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

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