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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.
 Gudmunder Marino Howardson
 b.1921 Siglunes, Manitoba
 d.1981 Prince R, British Columbia
 Bjarni Torfason
 b.1850 Hjalt, Norđur-Múlasýsla
 d.1926 Winnipeg, Canada
 Maria Bjarnadottir
 b.1886 Dver, Norđur-Múlasýsla
 d.1923 Siglunes, Manitoba
 Katrín Gissurardóttir
 b.1862 Kálfafellsstađarsókn, Austur-Skaptafellssýsla
 d.1934 Gimli, Manitoba, Canada
 Randolph Hyde Howardson
 b.1948 Winnipeg, Manitoba
 d.2004 Richmon, British Columbia
 Sheila Belle Hyde
 b.1922 Winnipeg, Manitoba
 d.1986 Burnaby, British Columbia