The 19th Century

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

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