Historical Firsts

can you name the first person to do the following.......
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Last updated: December 7, 2018
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Who became the first European from a major power to land in the Americas?
Christopher Columbus
Who became the first person to cross the Antarctic circle?
Captain James Cook
Who became the first person to reach the South Pole?
Roald Amundsen
Who became the first woman to single handedly fly across the Atlantic?
Amelia Earhart
Who became the first person to reach the summit of Everest?
Sir Edmund Hillary
Who were the first people to make a powered flight?
Wright brothers
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Who invented the first reflecting telescope?
Sir Isaac Newton
Who became the first person to win 2 Nobel prizes?
Marie Curie
Which US runner became the first to run 100M in under 10 seconds?
Jim Hines
Who became the first footballer to score 1,000 goals?
Pele
Who was the star of the first talking movie?
Al Jolson
Who became the first person to fly in outer space?
Yuri Gagarin
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Level 79
Aug 3, 2019
Cook didn't work for Captain James Cook and Jolson didn't work for Al Jolson.