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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
 Bjarni Torfason
 b.1850 Hjalt, Norđur-Múlasýsla
 d.1926 Winnipeg, Canada
 John Karl Torfason
 b.1899 Winnipeg, Manitoba
 d.1981 Gimli, Manitoba
 Katrín Gissurardóttir
 b.1862 Kálfafellsstađarsókn, Austur-Skaptafellssýsla
 d.1934 Gimli, Manitoba, Canada
 Victor Carl Torfason
 b.1928 Gimli, Manitoba
 d.2002 Selkirk, Manitoba
 Osk Victoria Thorvardarson
 b.1903 Gimli, Manitoba
 d.1984 Gimli, Manitoba
 K E Torfason
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 I S Fredrickson
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