Explorer - Sierra By cmcgeh Dec 1, 1330 He reached 73n Rune stone near Upernavik, Greenland,proves Noresmen reached 73n. Jan 1, 1827 Set across Ice He set across ice with 25 men and 2 heavy sledge filled with iron runners. May 6, 1856 Born Peary was born in Cresson, Pennsylvania. Dec 31, 1891 Trip to Greenland Peary makes 2nd trip to Greenland fails to reach Pole Jan 1, 1894 Northpole Peary tries unsuccesfully for 4,5,6, and 7 times for them to reach Northpole. Period: Jan 1, 1905 to Dec 31, 1906 1st part on trip Peary used a powerful ice-breaking ship for the 1st part of his trip. Jan 1, 1908 moving Peary begians 8th-and final trip to the Arctic Feb 20, 1920 Death Date Peary died in Washington, D.C.