Census Time Line

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  • The Organization of Arab Petroleum Exporting Countries announces an embargo on oil exports to the United States

  • President Richard M. Nixon resigns from office

  • Recording artist Elvis Aaron Presley dies

  • The television series The Dukes of Hazzard premiered

  • The Space Shuttle Challenger explodes 74 seconds after liftoff

  • The stock market loses 22.6 percent of its value on "Black Monday,"