The 19th Century

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Krakatoa erupts, killing 36,000 people.
Napoleon crowns himself Emperor of France.
The Heineken Brewery is founded in Amsterdam.
The first fish and chips shop opens in London.
Abraham Lincoln is assassinated.
France and the UK declare war on China in the Second Opium War.
Philadelphia Zoo opens, the first public zoo in the US.
Jane Austen publishes Pride and Prejudice.
Thomas Stevens is the first man to bicycle around the world.
The first Wimbledon tennis tournament is held.
Sir Robert Peel founds the Metropolitan Police.
Ludwig van Beethoven dies.
Louis Pasteur successfully tests his vaccine against rabies.
Oscar Wilde dies.
Shaka, leader of the Zulu Empire, dies.
The Nguyễn Dynasty starts to rule in Vietnam.
The first British Open is held.
William Henry Harrison dies of pneumonia after one month in office.
The coronation of Queen Victoria.
The US purchases Louisiana from France.
James Monroe is inaugurated as US President.
Hans Christian Andersen publishes his first book of fairy tales.
Hieroglyphs are deciphered using the Rosetta Stone.
British troops occupy Washington, DC.
Ecuador annexes the Galapagos Islands.
Yellowstone National Park is established as the world's first.
Napoleon dies in exile on St. Helena.
The Stockton and Darlington, the first railway in the world, opens.
Britain issues the Penny Black, the world's first postage stamp.
200 of 700 men survive the Charge of the Light Brigade.
Rome becomes the capital of unified Italy.
The American Civil War begins.
Wilhelm Röntgen discovers x-rays.
Outlaw Jesse James is shot and killed by Robert Ford.
EventYear
Charles Goodyear first vulcanizes rubber.
The French, under Napoleon, enter Moscow.
The cornerstone for the Statue of Liberty is laid.
Henry Morton Stanley meets Dr. David Livingstone near Lake Tanganyika.
Karl Benz patents the first successful gasoline-driven automobile.
Mary Shelley's Frankenstein is published.
The Royal Navy bombards Copenhagen, destroying 30% of the city.
The New York Times is founded.
William Webb Ellis 'first took the ball in his arms and ran with it.'
William IV succeeds George IV as King of the United Kingdom.
Pre-human remains are found in the Neanderthal valley in Germany.
Cologne Cathedral is completed, 632 years after construction began.
Charles Dickens publishes Oliver Twist.
Coca-Cola is sold in bottles for the first time.
Léopold I of Belgium is inaugurated as first king of the Belgians.
New Zealand becomes the first country to enact women's suffrage.
The first boat race between Yale and Harvard is held.
John Abbott becomes Canada's third prime minister.
The first tunnel under the river Thames is finished.
Samuel Morey patents the internal combustion engine.
Potato blight breaks out in Ireland, beginning the Great Famine.
Anesthesia is used for the first time in an operation.
Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels publish the Communist Manifesto.
The Crimean War begins.
Vincent van Gogh shoots himself in the stomach and dies two days later.
The Olympic Games are revived in Athens.
The Battle of Yorktown.
Jack the Ripper kills five women in London.
Sir Humphry Davy tests the Davy lamp for miners at Hebburn Colliery.
The East India Company establishes a trading post in Singapore.
California is admitted as the 31st U.S. state.
Thomas Edison patents the phonograph.
Francis II, the last Holy Roman Emperor, abdicates.
The Second Boer War Begins.
EventYear
Captain Matthew Webb swims the English Channel.
The Suez Canal opens.
Tennessee becomes the first US state to be readmitted to the Union.
The Alamo is surrounded by Santa Anna's army, in a 13-day ordeal.
The name Australia is officialy adopted.
James Naismith publishes the rules for basketball.
Helium is discovered by French astronomer Pierre Janssen.
The Brontë sisters publish Jane Eyre, Wuthering Heights, and Agnes Grey.
King George III is recognized as insane.
The US purchases Alaska from Russia.
The Pope excommunicates Napoleon I.
Slavery is abolished in the British Empire.
William McKinley is inaugurated as US President.
Charles Darwin publishes On the Origin of Species.
Chicago is established by 350 settlers.
Britain defeats France and Spain at the Battle of Trafalgar.
The Daily Telegraph, a UK newspaper, begins publication.
The Anglo-Zulu War begins. It ends six months later.
Ceres is discovered by Guiseppe Piazzi.
The first section of the London Underground opens.
Macy's department store, founded by R.H. Macy, opens for business.
The world does not end, causing the Great Dissappointment.
The Gunfight at the O.K. Corral
The Eiffel Tower opens in Paris.
Neptune is discovered.
The Duke of Wellington defeats Napoleon at Waterloo.
The last hanging, drawing and quartering in Britain.
The Battle of Vimeiro ends the first French invasion of Portugal.
Marie and Pierre Curie discover radium.
Venezuela declares independence from Spain.
Alexander Graham Bell is granted a patent for the telephone.
Anne Brontë, the youngest Brontë sister, dies.

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