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

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