What Happened on September 16, 1906

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events


DiscoveryHistoric Discovery

Douglas Mawson, Edgeworth David and Alistair Mackay claim to have discovered the Magnetic South Pole in Antarctica

Polar Explorer Roald Amundsen
Polar Explorer
Roald Amundsen
  • Kaarlo Nieminen wins 1st Finnish marathon

Famous Birthdays

  • Annie Hermes, Dutch singer
  • Jack Malcolm Thorpe Fleming Churchill, commando