What Happened on January 9, 1909

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Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Ernest Shackleton as part of the British Nimrod Expedition reaches a record farthest South latitude (88°23' south)

Polar Explorer Ernest Shackleton
Polar Explorer
Ernest Shackleton

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