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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
1804 Napoleon becomes French Emperor
1805 Battle of Trafalgar, Nelson killed
1815 Battle of Waterloo, Napoleon defeat
1830 French Revolution
1837 Queen Victoria assumes throne
 b.1838 Burnley, England
 b.1872 Lees, Lancashire, England
 d.1902 Rochdale, England
 b.1819 Rishworth, England
 b.1849 Saltersford, England
 b.1807 Rainow, England
 b.1888 Rochdale, England
 b.1868 Rochdale, England