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

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