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

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