Find out what all happened in the 19. century

The legislative union of Kingdom of Great Britain and Kingdom of Ireland is completed to form the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland. (1. January 1801)

The dwarf planet Ceres is discovered by Giuseppe Piazzi. (1. January 1801)

Emperor Gia Long orders all bronze wares of the Tây Sơn Dynasty to be collected and melted into nine cannons for the Royal Citadel in Huế, Vietnam. (1. January 1803)

French rule ends in Haiti. Haiti becomes the first black republic and second independent country in North America after the United States (1. January 1804)

The French Republican Calendar is abolished. (1. January 1806)

The importation of slaves into the United States is banned. (1. January 1808)

Major-General Lachlan Macquarie CB officially becomes Governor of New South Wales (1. January 1810)

The Bishop of Durham, Shute Barrington, orders troops from Durham Castle to break up a miners strike in Chester-le-Street, Co. Durham (1. January 1812)

The Greek Constitution of 1822 is adopted by the First National Assembly at Epidaurus. (1. January 1822)

The United Kingdom claims sovereignty over the Falkland Islands. (1. January 1833)

The Cobble Hill Tunnel in Brooklyn, New York, New York is completed. (1. January 1845)

The world's first "Mercy" Hospital is founded in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania by the Sisters of Mercy, the name will go on to grace over 30 major hospitals throughout the world. (1. January 1847)

First Polish stamp is issued. (1. January 1860)

Porfirio Díaz conquers Mexico City, Mexico. (1. January 1861)

American Civil War: The Emancipation Proclamation takes effect in Confederate territory. (1. January 1863)

The first claim under the Homestead Act is made by Daniel Freeman for a farm in Nebraska. (1. January 1863)

Adolf Loos, architect, co-founder of modern architecture, baptized in St. Thomas church, Brno, Moravia (1. January 1870)

Japan begins using the Gregorian calendar. (1. January 1873)

Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom is proclaimed Empress of India. (1. January 1877)

Ferdinand de Lesseps begins French construction of the Panama Canal. (1. January 1880)

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