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What Happened on October 26, 1850

Historical Events

DiscoveryHistoric Discovery

Robert McClure sights the fabled Northwest Passage for the first time (from Banks Island towards Melville Island)

Explorer Robert McClure
Robert McClure

1850 Highlights

About October 26, 1850

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 170 years, 4 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Scorpio