Byrd, Richard Evelyn 1888-1957. Us naval officer and explorer. He became popular in 1926 to be 1st, along with his pilot Floyd Bennett, to travel within the North Pole (a feat that has been refuted inside 1990s). Later he switched their awareness of Antarctica, leading five expeditions between 1929 and 1956 and establishing a base for scientific breakthrough at Little The united states.
Byrd, William 1674-1744. American planter and colonial official whose diaries (written in shorthand) supply an unusual and humorous account of daily life in pre-Revolutionary Virginia.