William Pershing Benedict and Joseph O. Fletcher were the first to land the C-47 aircraft on the North Pole on this day in 1952.
Did you know that:
• Jim Manning received a patent for a mowing machine on this day in 1831
• The first Indian full-length feature film, Raja Harischandra, premiered on this day in 1913
• Christina Hendricks is an American actress and former model born on this day in 1975