Historical Figures

Events

Christopher Columbus

1451 - 1506

Vasco Nunez de Balboa

1457 - 1519

Juan Ponce de Leon

april 8, 1460 - july 1521

Ferdinad Megellan

february 3, 1480 - april 27, 1521

Columbus work

1492 - 1503

Nunez Work

1513

Juan Ponce de Leon work

1513

Magellan work

1519 - 1522

Sir Francis Drake

1563 - 1596

Sir France Drake Work

1577 - 1580

John Harrison

1693 - 1776

Invented the marine chronometer

Ben Franklin

January 17, 1706 - April 17, 1790

Made the first map of the gulf stream

Chronometer idea submitted

1730 - 1735

Finished 1735

Tim Folger

1732 - 1814

collected data for Gulf Stream map

Wyvile Thomson

march 5, 1830 - march 10, 1882

Henry Fleuss

1851 - 1933

Robert Peary

May 6, 1856 - february 1920

Fridjtof Nansen

october 10, 1861 - may 13, 1930

Reginald Fessenden

october 6, 1866 - july 22, 1932

Thomson Work

1872 - 1873

Roald Amundsen

July 16, 1872 - June 18, 1928

Vagn Eckman

may 3, 1874 - march 9, 1954

william Beebe

July 29, 1877 - june 4,1962

Fleuss work

1878

Nansen Work

1893 - 1896

Fessenden work

1897 - 1900

Eckman work

1905

Peary work

1909

titanic construction

march 31, 1909

Amundsen work

1910 - 1912

Jacques Cousteau

june 11, 1910 - June 25, 1997

titanic

1912

date sunk

Conrad Limbaugh

june 28, 1924 - march 20, 1960

Beebe work

1934

Sylvia Earle

1935

Cousteau Work

1942 - 1997

Robert Ballard

June 30, 1942

Age 75

Limbaugh Work

1949 - 1955

James Cameron

august 16, 1954

age 63

sealab 1

1964

sealab 2

1965

Ballard service

1965 - 1995

Sealab 3

1969

Earle work

1976

Became curator and research biologist at the California Academy of Sciences

Earle work 2

september 19, 1979

set world diving record

Ballard work

1985 - 1986

cameron work

2012