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Firsts in the world (Males)

  • 1. First men to climb Mount Everest: Sherpa Tenzing Norgay and Sir Edmund Hillary
  • Explanation: These two person reached the top on 29 May 1953. Tenzing was Nepalese while Edmund belonged to Auckland.

  • 2. First man to reach North Pole : Rear Admiral Robert Peary
  • Explanation: He claimed to reach there on April 6, 1909. He was an American and known for Geographic North Pole.

  • 3. First man to reach South Pole: Ronald Amundsen
  • Explanation: He was a Norwegian and reached there in December 1911.

  • 4. First man to go into space: Major Yuri Gagrin
  • Explanation: He was was a Russian-Soviet pilot and cosmonaut. He was the first human to journey into outer space, He completed an orbit of the Earth on 12 April 1961 by his Vostok spacecraft. He was from Soviet Air Forces.

  • 5. First space shuttle launched: Columbia(NASA Orbiter Vehicle Designation: OV-102)
  • Explanation: Its manufacturer was Rockwell International. It was launched for the first time on mission STS-1 on 12 April 1981. This is the same shuttle in which Kalpana Chawla died while re-entering the atmosphere after a 16-day scientific mission on February 1, 2003.

  • 6. First country to make a constitution: United State of America
  • Explanation: It was created on September 17, 1787.

  • 7. First country to print books: China

  • 8. First country to issue paper currency: China

  • 9. First country to start Civil Services Competition: China

  • 10. First country to send human on moon: United State of America

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