Find out what all happened in the first half of 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)

The British Institution of Civil Engineers is founded. (2. January 1818)

Reassertion of British sovereignty over the Falkland Islands. (2. January 1833)

Austria, the United Kingdom, and France form a secret defensive alliance against Prussia and Russia. (3. January 1815)

Stephen F. Austin receives a grant of land in Texas from the government of Mexico. (3. January 1823)

Joseph Jenkins Roberts is sworn in as the first president of the independent African Liberia. (3. January 1848)

Samuel Colt sells his first revolver pistol to the United States government. (4. January 1847)

The United States House of Representatives votes to stop sharing the Oregon Territory with the United Kingdom. (5. January 1846)

Combined British, Portuguese and colonial Brazilian forces begin the Invasion of Cayenne during the Napoleonic Wars. (6. January 1809)

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