On this day: nuclear-powered submarine Nautilus creates history

– ON THIS DAY – On Aug. 3, 1958, the nuclear-powered submarine Nautilus became the first vessel to cross the North Pole underwater. http://www.nytimes.com/learnin?g/general/onthisday/big/0803.h?tml#article Nautilus Sails Under the Pole and 1,830 Miles of Arctic Icecap in Pacific-to-Atlantic Passage www.nytimes.com

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