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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 Emporer
1805 Battle of Trafalgar, Nelson killed
1815 Battle of Waterloo, Napoleon defeat
1830 French Revolution
1837 Queen Victoria assumes throne
1770 Cook discovers New South Wales
1776 America declares independence
1789 Geo. Washington 1st USA president
1789 French Revolution begins
1798 Irish revolt against English rule
 John SHIRLEY
 b.         
 d.         
 Joseph SHIRLEY
 b.1770 Longnor, England
 d.1842 Waterfall, England