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

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