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

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