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Ultimate 19th Century History Quiz

Can you name these historic things occurring in every year from 1800-1899?
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Last updated: January 20, 2021
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1899
This "rebellion" begins in China
Boxer Rebellion
1898
The United States declared war on this nation
Spain
1897
A marathon is hosted in this city, and is still annually held
Boston
1896
The first modern olympics are held in this city
Athens
1895
Guglielmo Marconi sends a message though this medium
Radio
1894
Japan annexes this island, along with Korea
Formosa
1893
This country is first to allow women to vote
New Zealand
1892
Arthur Conan Doyle publishes this book
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
1891
This sport is invented in Springfield, Massachusetts
Basketball
1890
This famous artist commits suicide
Vincent Van Gogh
1889
This future leader is born in Braunau, Austria
Adolf Hitler
1888
This man gains control of Germany
Wilhelm II
1887
Flooding of this river kills 900,000 in Asia
Yellow River
1886
This statue is unveiled
Statue of Liberty
1885
This man creates a vaccine for Rabies
Louis Pasteur
1884
A conference starts in this city to decide how Africa should be divided
Berlin
1883
This Indonesia volcano erupts and is heard in Australia
Krakatoa
1882
Germany, Austria-Hungary, and Italy for this alliance
Triple Alliance
1881
This U.S president is assassinated
James Garfield
1880
The British go to war against this group in South Africa
Boers
1879
The war of the Pacific begins, which would eventually result in a victory for this nation
Chile
1878
This group defeats Britain in a battle at Isandhwana
Zulu
1877
Thomas Edison creates this recording device
Phonograph
1876
The telephone is invented by this man
Alexander Graham Bell
1875
This region rebels against the Ottomans
Herzegovina
1874
This region becomes part of New York City
Bronx
1873
This article of clothing is invented by Levi Strauss
Jeans
1872
This becomes the world's first national park
Yellowstone
1871
Henry Stanley finds this man in Central Africa
Dr. Livingstone
1870
People rush to southern Africa in search of this mineral
Diamond
1869
This famous waterway opens
Suez Canal
1868
This feudal military government of Japan is abolished
Shogunate
1867
Russia sells this territory
Alaska
1866
Alfred Nobel first produces this explosive
Dynamite
1865
This man is shot in the head
Abraham Lincoln
1864
Their organization is founded in Geneva, Switzerland
Red Cross
1863
Maximilian of Austria becomes emperor of this country
Mexico
1862
An early version of this handheld sphere with three holes is invented
Bowling Ball
1861
The U.S breaks into civil war after this state secedes
South Carolina
1860
This group is allowed to vote in Britain
Jews
1859
"On the Origin of Species" is published by this man
Charles Darwin
1858
The government of India is transferred from this group to the British Crown
East India Company
1857
This group of soldiers rebel in India
Sepoy
1856
Russia loses this war
Crimean War
1855
This city is destroyed by an earthquake and tsunami
Edo
1854
This British monument is finished
Big Ben
1853
This nation becomes an empire (again)
France
1852
A fire destroys much of this North American city
Montreal
1851
Herman Melville publishes this novel
Moby Dick
1850
The Harvard observatory takes the first photo of Vega, which is one of these
Star
1849
This indépendant nation is declared in Italy
New Roman Republic
1848
This book is published by Karl Marx and Frederich Engels
Communist Manifesto
1847
The U.S's takeover of California is essentially complete when Mexico retreats from this city
Los Angeles
1846
This woodwind instrument is invented in Belgium
Saxophone
1845
A famine of this crop strikes Ireland
Potato
1844
The vulcanization of rubber is patented by this man
Charles Goodyear
1843
Charles Dickens publishes this novel
A Christmas Carol
1842
This man's third "Scottish" symphony is performed
Felix Mendelssohn
1841
This author publishes his first of multiple murder mysteries
Edgar Allen Poe
1840
The upper and lower parts of this colony are united
Canada
1839
The first of these wars begins between China and Britain
Opium Wars
1838
Native American groups are forced off their land in the trail of tears. This group lost over 4,000 people
Cherokee
1837
Samuel Morse patents this invention
Telegraph
1836
Texans lose to the Mexicans at this "remembered" battle
Battle of the Alamo
1835
Stories like "Thumbelina" and "The Princess and the Pea" are authored by this man
Hans Christian Andersen
1834
This event, taking place in Spain since 1478, finally ends
Spanish Inquisition
1833
Britain seizes control of these Atlantic islands
Falkland Islands
1832
The source of this river is discovered by Henry Schoolcraft
Mississippi River
1831
This South American state dissolves
Gran Colombia
1830
This religious sect is founded by Joseph Smith
Mormonism
1829
The first motor of this type is constructed
Electric
1828
John Adams and this president both die on July 4th
Thomas Jefferson
1827
This great composer dies
Ludwig Van Beethoven
1826
This ship departs to survey parts of South America
HMS Beagle
1825
This canal opens, connecting the Great Lakes and the Atlantic Ocean
Erie Canal
1824
This chocolate company famous for eggs is founded in Birmingham
Cadbury
1823
This wearable mode of transportation is patented
Roller Skates
1822
This South American country gains independence
Brazil
1821
This country begins to break away from the Ottoman Empire, the first to do so
Greece
1820
This land mass is discovered, the last large discovery of its kind
Antarctica
1819
This island city in Asia is founded by the British
Singapore
1818
This piece of literature is published by Mary Shelley
Frankenstein
1817
First Seminole war begins in this U.S State
Florida
1816
The eruption of this volcano causes the "Year without a Summer"
Mt. Tambora
1815
Napoleon is defeated at this battle
Battle of Waterloo
1814
This city is burned by British troops
Washington D.C
1813
Jane Austin publishes this story about the Bennett family
Pride and Prejudice
1812
This war begins between the U.S and Britain
War of 1812
1811
Russian settlers establish a trading post just north of this Pacific coast city
San Francisco
1810
This German festival is first held
Oktoberfest
1809
Sweden cedes this territory to Russia
Finland
1808
This man becomes king of Spain
Joseph Bonaparte
1807
Both the United States and Britain outlaw this practice
Slave Trade
1806
This "empire" of Europe falls
Holy Roman Empire
1805
This naval battle occurs of the coast of Spain
Battle of Trafalgar
1804
This man declares himself emperor of France
Napoleon Bonaparte
1803
This territory is sold to the United States
Louisiana
1802
A military academy is created in this town in New York
West Point
1801
The parliament of the United Kingdom is merged with the parliament of this country
Ireland
1800
John Ritter discovers this non-visible light
Ultraviolet
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Adams and Jefferson died on July 4, 1826 NOT 1828.