The 19th Century

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

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