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Battle of the Little Bighorn leads to the death of General Custer
The Boxer Rebellion takes place in China in this period
Coca-Cola is developed
First Transcontinental Railroad completed in the US
Jack the Ripper murders occur in London
Mexican troops killing all of the Texian defenders of the Alamo
Seneca Falls Convention, the first women's rights convention
Krakatoa volcano explosion
Serbia, Montenegro and Romania becomes independent, and Bulgaria becomes autonomous from the Ottoman Empire
The first Creek War
Napoleon wins the battle of Austerlitz
The period of the Klondike Gold Rush
Karl Benz sells the first commercial automobile
The 15th Amendment to the Constitution is passed, giving African-Americans the right to vote in the US
The world's first commercial telephone exchange open outside Berlin
The modernization of Japan, the Meiji Restauration, starts
The first of four parts of the Geneva Convention is signed
French Senate proclaimed Napoleon emperor
Construction of the Statue of Liberty
The transatlantic telegraph cable is laid for the first time
Gold is found in Coloma, California which ignites the Californian Gold Rush
July Revolution or Second French Revolution breaks out
Formation of the International Red Cross
First section of the London Underground opens
Henry Morton Stanley meets Dr. David Livingstone near Lake Tanganyika
The Spanish Inquisition is disbanded
Spanish–American War
South Carolina secedes from the US
The Stockton and Darlington Railway, the first public railway in the world, is opened
Cape Colony was occupied again by the British
Londons Crystal Palace in Hyde Park hosts the first in a series of World's Fair exhibitions
The Suez Canal opens after being under construction for ten years
The First publicly funded telegraph line in the world, Baltimore-Washington, sends demonstration message 'What hath God wrought?'
This is the period of the Irish Potato Famine
The British Parliament signs the Slavery Abolition Act, with some exceptions
Dreyfus affair starts, ending 12 years later
The Kingdom of Great Britain and the Kingdom of Ireland merge to form the United Kingdom
Greece becomes the first country to break away from the Ottoman Empire after the Greek War of Independence
Henry Clay's Compromise of this year allows for the admission of California to the US as the 31st state
The first Latter Day Saint church was formed by Joseph Smith
The Berlin Conference signals the start of the European 'scramble for Africa'
Napoleon signs the Concordat of this year with the Pope
The period of the Taiping Rebellion
Spain cedes Florida to the United States
The Paris Commune briefly rules the French capital
Hong Kong becomes a British colony following the First Opium War
Napoleon Bonaparte dies in exile on the island of Saint Helena
Wounded Knee Massacre
The construction of the Clock Tower, known as Big Ben, is finished
The Communist Manifesto published
Brazil became independent from Portugal
The 'Laws of the Game' in Football is codified in England
Mexico gains independence from Spain with the Treaty of Córdoba
Wilhelm Röntgen detecteds the X-ray
Argentina gains independence
Mormon migration to Utah
Monroe Doctrine is declared by US President James Monroe
Lewis and Clark Expedition
Louisiana Purchase is made by the US from France
Thomas Edison tests his first light bulb
The Texas Revolution between the American settlers and the increasingly centralist Mexican government
Mount Tambora in Sumbawa island erupts, becoming the largest volcanic eruption in recorded history
The White House is completed after 8 years of construction
Darwin publishes his theory of evolution with compelling evidence in 'On the Origin of Species'
Thomas Edison invents the phonograph
Francis II, the last Holy Roman Emperor, abdicates, thus ending the Holy Roman Empire after about a millennium
The Belgian Revolution in the United Kingdom of the Netherlands led to the creation of Belgium
The famous, but indecisive, battle of Balaclava takes place
Napoleon invades Russia
The Gunfight at the O.K. Corral.

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