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Ferdinand MagellanMar 17, 1521

Jacques CartierMay 10, 1534

NapoleonJul 1, 1798

Charles DarwinFeb 16, 1832

Winston ChurchillOct 30, 1899

Mao ZedongOct 19, 1935

Elvis PresleyAug 18, 1956

Buddy HollySep 23, 1957

Edmund HillaryJan 3, 1958

Jerry Lee LewisJan 10, 1958

Ray CharlesNov 14, 1960

Paul BrownJan 7, 1963

Pete RoseSep 24, 1979

John StocktonApr 5, 1990

Rodney KingApr 16, 1993

Seth MacFarlaneMay 4, 2008

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Reaches - Historical Events
Date Event
1165-10-12

Rambam reaches Jerusalem

1212-08-25

Children's crusade under Nicolas (10) reaches Genoa

1396-09-12

Crusaders under earl of Nevers reaches Nicopolis

1408-12-05

Emir Edigu of Golden Horde reaches Moscow.

1497-11-18

Portuguese navigator Vasco da Gama reaches the Cape of Good Hope

1517-06-11

Sir Thomas Pert reaches Hudson Bay

1521-03-17

Portuguese navigator Ferdinand Magellan reaches the Philippines

1521-04-07

Magelhaes' fleet reaches Cebu

1534-05-10

French navigator Jacques Cartier reaches Newfoundland

1535-09-01

French navigator Jacques Cartier reaches Hochelaga (Montreal)

1542-05-06

Francis Xavier reaches Old Goa, the capital of Portuguese India at the time.

1565-11-13

King Philip II's "Letters out Segovia" reaches Brussels

1566-08-20

Iconoclasm reaches Antwerp, Belgium

1566-08-23

Beeldenstorm reaches Amsterdam

1590-03-04

Mauritius of Nassau's ship reaches Breda

1596-06-22

Cornelis de Houtmans fleet reaches Banten Java

1597-06-24

Cornelis de Houtman's fleet reaches Bantam, West Java

1598-11-25

Jacob Cornelius van Neck's merchant fleet reaches Bantam West-Java on second Dutch expedition to Indonesia

1604-12-31

Admiral Steven van der Haghen's fleet reaches Bantam

1608-05-19

Matthias von Habsburgs army reaches Lieben, at Prague

1620-11-19

Mayflower reaches Cape Cod & explores the coast

1624-05-07

Admiral Hermites conquering fleet reaches Callao the Lima, Peru

1627-07-20

English fleet under George Villiers reaches La Rochelle [OS=June 10]

1630-02-14

Dutch fleet of 69 ships reaches Pernambuco, Brazil

1660-02-03

General Moncks army reaches London

1683-10-03

The Qing Dynasty naval commander Shi Lang reaches Taiwan (under the Kingdom of Tungning) to receive the formal surrender of Zheng Keshuang and Liu Guoxuan after the Battle of Penghu.

1694-06-07

English invasion army under Thomas Tollemache reaches Brest

1709-09-03

1st major group of Swiss/German colonists reaches NC/SC

1720-05-25

The Ship "Le Grand St Antoine" reaches Marseille, bringing Europe's last major plague outbreak. Kills around 100,000

1738-07-20

North America: French explorer Pierre Gaultier de Varennes et de la Vérendrye reaches the western shore of Lake Michigan.

1741-03-04

British fleet under Rear Admiral of the Blue Sir Chaloner Ogle reaches Cartagena de Indias (Colombia)

1745-08-20

Bonnie Prince Charlie reaches Blair Castle, Scotland

1745-08-31

Bonnie Prince Charlie reaches Blair Castle, Scotland

1745-10-14

French help convoy reaches Montrose Scotland

1745-12-04

Bonnie Prince Charles reaches Derby

1745-12-10

Bonnie Prince Charlie's army reaches Manchester

1745-12-20

Bonnie Prince Charlie's army reaches the river Esk

1774-01-30

Captain Cook reaches 71°10' south, 1820km from south pole (record)

1776-08-10

American Revolutionary War: word of the United States Declaration of Independence reaches London.

1778-08-09

Captain Cook reaches Cape Prince of Wales, Bering straits

1783-08-27

First hydrogen balloon flight (unmanned); reaches 900 m altitude

1787-08-02

Horace the Saussure reaches top of Mont Blanc

1788-06-11

Russian explorer Gerasim Izmailov reaches Alaska.

1789-06-14

Capt William Bligh reaches Timor

1793-07-22

Alexander Mackenzie reaches the Pacific Ocean becoming the first Euro-American to complete a transcontinental crossing of Canada.

1798-07-01

Napoleon's fleet reaches Alexandria Egypt

1800-06-07

David Thompson reaches the mouth of the Saskatchewan River in Manitoba.

1804-01-31

British vice-admiral William Blighs fleet reaches Curacao

1808-06-22

Zebulon Pike reaches his peak

1809-01-01

Holland Brigade under brig gen Chasse reaches Madrid

1812-09-15

French army under Napoleon reaches Kremlin, Moscow

1823-02-20

English Capt James Weddell reaches 74°15' S, 1520 km from S pole

1831-07-01

Admiral James C Ross reaches magnetic North Pole

1832-02-16

HMS Beagle/Charles Darwin reaches St-Pauls (1°N, 29°W)

1832-04-04

Charles Darwin aboard HMS Beagle reaches Rio de Janeiro

1832-06-07

Asian cholera reaches Quebec, brought by Irish immigrants, and kills about 6,000 people in Lower Canada.

1832-12-22

HMS Beagle/Charles Darwin reaches Barnevelts Islands

1833-01-19

Charles Darwin reaches Straits Ponsonby, Fireland

1833-08-03

HMS Beagle reaches river mouth of Rio Negro

1833-08-24

HMS Beagle reaches Bahia Blanca, Argentina

1833-10-01

Charles Darwin reaches Rio Tercero Argentina

1833-10-20

Charles Darwin reaches river mouth of Parana

1833-11-20

Charles Darwin reaches Punta Gorda, sees Rio Uruguay

1834-05-04

Charles Darwin's expedition reaches 200 km from Atlantic Ocean

1834-08-17

Charles Darwin reaches top of Campana Chile during his Voyage on the Beagle

1835-03-23

Charles Darwin reaches Los Arenales, in the Andes

1835-05-14

Charles Darwin reaches Coquimbo in Northern Chile

1835-09-15

HMS Beagle/Charles Darwin reaches Galapagos Islands

1835-10-08

Charles Darwin reaches James Island, Galapagos archipelago, on HMS Beagle

1835-11-15

Charles Darwin reaches Tahiti on board HMS Beagle

1836-04-01

Charles Darwin aboard HMS Beagle reaches Cocos Islands

1836-07-08

HMS Beagle/Charles Darwin reaches Saint-Helena

1836-07-19

HMS Beagle/Charles Darwin reaches Ascension

1837-05-10

Panic of 1837: New York City banks fail, and unemployment reaches record levels.

1842-01-13

Dr. William Brydon, a surgeon in the British Army during the First Anglo-Afghan War, becomes famous for (reputedly) being the sole survivor of an army of 16,500 when he reaches the safety of a garrison in Jalalabad.

1850-07-07

Scottish explorer Edward Eyre reaches Albany, W-Australia

1860-04-13

1st Pony Express reaches Sacramento Calif

1860-07-19

1st railroad reaches Kansas

1870-08-24

The Wolseley Expedition reaches Manitoba to end the Red River Rebellion.

1871-11-06

Cameroon reaches coast of Angola after trip through Africa

1875-11-02

Verney Cameroon reaches Benguela Angola, from Africa's east coast

1875-11-28

British explorer Verney Cameron reaches East Africa

1876-10-17

Henry Morton Stanley's reaches Lualaba River

1877-08-05

Henry Morton Stanley's letter in order to aid reaches Boma at Congo

1877-10-17

Henry Morton Stanley reaches Boma during trip cross Africa

1879-02-12

News about slaughtering of Isandlwana reaches London

1882-09-14

British General Wolseley reaches Cairo

1883-02-01

French lt-col Gustave Borgnis-Desbordes reaches Bamako on the Niger

1885-02-05

News of fall of Khartoum reaches London

1886-07-04

1st scheduled transcontinental passenger train reaches Pt Moody, BC

1887-06-15

Stanley's expedition reaches Yambuya waterfalls Congo

1887-12-05

Stanley's expedition reaches plateau at Lake Albert Congo

1888-12-19

Stanley's expedition reaches Fort Bodo, East-Africa

1889-12-04

Stanley's expedition reaches Bagamoyo in Indian Ocean

1891-09-07

Captain Frederick Lugard's army reaches Kavalli, Equatoria

1894-11-05

Frederick Lugards expedition reaches Nikki

1895-01-15

French fleet reaches Majunga, Madagascar

1896-03-05

Italian governor of Eritrea, Gen Baldissera, reaches Massawa

1897-06-28

Marquis C de Bonchamps' expedition reaches Gore Ethiopia

1897-10-05

Solomon Andrees baloon/polar expedition reaches White Island

1898-07-10

Jean-Baptiste Marchands expedition reaches Fashoda at White Hippo

1899-03-04

Cyclone Mahina sweeps in north of Cooktown, Queensland, with a 12 m wave that reaches up to 5 km inland - over 300 dead.

1899-10-09

1st British troops reaches Durban, South Africa

1899-10-30

British Morning Post reporter Winston Churchill reaches Capetown

1901-10-25

In Great Britain, Joseph Chamberlain, Colonial Affairs Secretary, makes an anti-German speech in Edinburgh; when word reaches Germany it leads to widespread agitation against the British and eventual breakdown of negotiations for an Anglo-German alliance

1905-05-15

Pierre de Brazza reaches Leopoldville

1909-01-09

Ernest Shackleton as part of the British Nimrod Expedition reaches a record farthest South latitude (88°23' south)

1912-02-15

Fram reaches latitude 78° 41' S, farthest south ever by ship

1914-08-01

British fleet reaches Scapa Flow

1914-08-10

German battle cruiser Goeben reaches Dardanellen/Turkey joins Germany

1920-01-10

Silver reaches record $1.37 an ounce

1921-06-15

Bessie Coleman reaches France as US 1st black pilot

1923-08-15

Mexico & US reaches accord over oil concession of 1917

1924-11-24

1st Dutch airplane (Fokker's F-7) reaches Batavia (Java)

1928-05-29

Fritz von Opel reaches 200 kph in experimental rocket car

1929-09-03

Dow Jones Industrial Average reaches all time high of 381.17, to be shortly followed by the Crash of 1929.

1933-08-11

Temp reaches 136°F (57.8°C) at San Luis Potosi, Mex (world record)

1933-09-03

Yevgeniy Abalakov reaches the highest point of the Soviet Union - Communism Peak (7495 m).

1935-10-19

Mao Zedong's army reaches Shanxi

1939-09-08

Gen Von Reichenau's panzer division reaches suburbs of Warsaw

1939-09-09

Nazi army reaches Warsaw

1939-09-19

British Expeditionary Force reaches France

1941-08-09

Winston Churchill reaches Newfoundland for talks with FDR

1941-10-05

Mickey Owens drops a 3rd strike, Tom Hendrick reaches 1st safely - would have been last out, instead Yanks score 4 & win 7-4

1941-11-27

British 13th Army Corps reaches Tobruk

1942-01-25

Lt General Rommels African corps reaches Msus

1942-08-02

Col-Gen Hoth' Panzer army reaches Kotelnikovo

1942-10-30

US aircraft carrier Enterprise reaches Noumea

1942-12-25

British Col S W Bailey reaches Mihailovics headquarter

1943-02-16

Withdrawing Afrika Korps reaches Mareth-line in North-Africa

1943-05-28

British miliitary reaches Tito

1943-10-23

First Jewish transport out of Rome reaches camp Birkenau

1943-12-02

1st RSHA transport out of Vienna reaches Birkenau camp

1944-06-26

2nd British army reaches Grainville-Mouen line

1944-07-30

US 30th division reaches suburbs of St-Lo Normandy

1944-08-04

British 8th Army reaches suburbs of Florence, Italy

1944-08-07

US 3rd Army reaches suburbs of Brest, Brittany

1944-08-15

US 7th Armour division reaches Chartres

1944-08-16

US 15th Army corp reaches Eure, surrounds Dreux

1944-08-18

US 15th Army Corps reaches Mantes-Gassicourt near Paris

1944-08-25

France 2nd Tank division under General Leclerc reaches Notre Dame

1944-08-25

US 12nd Army Corps reaches Troyes

1944-10-27

Tito reaches free Belgrade

1944-12-06

US 95th Infantry division reaches Westwall

1945-04-21

US 7th Army reaches Nuremberg

1945-04-28

US 5th army reaches Swiss border

1945-05-01

Soviet army reaches Rostock

1945-05-22

6th US Marine division reaches suburbs of Naha Okinawa

1945-07-26

US cruiser Indianapolis reaches Tinian with atom bomb

1946-12-17

US V-2 rocket reaches 183 km, White Sands Proving Grounds, NM

1948-11-20

US balloon reaches height of 42.7 km (record)

1949-11-20

Jewish population of Israel reaches 1,000,000

1950-06-03

French expedition reaches top of Himalayan peak of Annapurna in Nepal

1951-08-07

Douglas D-558-II Skyrocket reaches 1,992 kph

1951-08-07

US viking rocket reaches 210 km height (record)

1953-08-21

Marion Carl in Douglas Skyrocket reaches record 25,370 m

1953-12-12

Chuck Yeager reaches Mach 2.43 in Bell X-1A rocket plane

1954-06-10

PBS reaches SF: KQED (Channel 9) starts broadcasting

1956-07-07

Fritz Moravec reaches the peak of Gasherbrum II (8,035 m).

1956-08-18

Elvis Presley's "Hound Dog/Don't Be Cruel" reaches #1

1957-05-01

Vanguard TV-1 booster test reaches 195 km

1957-06-13

Mayflower II from Plymouth, England, reaches Plymouth Mass

1957-08-15

David Simons reaches 30,942 m in Man High 2 balloon

1957-08-15

USAF Capt Joe B Jordan reaches 31,513 m in F-104 jet fighter

1957-08-19

US Major David Simons reaches 30,933m in a balloon

1957-09-09

"Diana" by Paul Anka reaches #1

1957-09-23

"That'll Be Day" by Buddy Holly & Crickets reaches #1

1957-10-14

Everly Brothers' "Wake Up Little Susie" reaches #1

1957-12-02

Sam Cooke's "You Send Me" reaches #1

1958-01-03

Edmund Hillary reaches South Pole overland

1958-01-10

Jerry Lee Lewis' "Great Balls of Fire" reaches #1 on the UK pop charts

1958-02-05

Vanguard TV-3 back-up launches into Earth orbit; reaches 6 km

1958-04-02

Wind speed reaches 450 kph in tornado, Wichita Falls, TX (record)

1958-08-03

USS Nautilus reaches North Pole, 1st submarine to achieve submarine transit of North Pole

1958-10-11

2nd US Moon probe, Pioneer 1, reaches 113,810 km, falls back

1958-12-06

US lunar probe Pioneer 3 reaches 107,269 km, falls back

1958-12-22

"Chipmunk Song" reaches #1

1960-01-21

Little Joe 4 suborbital Mercury test reaches 16 km

1960-09-19

Chubby Checkers' "Twist" reaches #1

1960-11-14

Ray Charles' "Georgia On My Mind" reaches #1

1960-12-19

Mercury-Redstone 1A reaches 210 km in test flight

1961-02-21

Mercury-Atlas 2 reentry Test reaches 172 km

1961-08-23

US lunar probe Ranger 1 reaches 190 km from Earth, falls back

1963-01-04

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

1963-01-07

The rift between Cleveland Browns owner Art Modell and head coach Paul Brown reaches a boiling point, and Brown is fired

1963-06-27

USAF Major Robert A Rushworth in X-15 reaches 86,900 m

1963-07-19

NASA civilian Test pilot Joe Walker in X-15 reaches 105 km

1963-08-22

NASA civilian test pilot Joe Walker in X-15 reaches 67 miles (106 km)

1963-12-02

1st Dutch rocket launched/reaches height of 10 km

1964-07-04

Beachboys' "I Get Around" reaches #1

1964-08-22

Supreme's "Where Did Our Love Go" reaches #1

1964-12-22

Lockheed SR-71 spy aircraft reaches 3,530 kph (record for a jet)

1965-03-03

Temptations' "My Girl" reaches #1

1965-06-29

USAF Capt Joseph Henry Engle reaches 85,530 m in X-15

1965-08-10

Joe Engle in X-15 reaches 82 km

1965-09-28

Jack McKay in X-15 reaches 90 km

1965-10-14

Joe Engle in X-15 reaches 80 km

1966-01-01

Simon & Garfunkel's "Sounds of Silence" reaches #1

1966-11-01

William Dana in X-15 reaches 93 km

1966-11-10

Lunar Orbiter 2 reaches 196-1871 km around Moon

1967-06-03

Aretha Franklin's "Respect" reaches #1

1967-10-17

Pete Knight in X-15 reaches 85 km

1967-11-15

Michael Adams in X-15 reaches 80 km

1968-05-02

Gold reaches then record high ($39.35 per ounce) in London

1968-08-21

William Dana reaches 80 km (last high-altitude X-15 flight)

1969-02-05

US population reaches 200 million

1969-03-05

Gold reaches then record high ($47 per ounce) in Paris

1969-07-12

As the 'marching season' reaches its height there is serious rioting in Derry, Belfast and Dungiven; many familles in Belfast are forced to move from their homes

1969-11-29

The Beatles' "Come Together/Something" reaches #1

1969-12-20

Peter, Paul & Mary's "Leaving on a Jet Plane" reaches #1

1970-07-25

"(They Long to Be) Close to You" reaches #1

1970-12-23

NY World Trade Center reaches highest point (411 m)

1971-10-11

Brooks Robinson ties Series record, reaches base 5 straight times

1973-12-04

Pioneer 10 reaches Jupiter

1975-03-01

Eagles' "Best of My Love" reaches #1

1979-09-24

Pete Rose reaches 200 hits in a season for 10th time

1979-12-17

Budweiser rocket car reaches 1190 kph (record for wheeled vehicle)

1980-01-18

Gold reaches $1,000 an ounce

1982-10-05

Unmanned rocket sled reaches 9,851 kph at White Sands, NM

1982-10-26

US budget deficit reaches more than $110 trillion for fiscal year 1982

1983-10-04

Richard Noble reaches record 1019 kph in jet-powered car

1986-02-09

Halley's Comet reaches 30th perihelion (closest approach to Sun)

1986-05-01

Will Stegers expedition reaches North Pole

1986-11-28

OPEC reaches oil production accord

1986-12-19

OPEC reaches an accord that would cut production by 7 percent for the first six months of 1987 and would raise prices immediately toward a target world oil price of $18 per barrel

1987-08-25

Dow Jones industrial stock avg reaches record 2722.42

1989-12-05

France TGV train reaches world record speed of 482.4 kph

1990-04-05

John Stockton reaches 1000-assist mark for NBA record 3 yrs in a row

1993-04-16

Jury reaches guilty verdict in Federal case against police officer who beat Rodney King, but the verdict is not read until April 17th

1993-08-23

NY Dow Jones index reaches record high of 3,638.96 points

1993-10-29

Dow Jones index reaches record 3687.86

1994-04-22

Borge Ousland reaches North pole

1994-09-03

Circulation of Neth Telegraph/News of the Day reaches 800,000

1997-02-10

O J Simpson jury reaches decision on $25M in punitive damages

1997-05-20

White Sox Frank Thomas reaches base safely for 15th straight time

1997-05-27

1st all female (20 British women) team reaches North Pole

1997-10-13

Andy Green's Jet-powered car reaches record 749.69 MPH

2002-03-01

The Envisat environmental satellite successfully reaches an orbit 800 kilometers (500 miles) above the Earth on its 11th launch, carrying the heaviest payload to date at 8500 kilograms (9.5 tons).

2002-09-09

Pitcher Randy Johnson reaches 300 strikeouts for the fifth consecutive season, extending his major league record

2003-06-05

A severe heat wave across Pakistan and India reaches its peak, as temperatures exceed 50°C (122°F) in the region.

2004-12-27

Radiation from an explosion on the magnetar SGR 1806-20 reaches Earth. It is the brightest extrasolar event known to have been witnessed on the planet.

2006-01-12

The French warship Clemenceau reaches Egypt and is barred access to the Suez Canal. Greenpeace activists board the ship.

2006-03-01

English-language Wikipedia reaches its one millionth article, Jordanhill railway station.

2006-10-17

The United States population reaches 300 million.

2007-01-12

Comet McNaught reaches perihelion becoming the brightest comet in more than 40 years.

2008-05-04

Seth MacFarlane reaches an agreement worth $100 million with Fox to keep "Family Guy" and "American Dad" on television until 2012, making MacFarlane the world's highest paid television writer

2008-11-20

After critical failures in the US financial system began to build up after mid-September, the Dow Jones Industrial Average reaches its lowest level since 1997.

2011-10-31

The world population reaches 7 billion inhabitants according to the United Nations

2012-01-28

Death toll from coordinated bombing attacks in Kano, Nigeria, reaches 185

2012-02-15

United Kingdom unemployment rate reaches 17 year high of 8.4%

2012-03-01

Euro zone unemployment reaches historical high of 10.7%

2012-04-03

Spanish unemployment reaches record high, youth unemployment stands at 50%

2012-12-21

The Mesoamerican Long Count calendar reaches the date 13.0.0.0.0

2013-01-06

The NHL reaches an agreement to end a 113 day lockout

2013-04-02

Eurozone unemployment reaches a high of 12%

2013-04-05

Japan's Nikkei 225 reaches its highest level in five years

2014-09-27

The West African death toll from the Ebola virus reaches 3,000 lives

2014-09-30

A case of Ebola Virus reaches Dallas, Texas

2016-04-22

VW reaches US deal in emissions scandal

2016-08-26

Pujols Reaches 100 RBIs for 13th Time, Angels Beat Jays 6-3

2017-03-22

USA beats Japan, reaches World Baseball Classic final for the first time

2018-07-12

Croatia reaches World Cup for 1st time, beats England 2-1

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Reaches - Deaths
Date Event
1956-09-27

Milburn Apt, in X-2 rocket plane reaches 3370 kph, but, dies in crash


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