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QUIZ: Can you name the year of each of these actual newspaper headlines (20th century only)?

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HeadlineYear
Violence Erupts After Assassination of King
President Shot at Buffalo Fair
US is Voted Dry
Lenin Dies of Cerebral Hemorrhage; Moscow Throngs Overcome With Grief
Galveston in Ruins: Estimates of Dead in Thousands
Reds’ Night Game Draws 25,000 Fans; First Under Lights in Major Leagues
Unknowns of World War II and Korea Are Enshrined
Maris Hits 61st in Final Game
Lindbergh Does It!
The Shuttle Explodes
Fatal Fall of Wright Airship; Lieut. Selfridge Killed and Orville Wright Hurt
Dentist, Close to Death, Receives First Permanent Artificial Heart
Amid Splendor, Charles Weds Diana
White Star Liner Strikes Iceberg on Maiden Trip
Clinton, at U.N., Signs Treaty Banning All Nuclear Testing
Radio Fake Scares Nation
Scopes Guilty, Fined $100
Hoover Odds 5 to 1 on Eve of Election
2 Students in Colorado School Said to Gun Down as Many as 23
Power Failure Imperils Astronauts
Bush Halts Offensive Combat; Kuwait Freed, Iraqis Crushed
Soviet Fires Earth Satellite into Space
Nixon Resigns
U.S. Forces Out of Vietnam; Hanoi Frees the Last P.O.W.
Work Begins on Yankee Stadium; No Ceremony to Mark First Step in Construction
4 U.S. Agents Killed in Texas Shootout with Cult
Mark Twain is Dead at 74
Dillinger Slain in Chicago; Shot Dead by Federal Men in Front of Movie Theatre
Teheran Students Seize U.S Embassy and Hold Hostages
Guyana Official Reports 300 Dead At Religious Sect's Jungle Temple
Our Subway Opens, 150,000 Try It
Italians Guilty in Murder;Jury to Deal With Them as if They Were Americans
U.S. Defeats Soviet Squad in Olympic Hockey by 4-3
Drastic Measures Everywhere to Curb Flu
HeadlineYear
Landslide for Ike!
Electronic Computer Flashes Answers, May Speed Engineering
Hindenburg Burns in Lakehurst Crash
Taft Impressed Audience; Breaking of Tradition Added to the Inauguration
Mandela is Named President, Closing the Era of Apartheid
Wall Street Lays an Egg
Clinton Emphatically Denies an Affair With Ex-Intern
100,000 Hail Hitler; U.S. Athletes Avoid Nazi Salute to Him
North Atlantic Pact Erases Last Marks of Isolationism
Eisenhower Heads Allied Staff;Land, Air, Sea Chiefs To Serve Under Eisenhower
Kennedy Orders Blockade of Cuba
High Court Bans School Segregation; 9-to-0 Decision Grants Time to Comply
Democrats Assert Reagan is Using ‘Star Wars’ Scare to Hide Blunders
3rd Planet Found in Modern Times; Others, Uranus and Neptune
Dodgers Purchase Robinson, First Negro in Modern Major League Baseball
Government Clears the Way for Quantity Production of Salk Preventive
Two Germanys Unite After 45 Years with Jubilation and a Vow of Peace
Russia and Japan Accept Roosevelt’s Suggestion
Ferraro is Chosen by Mondale as Running Mate, First Woman on Major Ticket
At Least 31 Are Dead, Scores Are Missing After Bomb Attack in Oklahoma City
Stalingrad Halts Hard Nazi Attacks; Red Army Takes Strong Points from Germans
Lindbergh Baby Kidnapped From Home
Los Angeles Policemen Acquitted In Taped Beating
Capone Convicted of Dodging Taxes; May Get 17 Years
Dewey Defeats Truman
President Starts Recovery Program
Raze Berlin Wall, Reagan Urges Soviet
Suffrage Amendment is Ratified
Manson and 3 Women Found Guilty; State to Ask Death Penalty
Chernenko is Dead in Moscow at 73; Gorbachev Succeeds Him
Kennedy and Nixon Clash in TV Debate
Hitler Dead
Men Walk on Moon
Standard Oil Company Must Dissolve in 6 Months
HeadlineYear
Martin Luther King Wins the Nobel Prize for Peace
President Harding Dies Suddenly
Malcolm Knew He Was a 'Marked Man'
President Roosevelt Greets Free Cuba
Lusitania Topedoed!
Oahu Bombed by Japanese Planes
Opening of Service; About 10,000 Words Sent Between Nova Scotia and Ireland
Shark Kills 2 Bathers, Maims 1, Near New York
Hawaii Becomes the 50th State; New Flag Shown
Wilson Asks for War Action
President Leaves on Trip to China
China Resumes Control of Hong Kong, Concluding 156 Years of British Rule
4000 Ships Carry Troops to Coast of France
Budapest Protest Grew Into War; Battle for Hungary Remains in Doubt
Scott Dies After Finding Pole
Largest U.S. Tanker Spill Spews 270,000 Barrels of Oil off Alaska
Jackson Wins Easily in Michigan in Surprising Setback to Dukakis
High Court Puts New Curb On Powers of the Police to Interrogate Suspects
Inventors of North Carolina Box Kite Machine Want Government to Purchase It
Truman Orders U.S. Air, Navy Units to Fight In Aid Of Korea
Atom Spy Couple Sentenced to Die
Truce Is Signed, Ending the Fighting In Korea
German Army Attacks Poland
Death Captures Crown of Rock and Roll
Harry Houdini Dies After Operations: Loses Fight For Life in Detroit Hospital
Assassin Kills Kennedy: Lyndon Johnson Sworn In
3 Apollo Astronauts Die in Fire
Earthquake and Fire: San Francisco in Ruins
Nation and Millions in City Joyously Hail Bicentennial
Paris Falls: City Quiet as Nazis Enter
Martial Law Declared in Sarajevo: Heir to Throne Assassinated
Communists Take Over Saigon

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