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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 Hjaltastađarsókn, Iceland
 d.1926 Winnipeg, Canada
 John Karl Torfason
 b.1899 Winnipeg, Manitoba
 d.1981 Gimli, Manitoba
 Katrín Gissurardóttir
 b.1862 Kálfafellsstađars, Iceland
 d.1934 Gimli, Manitoba, Canada
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 b.1928 Gimli, Manitoba
 d.2002 Selkirk, Manitoba
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 b.1903 Gimli, Manitoba
 d.1984 Gimli, Manitoba
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