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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
 W G Lester
 b. Private
 S J Lester
 b. Private
 John Marshall Knapton
 b.1845 Angel Yards, Yorkshire
 d.1914 Cavendish Squar, Beckbottom
 Harry Knapton
 b.1884 Farsley, Yorkshire
 d.1953 229 Lichfield Road, Aston
 Emma Ross
 b.1848 Farsley, Yorkshire
 d.1903 ?
 S M Knapton
 b. Private
 Beatrice Maud Hawley
 b.1880 ?