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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
1804 Napoleon becomes French Emperor
1805 Battle of Trafalgar, Nelson killed
1815 Battle of Waterloo, Napoleon defeat
1830 French Revolution
1837 Queen Victoria assumes throne
 Sigurjón John Eiríksson
 b.1875
 d.1973
 Benedict Jonasson
 b.1850 K, Suður-Þingeyjarsýslu
 d.1906 Gimli, Manitoba
 María Torfhildur Benediktsdóttir
 b.1886
 d.1930
 Torfi Jónsson
 b.1806 Hoft, Norður-Múlasýsla
 d.1885
 Anna Una Torfadóttir
 b.1855 Hjalt, Norður-Múlasýsla
 d.1945
 María Bjarnadóttir
 b.1826 Hjalt, Norður-Múlasýsla
 d.