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

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