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

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