The 19th Century

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

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