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UPI Almanac for Friday, Sept. 6, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012.
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UPI Almanac for Saturday, Sept. 6, 2008.
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UPI Almanac for Thursday, Sept. 6, 2007.
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British explorer proclaimed 1st at pole

LONDON, Oct. 18 (UPI) -- Britain's Royal Geographical Society claims that Scottish explorer Sir Wally Herbert was the first person to reach the North Pole by surface travel.

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Today is Wednesday, Sept. 6, the 249th day of 2006 with 116 to follow.
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Today is Saturday, May 6, the 126th day of 2006 with 239 to follow.
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Today is Tuesday, Sept. 6, the 249th day of 2005 with 116 to follow.
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The weekly UPI Almanac package for Sept. 5-11, 2005.
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Global warming blamed for ice melt

WARD HUNT ISLAND, Nunavut, Aug. 21 (UPI) -- Scientists say global warming is melting one of Canada's last remaining ice shelves.

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Today is Friday, May 6, the 126th day of 2005 with 239 to follow.
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Robert Edwin Peary, Sr. (May 6, 1856 – February 20, 1920) was an American explorer who claimed to have been the first person, on April 6, 1909, to reach the geographic North Pole. Peary's claim was widely credited for most of the 20th century, though it was criticized even in its own day and is today widely doubted.

Robert Edwin Peary was born in Cresson, Pennsylvania, in 1856. Peary graduated from Bowdoin College, Phi Beta Kappa, in 1877. His home in Fryeburg, Maine, still remains in pristine condition as an inn known as the Admiral Peary House.

Peary made several expeditions to the Arctic, exploring Greenland by dog sled in 1886 and 1891 and returning to the island three times in the 1890s. He twice attempted to cross northwest Greenland over the ice cap, discovering Navy Cliff. American artist F. W. Stokes joined some of these expeditions.

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