1923 – Howard Carter unseals the burial chamber of Pharaoh Tutankhamun
Howard Carter (9 May 1874 – 2 March 1939) was an English archaeologist and Egyptologist.
He became world-famous after discovering the intact tomb of the 18th Dynasty Pharaoh, Tutankhamun in November 1922.
On 16 February 1923, Carter opened the sealed doorway and confirmed it led to a burial chamber, containing the sarcophagus of Tutankhamun.
Tutankhamun’s tomb is famous because of the treasures it held intact for over three thousand years, it is the best-preserved pharaonic tomb found in the Valley of the Kings.
Source: 16th Day of February – Fatcowco