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Alexander von HumboldtJan 6, 1802

Charles DarwinJan 12, 1836

General ShermanDec 10, 1864

Babe RuthDec 26, 1919

Harry TrumanJun 27, 1950

Edmund HillaryMay 29, 1953

Willie MaysSep 20, 1955

George BrettAug 18, 1980

Rickey HendersonJun 1, 1982

Nolan RyanJul 27, 1983

Nelson MandelaJun 22, 1990

Eddie MurrayJun 30, 1995

Magic JohnsonMar 7, 1996

Phil JacksonDec 23, 1997

Yasser ArafatOct 23, 1998

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Reach - Historical Events
Date Event
1000-10-09

Leif Ericson discovers "Vinland" (possibly L'Anse aux Meadows, Canada) reputedly becoming first European to reach North America

1065-04-12

Pilgrims under bishop Gunther of Bamberg reach Jerusalem

1165-05-16

Ramjbam & his family reach Acre Palestine

1396-06-24

Crusaders under Earl of Nevers reach Vienna

1497-07-08

Portuguese navigator Vasco da Gama departs for on his first voyage - becomes first European to reach India by sea

1497-11-22

Portuguese navigator Vasco da Gama rounds Cape of Good Hope on way to first voyage from Europe to reach India

1498-05-20

Portuguese explorer Vasco da Gama arrives at Calicut, India - first European to reach India by sea

1520-10-21

Exploer Ferdinand Magellen and his fleet reach Cape Virgenes and become first Europeans to sail into the Pacific Ocean

1585-12-20

English fleet & Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester, reach Vlissingen

1596-06-30

English/Dutch fleet reach Cadiz

1600-10-16

Olivier van Noorts ships reach Philippines

1620-11-21

Pilgrim Fathers reach America: Provincetown Harbor, Mass

1627-07-10

English fleet under George Villiers reach La Rochelle [NS=June 20]

1650-08-03

Viceroy Willem II & Amsterdam reach accord about standing army

1667-02-25

Abraham Crijnssens fleet reach Fort Willoughby on Suriname River

1683-09-09

Expelled Polish & Lotharings reach Wienerwald

1711-08-23

Admiral Hovenden Walkers fleet reach St Lawrence

1767-06-18

Samuel Wallis, an English sea captain, sights Tahiti and is considered the first European to reach the island.

1783-05-18

First United Empire Loyalists reach Parrtown, Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada after leaving the United States.

1802-01-06

Naturalists Alexander von Humboldt and Aimé Bonpland reach Quito, Ecuador

1805-11-19

Lewis & Clark reach Pacific Ocean, first European Americans to cross continent

1806-06-24

British under Commodore Popham and Colonel Beresford reach Buenos Aires

1836-01-12

HMS Beagle/Charles Darwin reach Sydney Australia

1836-02-06

HMS Beagle/Charles Darwin reach Diemen's Land (Tasmania)

1836-03-06

HMS Beagle and Charles Darwin reach King George's Sound, Australia

1840-01-22

British colonists reach New Zealand.

1848-04-03

German explorer Ludwig Leichhardt is seen for the last time at McPherson's Station, Coogoon, before he disappears on the same expedition to reach the Swan River

1849-07-28

Memmon is 1st clipper to reach SF, 120 days out of NY

1864-03-15

Red River Campaign-Union forces reach Alexandria, LA

1864-03-29

Union General Steeles troops reach Arkadelphia Arkansas

1864-07-02

Gen Early & Confederate forces reach Winchester en route to Washington, DC

1864-12-10

General Sherman's armies reach Savannah & 12 day siege begins

1865-01-23

-Jan 25th) Battle of City Point, VA (James River, Trent's Reach)

1865-02-03

Hampton Roads Peace Conference, Lincoln & Stephens reach an impasse

1865-03-23

General Sherman/Cox' troops reach Goldsboro NC

1879-09-05

George Washington De Long, American Arctic Explorer, and commander on board the Jeannette, becomes trapped with his crew in pack ice during his attempt to reach the North Pole

1890-08-01

Cecil Rhodes' colonies reach Lundi

1890-08-14

Cecil Rhodes' colonies reach Mashonaland (Fort Victoria)

1890-09-12

Cecil Rhodes' colonies reach Mashonaland and found Fort Salisbury (now Harare, Zimbabwe).

1894-11-16

French captain Henri Decoeurs troops reach Nikki, West Africa

1898-09-18

Lord Kitchener's ships reach Fashoda, Sudan

1898-09-29

French troops reach Guinea & Sudan, Samori caught

1899-10-13

7000 lay-offs black mine workers of South Africa reach Natal

1899-11-12

British troops reach Durban Natal

1900-01-10

Lord Roberts & Lord Kitchener reach Capetown

1908-04-21

Frederick A Cook claims to reach North Pole (He didn't)

1908-11-22

1st US-Japanese baseball game Reach All-Americans defeat Waseda U, 5-0

1909-01-16

British explorers David, Mawson & Mackay reach south magnetic pole as part of the Nimrod Expedition

1909-03-18

Russia and Bulgaria reach an agreement in which late 19th century Russian financial claims are cancelled to meet compensation due to Turkey from Bulgaria

1909-08-31

A J Reach Co patents cork-centered baseball

1913-03-26

Dayton, Ohio almost destroyed when Scioto, Miami, & Muskingum River reach flood stage simultaneously

1914-08-10

At Liege, German 12"/16.5" guns reach Belgian boundary

1915-02-03

Turkish & German army reach Suez Canal

1917-07-27

The Allies reach the Yser Canal at the Battle of Passchendaele.

1919-12-26

Yankees & Red Sox reach agreement on transfer of Babe Ruth the Yankees

1924-03-29

Bayern & Vatican reach accord

1925-02-02

Dogsleds reach Nome with emergency diphtheria serum after 1000-km

1926-04-29

France & US reach accord on repayment of WW I

1932-08-18

Auguste Piccard/Max Cosijns reach 16,201m in a balloon

1940-05-20

German General Guderian's tanks reach the English Channel (British expeditionary army)

1940-05-24

German tanks reach Atrecht France

1941-08-22

Nazi troops reach Lenningrad

1942-01-05

55 German tanks reach North-Africa

1942-03-07

15 Mk-VB Spitfires reach Malta

1942-03-25

700 Jews of Polish Lvov-district reach Belzec Concentration camp

1942-03-26

1st 700 Jews from Polish Lvov-district reach concentration camp Belzec

1943-08-04

Russian units reach suburbs of Orel

1943-09-21

Soviet forces reach Dnjepr

1944-05-16

1st of 180,000+ Hungarian Jews reach Auschwitz

1944-06-03

Generals Giraud & de Gaulle reach agreement on constitution

1944-11-05

Allied troops reach Zoutelande Walcheren

1945-01-26

Soviet forces reach Auschwitz concentration camp

1945-01-31

Russian troops reach the Oder River, less that 50 miles from Berlin

1945-03-24

US minesweepers reach Kerama Retto, South coast of Okinawa

1945-04-02

1st US units reach east coast of Okinawa

1945-04-25

British troops reach Grebbe line Neth

1945-05-02

Dutch Queen Wilhelmina & Princess Juliana reach Gilze-Rijen

1946-05-22

First US rocket (WAC Corporal) to reach edge of space fired from White Sands Missile Range New Mexico

1947-08-07

Thor Heyerdahl and his fellow adventurers aboard the Kon-Tiki reach the Tuamotu Islands, French Polynesia after 101 days at sea crossing the Pacific Ocean

1950-06-27

North Koreans troop reach Seoul, UN asks members to aid South Korea, Harry Truman orders Air Force & Navy into Korean conflict

1950-10-26

South Korean troops reach Chosan at Chinese boundary

1951-06-13

UN arm forces reach Pyongyang Korea

1952-05-05

Ron Necciai of Pitts Pirate's Bristol Twins Class D farm team, strikes out 27, as he no-hits Welch Minors, 4 Minors do reach base

1952-08-28

German & Israeli reach accord about recovery payments

1953-05-29

Edmund Hillary (NZ) and Tenzing Norgay (Nepal) are first to reach the summit of Mount Everest as part of a British Expedition

1955-09-20

Willie Mays is 7th player to reach 50 HRS in a season

1956-11-04

Israel captures Straits of Tiran & reach Suez Canal Egypt

1958-03-05

Explorer 2 fails to reach Earth orbit

1958-09-14

Two rockets designed by the German engineer Ernst Mohr, the first German post-war rockets, reach the upper atmosphere.

1960-01-23

Bathosphere "Trieste" reach bottom of Pacific (10,900 m)

1960-03-23

Explorer (8) fails to reach Earth orbit

1960-07-18

1st UN troops reach Congo

1961-02-24

Explorer (10) fails to reach Earth orbit

1961-05-04

Malcolm Ross & Victor Prather reach 34,668 m (record) in balloon

1961-05-24

Explorer (12) fails to reach Earth orbit

1961-05-25

President Kennedy announces US goal to reach Moon

1961-06-30

Explorer (12) fails to reach Earth orbit

1962-04-23

1st US satellite to reach the moon launched

1962-04-23

Ranger 4, 1st US satellite to reach Moon launched from Cape Canaveral

1962-07-15

Netherlands & Indonesia reach agreement over New Guinea

1963-01-04

Soviet Luna (4) reaches Earth orbit but fails to reach Moon

1967-04-05

ATS II launched but fails to reach orbit

1967-06-09

Israeli troops reach Suez Canal

1968-05-12

"March of Poor" under Rev Abernathy reach Washington, DC

1971-04-05

Fran Phipps is 1st woman to reach North Pole

1973-02-28

Iraq and Iraq Petroleum Company (IPC) reach an agreement on compensation for nationalization

1973-10-26

Israeli forces reach Suez, trapping Egyptian army

1975-05-16

Junko Tabei from Japan becomes 1st woman to reach summit of Mt Everest

1975-08-03

Poland & West Germany reach accord about returning ethnic Germans

1976-11-23

Apneist Jacques Mayol is the first man to reach a depth of 100 m undersea without breathing equipment.

1977-07-28

1st oil through the TransAlaska Pipeline System reach Valdez, Alaska

1978-05-01

Naomi Uemura became 1st to reach North Pole overland alone

1980-08-18

KC Royals' George Brett, batting avg reach .400

1982-06-01

Rickey Henderson is fastest to reach 50 stolen bases in a year

1982-06-10

Israeli troops reach outskirts of Beirut

1983-07-27

Gaylord Perry joins Nolan Ryan & Steve Carlton to reach 3,500 career strikeouts this season, he also wins his 1st game as a Royal

1986-04-26

World's worst nuclear disaster: 4th reactor at Chernobyl nuclear power station in USSR explodes, 31 die, contamination reach much of Western Europe

1987-03-26

NASA launches Fltsatcom-6, it failed to reach orbit

1989-01-17

Murden & Metz are 1st women to reach South Pole overland (on skis)

1989-05-20

Walter McConnel, 57, is oldest to reach 27,000' Mt Everest top

1990-06-22

Nelson Mandela addresses the United Nations Special Committee against Apartheid in New York, saying that nothing, which has happened in South Africa, calls for a revision of the position that the Organisation has taken in its struggle against apartheid; he adds that a democratic, non-racial SA is within reach

1990-08-19

NY Yankee Kevin Mass is quickest to reach 14 HRs (approx 128 at bat)

1990-08-20

NY Yankee Kevin Mass is quickest to reach 15 HRs (approx 132 at bat)

1990-10-16

US forces reach 200,000 in Persian Gulf

1991-04-08

Major league umpires & baseball reach a 4-year agreement

1992-09-24

Toronto's Dave Winfield, 40, is oldest player to reach 100-RBI

1993-09-12

Paul Molitor at 37 is oldest to reach 100 RBIs for 1st time in career

1995-06-30

Indians' Eddie Murray, is 20th to reach 3,000 hits

1996-03-07

Magic Johnson is 2nd NBA player to reach 10,000 career assists

1996-09-16

Paul Molitor of Twins is 21st player to reach 3,000 hits

1997-09-12

The UN passes a resolution allowing Iraq to reach the $2.14 billion oil sales limit under its oil-for-food program

1997-09-12

The UN passes a resolution allowing Iraq to reach the $2.14 billion oil sales limit under its oil-for-food program

1997-12-11

Delegates from 150 industrial nations attending a United Nations climate conference in Kyoto, Japan, reach agreement on a protocol to control heat-trapping greenhouse gases; the protocol commita nations to roll back greenhouse gase emissions below 1990 levels

1997-12-23

Chicago Bulls coach Phil Jackson is quickest to reach 500 wins (682 games)

1998-10-23

Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian Chairman Yasser Arafat reach a "land for peace" agreement.

1999-07-15

Scientists uncover possible reason for SS Waratah's disappearance 100 years later; The SS Waratah was a luxury steamer which did not reach its destination in 1909, and no trace of the wreckage was ever found

2000-09-19

Ken Griffey, Jr. pinch-hits his 400th home run. The first major leaguer to reach the mark as a pinch-hitter

2001-05-25

32-year-old Erik Weihenmayer, of Boulder, Colorado, becomes the first blind person to reach the summit of Mount Everest.

2007-01-07

Phil Jackson wins his 900th game as a head coach, becoming the fastest coach to reach 900 career wins

2009-03-04

Malaysia has a 50% chance of slipping into the recession as growth is expected to reach just 0.5% for the year, announces the executive director Datuk Mohamed Ariff Abdul Kareem of the Malaysian Institute of Economic Research

2012-09-18

The Chicago Teachers Union and Chicago Public Schools reach a deal that ends an 8-day strike.

2012-12-21

"Gangnam Style" becomes the first video to reach one billion views on YouTube

2013-01-20

The San Francisco 49ers and the Baltimore Ravens win the NFC and AFC championship games to reach Super Bowl XLVII

2013-09-20

Grand Theft Auto becomes the fastest entertainment product to reach $1 Billion in sales

2014-01-19

Denver Broncos and Seattle Seahawks win their playoff matches to reach Super Bowl XLVIII

2014-05-31

Psy's "Gangnam Style" becomes the first video to reach 2 billion views on YouTube

2015-12-28

South Korea and Japan reach deal on 'comfort women'

2016-03-10

Five Afghans, including baby, drown trying to reach Greece from Turkey

2016-06-23

Kim Jong-un says North Korea missiles can reach US in Pacific

2016-09-10

Russia, US reach cease-fire deal for Syria

2017-01-23

Falcons beat Packers to reach Super Bowl

2017-03-08

Dirk Nowitzki Becomes First International Player to Reach 30000 points in NBA

2017-10-20

Dodgers beat Cubs in Game Five to reach World Series

2017-10-22

Astros reach World Series, top Yankees 4-0 in Game 7 of ALCS

2017-11-29

North Korea says successfully launches new ICBM that can reach all of US

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Reach - Birthdays
Date Event
1866-08-08

Matthew A Henson, 1st Black to reach North Pole (Jun 4 1909)

1920-11-02

Bill Mazer, Reach for the Stars

1921-06-27

Muriel Pavlow, Reach for the Sky

1925-04-24

John Reach, The Silencers

1926-04-01

Lyndon Brook, actor (Invasion, Reach for the Sky)

1926-04-10

Lyndon Brook, Reach for the Sky

1929-05-23

Chet Gould, Reach for the Stars

1931-03-20

John Rae, Reach for Glory

1934-10-24

Ron Landry, Reach for the Sky

1938-03-02

Lawrence Payton, The Four Tops: Reach Out - Definitive Performances 1965-1973

1946-07-23

Freddy Eldrett, Reach for Glory

1950-11-03

James Rothman, Haverhill Massachusetts, American Biochemist and Nobel Laureate who discovered how vesicles, sac-like structures that transport hormones and growth factors, reach their destination in cells and know where and when to release their contents

1957-02-16

Bogdan Szczesiak, Out of Reach

1967-02-10

Jennifer Lamar, Just Out of Reach

1968-08-16

Tom Abernathy, Halo: Reach

1972-9-21

Jon Kitna, DPL w/ Special Guests Former Dallas Cowboys Jon Kitna and "Beyond the Reach" Star Michael Douglas

1975-10-20

Sunil Malhotra, Halo: Reach

1977-06-25

Rob Clarke, Out of Reach

1977-08-18

Till Kraemer, Reach for the Stars

1979-07-27

Andy Howell, Halo: Reach

1985-06-07

Sorina Ioana Diaconu, The Third Way to Reach Remote Tribes

1990-12-07

Ida Nowakowska, Out of Reach

1994-08-02

Brian J. Davis, Reach for You

1994-08-06

Alec Dungo, Alec and Joj & Jai Reach for Their Golden Dreams

Reach - Deaths
Date Event
1994-04-15

John Reach, The Silencers

1997-06-10

Lawrence Payton, The Four Tops: Reach Out - Definitive Performances 1965-1973

2002-09-16

Ron Landry, Reach for the Sky

2003-10-30

Freddy Eldrett, Reach for Glory

2004-01-09

Lyndon Brook, Reach for the Sky

2006-12-16

John Rae, Reach for Glory

2011-07-15

Chet Gould, Reach for the Stars

2013-10-23

Bill Mazer, Reach for the Stars


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