On This Day

What Happened on January 14, 1911

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

DiscoveryHistoric Expedition

Roald Amundsen's South Pole expedition lands on the Ross Ice Shelf

Polar Explorer Roald Amundsen
Polar Explorer
Roald Amundsen

Famous Birthdays

  • Anatoly Rybakov, Russian writer, born in Chernihiv, Ukraine (d. 1998)
  • George Amadee Tremblay, Canadian pianist & composer, born in Ottawa, Canada (d. 1982)
  • Helmut Degen, German composer, born in Aglasterhausen, Germany (d. 1995)