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Events

Britain Defeats France in the Seven Years' War

1756 - 1763

James Watt invents a steam engine capable of powering industry

1 Jan 1769 - 31 Dec 1769

The United States is born when the American colonies win indepence

1 Jan 1783 - 31 Dec 1783

First fleet arrives in Australia and establishes a British colony

1 Jan 1788 - 31 Dec 1788

French Revolution Begins

1 Jan 1789 - 31 Dec 1789

Morse code is develops

1 Jan 1836 - 31 Dec 1836

Irish potato blight

1 Jan 1845 - 31 Dec 1845

Revolutions in Europe break out

1 Jan 1848 - 31 Dec 1848

Australia's gold rush begins

1 Jan 1851 - 31 Dec 1851

The Emancipation Declaration makes slavery illegal in the United States

1 Jan 1863 - 31 Dec 1863

The first telephone is tested

1 Jan 1872 - 31 Dec 1872

Queen Victoria is proclaimed Empress of India

1 Jan 1877 - 31 Dec 1877

'French Indochinese Union' declared by France

1 Jan 1898 - 31 Dec 1898

The Great War

1914 - 1918