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1837 Queen Victoria assumes throne
1854 Crimean War with Russia
1869 Opening of Suez Canal
1871 Franco - Prussian War
1895 Marconi invents wireless telegraphy
1798 Irish revolt against English rule
1804 Napoleon becomes French Emperor
1805 Battle of Trafalgar, Nelson killed
1815 Battle of Waterloo, Napoleon defeat
1830 French Revolution
1762 Catherine II becomes Czarina/Russia
1770 Cook discovers New South Wales
1776 America declares independence
1789 Geo. Washington 1st USA president
1789 French Revolution begins
 Jón Ketilsson
 b.1767
 d.         
 Guđrún Jónsdóttir
 b.1795 Grýtubakkasókn, Iceland
 d.1873
 Jón Jónsson
 b.1802 Helgastađasókn, Iceland
 d.1868
 Karítas Pétursdóttir
 b.1768 Einarsstađasókn, Iceland
 d.1846 Finnbogastöđum í Trék