History Quiz / Match the 20th Century Dates

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Can you match the 20th Century events to the year in which they occurred (one event per year, 1901 to 2000)

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EventDate
Australian Prime Minister Disappears
Color TV Introduced
Rosa Parks Refuses to Give Up Her Seat on a Bus
First Electric Washing Machine
Chuck Yeager Breaks the Sound Barrier
Robert Peary Becomes the First to Reach the North Pole
Winston Churchill Gives His 'Iron Curtain' Speech
NATO Established
Treaty of Versailles Ends World War I
Beatles Break Up
Pan Am Flight 103 Is Bombed Over Lockerbie
South Africa Repeals Apartheid Laws
The Euro the New European Currency
The Night of Broken Glass (Kristallnacht)
Mao Zedong Launches the Cultural Revolution
Boy Scouts Established in U.S.
Princess Diana Dies in Car Crash
Laika Becomes the First Living Animal to Enter Orbit
Henry Ford Creates First Moving Assembly Line
U.S. President Nixon Resigns
Pol Pot Becomes the Communist Dictator of Cambodia
Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster
Elvis Found Dead
First Internet Domain Name Is Registered
BBC Founded
First Organ Transplant
Three Year-Old Pu Yi Becomes Emperor of China
Women Granted the Right to Vote in U.S.
Pluto Discovered
Manhattan Project Begins
Mother Teresa Awarded the Nobel Peace Prize
First Test-Tube Baby Born
The Birth Control Pill Is Approved by the FDA
Mapping the Human Genome
Leon Trotsky Assassinated
T.V. Remote Control Invented
Cabbage Patch Kids Are Popular
Cheeseburger Created
Insulin Discovered
Boer War Ends
Berlin Wall Built
The Titanic Sinks
Segregation Ruled Illegal in U.S.
LEGO Toy Bricks First Introduced
Neil Armstrong Becomes the First Man on the Moon
Mad Cow Disease Hits Britain
DNA Discovered
U.S. Drops Atomic Bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki
The Scopes (Monkey) Trial
The Great Depression Begins
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Cult Compound in Waco, Texas Raided
Kellogg's Starts Selling Corn Flakes
D-Day
John Lennon Assassinated
Castro Becomes Dictator of Cuba
Official End of the Cold War
New York City Subway Opens
Roe vs Wade Legalizes Abortion in the U.S.
Michael Jackson Releases Thriller
Amelia Earhart First Woman to Fly Solo Across the Atlantic
DNA First Used to Convict Criminals
First Olympic Winter Games
Polio Vaccine Created
Titanic Most Successful Movie Ever
Martin Luther King Jr. Makes His 'I Have a Dream' Speech
Ernest Rutherford Discovers the Structure of an Atom
O.J. Simpson Found Not Guilty of Double Murder
First Silent Movie, The Great Train Robbery
Spanish Flu Pandemic
Indira Gandhi, India's Prime Minister, Killed by Two Bodyguards
Talking Movies Invented
Nazi Olympics in Berlin
Miniskirt First Appears
Battle of the Somme
Transcontinental Telephone Service Inaugurated
Penguin Introduces the First Paperback Books
Queen Victoria Dies
Penicillin Discovered
World War I Begins
Empire State Building Completed
Channel Tunnel Opens, Connecting Britain and France
U.S. Enters World War I
Martin Luther King Jr. Assassinated
Extreme Inflation in Germany
French Resistance Leader Jean Moulin Killed
Golden Gate Bridge Opened
Houdini Dies After Being Punched
'Big Bang' Theory Formulated
Japanese Attack Pearl Harbor
First Woman Appointed to the U.S. Supreme Court
Nelson Mandela Sentenced to Life in Prison
Adolf Hitler Appointed Chancellor of Germany
World War II Begins
Marilyn Monroe Found Dead
United Kingdom Changes to Decimal System for Currency
Nelson Mandela Freed
Berlin Wall Falls
Einstein Proposes His Theory of Relativity
Pocket Calculators Introduced
North and South Vietnam Join to Form the Socialist Republic of Vietnam

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