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

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