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HeadlineMissing Word / NumberDate of Headline
From Washington; _______ of SlaveryFebruary 1, 1865
East and West: Completion of the Great _______ Spanning the ContinentMay 11, 1869
Edison's electric light; Conflicting statements as to its _______October 22, 1879
Over 500 dead, $_______ lost in San Francisco earthquakeApril 19, 1906
Titanic sinks four _______ after hitting icebergApril 16, 1912
Colby proclaims _______ suffrageAugust 27, 1920
_______ guilty, fined $100, scores lawJuly 22, 1925
Amelia Earhart flies _______, first woman to do itJune 18, 1928
Stocks _______ in 16,410,030-share day, but rally at close cheers brokersOctober 30, 1929
_______ repeal is ratified at 5:32 P.M.December 6, 1933
Japan _______ on U.S. and Britain; makes sudden attack on HawaiiDecember 8, 1941
First atomic bomb dropped on Japan; Missile is equal to 20,000 tons of _______August 7, 1945
2 of British team conquer _______; Queen gets news as coronation giftMay 30, 1953
HeadlineMissing Word / NumberDate of Headline
Soviet fires earth _______ into space; It is circling the globe at 18,000 M.P.H.October 5, 1957
Hawaii becomes the 50th state; New _______ shownAugust 22, 1959
_______ hits 61st in final gameOctober 2, 1961
Kennedy is killed by _______ as he rides in car in DallasNovember 4, 1963
_______ walk on moonJuly 21, 1969
Nixon _______August 9, 1974
U.S. defeats Soviet squad in Olympic Hockey by __-__February 23, 1980
The shuttle _______January 29, 1986
Largest U.S. _______ spill spews 270,000 barrels of oil off AlaskaMarch 25, 1989
Beijing death toll at least 300; Army tightens control of city but angry _______ goes onJune 5, 1989
U.S. _______September 12, 2001
_______November 5, 2008

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