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

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