What Happened on December 14, 1911

Day of the Week: Thursday

Article: Heartbreak and Tragedy for Captain Scott

Historical Events


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Norwegian Roald Amundsen's expedition is the 1st to each the South Pole

Polar Explorer Roald Amundsen
Polar Explorer
Roald Amundsen

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