRA bombs explode in this cityJuly 22
______________________ withdraws as Democratic Vice Presidential CandidateJuly 31
Woodward and Bernstein write their first Watergate Article for this paperAugust 1
Republican Convention nominate Richard Nixon and ________________.August 23
U.S. Swimmer _______________, becomes the first athlete to win 7 gold medalsSeptember 4
11 Israeli Athletes are killed at the ____________ Olympics.September 5
Iconic sitcom premieresSeptember 17
Philippines President ______________________ declare Martial Law. September 23
____________________ gets his 3,000 and last base hit.September 30
'My Ding-a-Ling,' becomes his only # 1 hitOctober 17
____________________ win World SeriesOctober 22
______________________Declares 'peace is at hand,' in VietnamOctober 26
McGovern wins in this state and Washington DC in the Presidential electionNovember 7
Dow Jones exceeds ____________ for the first timeNovember 11
U.S. ends 22 year travel ban to _______________November 22
___________________ forms Canadian Government November 27
________________________reelected German chancellor.December 14
___________________________ becomes the first undefeated NFL Team (14-0-0)December 17
_____________ Magazine ceases publicationDecember 29

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