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1914 - 1918 World War I
1922 USSR formed by Soviet states
1939 - 1945 World War II
1945 Atomic bomb detonated (Hiroshima)
1950 Korean War begins
1871 Franco - Prussian War
1895 Marconi invents wireless telegraphy
1899 Boer War begins
1903 Wright brothers 1st plane flight
1912 Titanic sinks on maiden voyage
1815 Battle of Waterloo, Napoleon defeat
1830 French Revolution
1837 Queen Victoria assumes throne
1854 Crimean War with Russia
1869 Opening of Suez Canal
 Bjorn (Barney) Péturson
 b.         
 d.1984 Betel Home, Manitoba
 Guđmundur Markússon
 b.1860 Skeggjastađasók, Iceland
 d.1910 Selkirk, Manitoba, Canada
 Guđný Kristín Markusson
 b.1899 Arnes, Manitoba, Canada
 d.2004 Betel Home in Gimli
 Finnur Ţorkelsson
 b.1811 Kolbeinsstađasó, Iceland
 d.1872 ?
 Ingibjörg Sigríđur Finnsdóttir
 b.1859 Kolbeinsstađasó, Iceland
 d.1951 daughter Gudný's home 
 Ingibjörg Finnsdóttir
 b.1818 Kolbeinsstađasó, Iceland
 d.1864 husband shown as widow