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

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