What Happened on December 14, 1911

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Norwegian Roald Amundsen leads the 1st expedition to reach the South Pole

Polar Explorer Roald Amundsen
Polar Explorer
Roald Amundsen

Famous Birthdays

  • Hans von Ohain, German/American aerospace engineer (d. 1998)
  • Ota Adler, Czech/British fur trader/founder (Federal Trust)
  • Spike Jones, composer (In a Secluded Rendesvous), born in Long Beach, California