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1945 Atomic bomb detonated (Hiroshima)
1950 Korean War begins
1964 - 1973 Vietnam War
1969 Armstrong first person on moon
1986 Nuclear disaster at Chernobyl
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
 Havardur Gudmundsson
 b.1862 Sveinsstađir, Iceland
 d.1939 Hayland, Canada
 Jon Howardson
 b.1885 Skorrastađur, Iceland
 d.1975 Vancouver, B.C.
 Helga Jónsdóttir
 b.1862 Fjarđarsókn, Iceland
 d.1889 (poss, Mb.
 John Thorstein Howardson
 b.1915 Siglunes, Manitoba
 d.1991 Thunder Bay, Ontario
 Bjarni Torfason
 b.1850 Hjalt, Norđur-Múlasýsla
 d.1926 Winnipeg, Canada
 E A Howardson
 b.         
 d.         
 Maria Bjarnadottir
 b.1886 Dver, Norđur-Múlasýsla
 d.1923 Siglunes, Manitoba
 Katrín Gissurardóttir
 b.1862 Kálfafellsstađarsókn, Austur-Skaptafellssýsla
 d.1934 Gimli, Manitoba, Canada
 J R Howardson
 b.         
 d.         
 Elizabeth Kelner
 b.1915 Matlock, Manitoba
 d.2008 Thunder Bay, Ontario