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

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