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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
 B Borgford
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 W Borgford
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 Gu­mundur Mark˙sson
 b.1860 Skeggjasta­asˇk, Iceland
 d.1910 Selkirk, Manitoba, Canada
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 Finnur Bj÷rn Markusson
 b.1900 family farm, Canada
 d.2001
 Ingibj÷rg SigrÝ­ur Finnsdˇttir
 b.1859 Kolbeinssta­asˇ, Iceland
 d.1951 daughter Gudnř's home 
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 Gu­r˙n SigrÝ­ur Thordarson
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 d.1997