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1903 Wright brothers 1st plane flight
1912 Titanic sinks on maiden voyage
1914 - 1918 World War I
1922 USSR formed by Soviet states
1939 - 1945 World War II
1854 Crimean War with Russia
1869 Opening of Suez Canal
1871 Franco - Prussian War
1895 Marconi invents wireless telegraphy
1899 Boer War begins
1804 Napoleon becomes French Emperor
1805 Battle of Trafalgar, Nelson killed
1815 Battle of Waterloo, Napoleon defeat
1830 French Revolution
1837 Queen Victoria assumes throne
 Torfi Jónsson
 b.1806 Hoft, Norður-Múlasýsla
 d.1885
 Bjarni Torfason
 b.1850 Hjalt, Norður-Múlasýsla
 d.1926 Winnipeg, Canada
 María Bjarnadóttir
 b.1826 Hjalt, Norður-Múlasýsla
 d.         
 John Karl Torfason
 b.1899 Winnipeg, Manitoba
 d.1981 Gimli, Manitoba
 ?? Torfason
 b.1926
 d.          Gimli, Manitoba
 Katrín Gissurardóttir
 b.1862 Kálfafellsstaðarsókn, Austur-Skaptafellssýsla
 d.1934 Gimli, Manitoba, Canada
 Victor Carl Torfason
 b.1928 Gimli, Manitoba
 d.2002 Selkirk, Manitoba
 D Torfason
 b.         
 d.         
 Osk Victoria Thorvardarson
 b.1903 Gimli, Manitoba
 d.1984 Gimli, Manitoba