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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
 John WHITTAM
 b.1838 Burnley, England
 d.1898
 John WHITTAM
 b.1872 Lees, Lancashire, England
 d.1902 Rochdale, England
 Joshua KENWORTHY
 b.1819 Rishworth, England
 d.         
 Rachel KENWORTHY
 b.1849 Saltersford, England
 d.         
 Ann SHIRD
 b.1807 Rainow, England
 d.1854
 Bessie WHITTAM
 b.1888 Rochdale, England
 d.         
 Sarah BAMFORD
 b.1868 Rochdale, England
 d.