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

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