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

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