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19th Century Timeline

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1. The Expatriation Act of 1868 is approved by the U.S. Congress - one of the early blows which would eventually lead to the death of the common law doctrine of perpetual allegiance






2. Great Bosnian uprising against Ottoman rule occurs.






3. Russo-Turkish War - Treaty of Bucharest.






4. The Caste War of Yucat






5. Yellowstone National Park - the first national park - is created.






6. Ethiopia defeats Italy in theFirst Italo






7. Serbian revolution erupts against the Ottoman rule. Suzerainty of Serbia recognized in 1817.






8. France annexes Cambodia.






9. New Zealand is founded - as the Treaty of Waitangi is signed by the Maori and British.






10. Little War against Spanish rule in Cuba leads to rebel defeat.






11. Gregor Mendel formulates his laws of inheritance






12. William Symington demonstrates his Charlotte Dundas - the 'first practical steamboat'.






13. Volleyball is invented






14. Revolutions of 1848 in Europe






15. Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker Suite premi






16. Battle of Balaclava and the Charge of the Light Brigade.






17. The safety pin and the gas mask are invented






18. Klondike Gold Rush in Canada.






19. The 14th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution is approved.






20. Bulgarians instigate the April Uprising against Ottoman rule.






21. The Stockton and Darlington Railway - the first public railway in the world - is opened.






22. Crimean War between France - the United Kingdom - the Ottoman Empire and Russia






23. Austrian Empire founded by Francis I.






24. Wave of pogroms begins in the Russian Empire.






25. The Wounded Knee Massacre was the last battle in the AmericanIndian Wars. This event represents the end of the American Old West.






26. Battle of the Alamo ends with defeat for Texan separatists.






27. Crazy Horse surrenders and is later killed






28. Regency period ends in the United Kingdom






29. Polish uprising against the Russian Empire.






30. First isolation of aluminum.






31. HMS Challenger surveys the deepest point in the Earth's oceans - the Challenger Deep






32. The Belgian Revolution in the United Kingdom of the Netherlands led to the creation of Belgium.






33. Most of the Latin American colonies free themselves from the Spanish and Portuguese Empires after the Latin American wars of independence.






34. Rebellions of 1837 in Canada.






35. The Communist Manifesto published.






36. Construction of the Statue of Liberty; Coca-Cola is developed.






37. Missouri Compromise






38. Russia abolishes serfdom.






39. First gramophone record






40. Singer begins production of the 'Vibrating Shuttle' which would become the Model T of sewing machines.






41. First steam locomotive begins operation.






42. Seneca Falls Convention is the first women's rights convention in the United States and leads to the battle for suffrage and women's legal rights.






43. Napoleon escapes exile and begins the Hundred Days before finally being defeated at the Battle of Waterloo and exiled to St Helena. His defeat brings a conclusion to the Napoleonic Wars and marks the beginning of a Pax Britannica which lasts until 19






44. California Gold Rush






45. Shaka's Zulu Kingdom becomes the largest in Southern Africa.






46. The Sino-French War led to the formation of FrenchIndochina.






47. The Decembrist revolt






48. Empress Dowager Cixi of China engineers a coup d'






49. The Wahhabis of theFirst Saudi State capture Mecca and Medina.






50. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle publishes his first Sherlock Holmes story - A Study in Scarlet.