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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
 Benjamin Plottel
 b.1914 Winnipeg, Manitoba
 d.1995 Vancouver, BC., Canada
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 Bjarni Torfason
 b.1850 Hjalt, Norđur-Múlasýsla
 d.1926 Winnipeg, Canada
 Sigurđur Bjarnason
 b.1888 Dver, Norđur-Múlasýsla
 d.1964 Vancouver British Columb
 Katrín Gissurardóttir
 b.1862 Kálfafellsstađarsókn, Austur-Skaptafellssýsla
 d.1934 Gimli, Manitoba, Canada
 Evelyn Rose Torfason
 b.1921 Winnipeg, Manitoba
 d.2011
 Margaret Gudmurndina Sigurdson
 b.1898 Arborg, Manitoba
 d.1984 Vancouver British Columb