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

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