The 19th Century

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

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

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