The 19th Century

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Can you name the years of the 19th Century that these events took place?

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

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