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Can you name the years of the 19th Century that these events took place?

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

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