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Can you name the years of the 19th Century that these events took place?

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

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