1884 – Herbert Lawrence Bridgman was born.
– Bridgman led the relief expedition after Peary when he was lost in the Arctic.
– His work organizing the Robert Peary expedition to the North Pole.
– He bequeathed his estate to the University of the State of New York at the expiration of the life of his widow, Helen Bartlett Bridgman.
1924 – Bridgman died on the 24th of September at sea on board the USS Newport.