Continent Events in History

1986 Death - Nigel Stock, actor (Lost Continent, Young Sherlock Holmes), dies

1976 Event - John Hathaway completes 50,600 mile bicycle tour of every continent

1958 Event - 1st surface crossing of Antarctic continent is completed in 99 days

1955 Event - 1st radio facsimile transmission sent across the continent

1944 Event - British troops land on Greek continent

1930 Event - Ruth Nichols becomes 1st woman pilot to cross continent

1891 Event - Britain is linked to the continent by Telephone

1805 Event - Lewis and Clark reach Pacific Ocean, 1st Americans to cross continent

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