4th December, 1674 Marquette founded the first European settlement
19th November, 1875 was born Hiram Bingham
18th November, 1832 was born Nils Adolf Erik Nordenskiöld
14th November, 1963 the island Surtsey was founded
11th November, 1729 was born Louis Antoine comte de Bougainville
4th July, 1900 Eduard Toll went in search of Sannikov Land
On the 4th of July, 1900 from Kronstadt started expedition in search of the mysterious Sannikov Land under the command of Arctic explorer Baron Eduard von Toll. However, the goal has not been achieved. On modern maps there is no Sannikov Land.
According to Yakut hunter, polar explorer Yakov Sannikov, north of the Arctic Siberian Islands, there is a mountainous land, which he had seen many times in 1808-1811. However, over the next century, all attempts to find the area were unsuccessful. Academic Russian polar expedition in 1900 went on the schooner "Zarya" in search of a ghost island. Eduard Toll himself went missing in 1902, when with three crew members was returning from a raid on a dog sled from the north of the New Siberian Islands.