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Question 1: ________William Smith, English geologist and cartographer (b.
March 4January 1August 24August 28

Question 2: The first parallax measurement of the distance to ________ is published by Thomas Henderson.
Theta CentauriEta CentauriAlpha CentauriGamma Centauri

Question 3: July 8________, Spanish guitarist and composer (b.
BalletBallerinaBallet companyFernando Sor

Question 4: ________Hezekiah Niles, American editor and publisher (b.
March 4January 1April 1April 2

Question 5: ________Denis Davydov, Russian general and poet (b.
March 4April 22May 1January 1

Question 6: First Opium War (1839–________)

Question 7: January 9 – The French Academy of Sciences announces the ________ photography process.
CameraPhotographic developerGelatin silver processDaguerreotype

Question 8: ________Daniel Ridgway Knight, American artist (d.
January 22January 1March 4March 15

Question 9: March 29 – British naturalist ________ marries his cousin Emma Wedgwood.
EvolutionCharles DarwinCharles Darwin's educationCharles Darwin's religious views

Question 10: ________Karl August Nicander, Swedish poet (b.
March 4February 20January 1February 7


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