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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
 Alfred Miller Farnham
 b.1892 Whatcom, Washington
 d.1963 Washington
 Alfred Miller Farnham
 b.1920 Blaine, Washington
 d.1996 Washington
 Björn Benediktsson
 b.1858 Iceland
 d.1931 Blaine, Washington
 Sophie R. Benidiktson
 b.1895 Selkirk, Manitoba, Canada
 d.          USA
 Kristín Ţorleifsdóttir
 b.1856 Tungusókn, Iceland
 d.1933 (at the home her son Paul
 M J Paine
 b.         
 d.