1875 – Robert Abram Bartlett was born 15th of August in Brigus, Newfoundland. 1892 – Mastered his first ship and began a life-long love affair with the Arctic. He was Captain of the Roosevelt and accompanied Commander Robert Peary on his attempts to reach the North Pole. 1914 – Helped save the ..
A British naval surgeon and explorer. 1771 – George Bass was born at Aswarby. 1789 – He trained in medicine at the hospital at Boston, Lincolnshire. 1794 – He joined the Royal Navy as a surgeon. 1795 – He arrived in Sydney in New South Wales on the Reliance, in which Matthew Flinders had also ..
1825 – Henry Walter Bates is a English explorer and naturalist was born 8th of February in Leicester. 1838 – Became apprentice to a hosier. He studied in his spare time, and collected insects in Charnwood Forest. 1843 – He had a short paper on beetles published in The Zoologist magazine. 1864 – Worked as ..
Willem Barents is an Dutch navigator. 1594 – He left Amsterdam with two ships to search for a northeast passage to eastern Asia. 1595 – Barents commanded another expedition of seven ships, which made for the strait between the Asiatic coast and Vaygach Island. 1597 – Willem Barents died 20th of June in the Arctic ..
1942 – Born on the 30th of June in Kansas USA. 1962 – Worked at the aerospace company’s Ocean Systems Group. 1965 – Graduated from the University of California, Santa Barbara, earning undergraduate degrees in chemistry and geology. 1967 – Earned Ph.D. in marine geology at the University of Southern California. ..
1849 – Born in Ostemo, Kalamazoo County, Michigan on September 23rd. American explorer and geographer. – Mr. Baker has contributed mathematical papers to the scientific journals, and has been one of the secretaries of the Philosophical society, Washington. 1870 – Educated at Kalamazoo College and the University of Michigan, where he graduated. ..
1821 – Born on the 8th June in London, England. 1843 – Married Henrietta Biddulph Martin, daughter of the rector of Maisemore. 1847 – Founded an agricultural settlement at Nuwara Eliya, a mountain health resort. 1853 – Published The Rifle and the Hound in Ceylon. 1855 – Published the Eight Years’ Wanderings in Ceylon. 1861 ..
1475 – Born in Jerez de los Caballeros, Castile, Spain. European discoverer of the Pacific Ocean and a leading figure among the Spanish explorers and conquerors of America. 1500 – Traveled to the New World land after some explorations settled on the island of Hispaniola. 1501 – Crossed the Caribbean coasts from the east of ..
1584 – William Baffin navigator, probably born in London, UK. 1612 – He is a pilot of the "Patience," one of the vessels that accompanied James Hall in his voyage of discovery to Greenland. 1613 – William Baffin entered the service of the Muscovy Company and became chief pilot of seven vessels, and visited the ..
1475 – Born in Hispania, Spain. 1521 – He was a member of the Real Audiencia in Santo Domingo. He sent an expedition to Florida under Francisco Gordillo, who, in June, landed in lat. 33 deg, 31’, somewhere near Cape Fear in North Carolina. 1524 – In quest of the Northwest passage, Ayllon came up ..