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1804 World Population Reaches 1 Billion

1804

1804 First Steam Locomotive Begins Operation

1804

1804 Napoleon Crowns Himself Emperor of France

1804

1805 Battle of Trafalgar

1805

The Battle of Trafalgar eliminates the French and Spanish naval fleets and allows for British dominance of the seas, a major factor for the success of the British Empire later in the century.

1807 Britain Declares Slave Trade Illegal

1807

1810s - 1820s Latin Wars of Independence

1810 - 1820

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

1812 - 1815 War Between US and UK

1812 - 1815

1813 Pride and Prejudice Written

1813

1814 Napoleon Abdicates And Is Exiled

1814

1815 Battle of Waterloo

1815

1815 Napoleon Escapes Exile

1815

1819 Peterloo Massacre

1819

1820 Discovery of Antarctica

1820

1829 Metropolitan Police Service Founded

1829

1829 First Electric Motor Built

1829

1830 Revolution in France

1830

1832 Reform Act

1832

1833 Slavery Banned in British Empire

1833

1834 Spanish Inquisition Ends

1834

1837 Oliver Twist Published

1837

1838 Trail of Tears

1838

1839 - 1842 First Opium War

1839 - 1842

1842 Anaesthesia Used For First Time

1842

1842 Hong-Kong Given To Britian in Treaty of Nanking

1842

1844 First Publicly Funded Telegraph Line

1844

First publicly funded telegraph line in the world—between Baltimore and Washington—sends demonstration message on May 24, ushering in the age of the telegraph. This message read "What hath God wrought?" (Bible, Numbers 23:23)

1848 Revolutions of 1848 in Europe

1848 - 1849

1848 The Communist Manifesto Published

1848

1849 First Air Raid

1849

Earliest recorded air raid, as Austria employs 200 balloons to deliver ordnance against Venice.

1849 Saftey Pin and Gas Mask Invented

1849

1853 - 1856 Crimean War

1853 - 1856

Crimean War between France, the United Kingdom, the Ottoman Empire and Russia

1856 - 1860 Second Opium War

1856 - 1860

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1714 - 1811 Georgian Era

1714 - 1811

1837 - 1901 Victorian Era

1837 - 1901

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1811 - 1820 Regency Period

1811 - 1820