Сегодня родился Юргенс Николай Данилович
On November 16, 1847 Yurgens Nikolay Danilovich was born. This is a Russian naval officer, a hydrographer and a polar researcher. After graduating from navigation school he took part in three years' global cruise on a clipper "Rider". In 1874 he came to Sea academy. After academy Yurgens served in observatory, he went on training to the USA. In 1880 Nikolay Yurgens was elected a chief of Lensky polar expedition. During expedition Nikolay Yurgens made a series of pencil drawings representing the polar lights. Geographical society for the first time presented them to general public only in 2011 at the Aurora borealis exhibition.