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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
 Nelson Watters Post
 b.1877
 d.1927
 Samuel Pedersen Bering
 b.1855 Skovb, : Sogn.  Denmark
 d.1889 Grace, Washington
 Petter Sorensen (Bjerring) Bering
 b.1877 Blyth, Huron, Ontario
 d.1967 Port Orchard, Washington
 Mary (Marie) Madsen
 b.1855 Skovbolling,  Denmark
 d.1917 Snohomish , Washington
 Stella Irene Bering
 b.1903 Maltby, Washington
 d.1989 Bremerton, Washington
 Esther Cordellia McFarland
 b.1884 Humbird Co., Wisconsin or Minnesota
 d.1968 Port Orchard, Washington