united kingdom

By Woody24
  • war of 1812

  • 22 July - Windham Sadler succeeds in crossing the Irish Sea by hot air balloon, landing near Holyhead.

  • William Lloyd climbs Boorendo in the Himalayas.

  • Slavery abolished in British Empire.

  • Victoria becomes Queen of United Kingdom

  • Potato blight leads to Irish Famine

  • Terrorism in Ireland after land evictions

  • Britain invades and conquers Egypt.

  • Jack the Ripper murders in London.

  • The Nation newspaper is founded in Dublin.