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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
 Bernard Rudolph Hauschka
 b.1931 Vancouver, BC.
 d.1994 Vancouver, BC.
 Bjarni Torfason
 b.1850 Hjaltastađarsókn, Iceland
 d.1926 Winnipeg, Canada
 Sigurđur Bjarnason
 b.1888 Dver, Norđur-Múlasýsla
 d.1964 Vancouver British Columb
 Katrín Gissurardóttir
 b.1862 Kálfafellsstađars, Iceland
 d.1934 Gimli, Manitoba, Canada
 D S Torfason
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 Margaret Gudmurndina Sigurdson
 b.1898 Arborg, Manitoba
 d.1984 Vancouver British Columb