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

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