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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
 Henry Forbes WITHERBY
 b.1873 Croyden, Surrey, England
 Thomas Forbes WITHERBY
 b.1905 Paddington, England
 d.2002 Surrey, England
 Septimus GILLSON
 b.1840 Widcomb, England
 b. Living
 Horatia Lilian Capper GILLSON
 b.1883 Southampton, England
 d.1963 Surrey, England
 Horatia Louisa Sophia CAPPER
 b.1846 Huntley, England
 d.1930 The Nursing Ho, England
 b. Living