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HISTORY WAS MADE ON THIS DAY

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HISTORY WAS MADE ON THIS DAY IN 1953

May 29, 1953 – Edmund Hillary and Sherpa Tenzing Norgay Become the ...

At 11:30 a.m. on May 29, 1953, Edmund Hillary of New Zealand and Tenzing
Norgay, a Sherpa of Nepal, become the first explorers to reach the summit
of Mount Everest, which at 29,035 feet above sea level is the highest point
on earth. The two, part of a British expedition, made their final assault on
the summit after spending a fitful night at 27,900 feet. News of their
achievement broke around the world on June 2, the day of
Queen Elizabeth
II’s coronation
, and Britons hailed it as a good omen for their country’s
future.

29th May 1953: Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay conquer Mount ...

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SANDY KOZEL

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On January 28, 1986, the
NASA Space Shuttle orbiter undertaking mission
STS-51-L and the tenth flight of Space Shuttle Challenger  broke apart 73
seconds into its flight, killing all seven crew members aboard: five NASA
astronauts, one payload specialist, and a civilian school teacher.

The spacecraft disintegrated over the Atlantic Ocean, off the coast of
Cape Canaveral, Florida, at 11:39 a.m. EST.

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Space Shuttle Challanger crew: Back row from left to right…Ellison
S. Onizuka, Sharon Christa McAuliffe, Greg Jarvis, and Judy Resnik.
In the front row from left to right: Michael J. Smith, Dick Scobee,
and Ron McNair.

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President Reagan delivers a nationwide speech following the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster.

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Challenger shuttle memorial in Arlington cemetery, Washington DC.

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CAMILLE BOHANNON

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Joseph Rudyard Kipling
(December 30, 1865 – January 18, 1936)
 

Kipling was an English journalist, short-story writer,
poet, and novelist. He was born in India, which inspired
much of his work. Kipling’s works of fiction include The
Jungle Book, Kim, and many short stories, including
"The Man Who Would Be King".

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THE PACIFIC REACHED ON THIS DAY IN 1520

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Ferdinand Magellan (1480 – April 27, 1521) 

After sailing through the dangerous straits below South America that now
bear his name, Portuguese navigator
Ferdinand Magellan entered  the Pacific Ocean with three ships, becoming the first European explorer to reach the
Pacific from the Atlantic.

On September 20, 1519, Magellan set sail from Spain in an effort to find a
western sea route to the rich Spice Islands of Indonesia. In command of
five ships and 270 men, Magellan sailed to West Africa and then to Brazil,
where he searched the South American coast for a strait that would take
him to the Pacific.

He searched the Rio de la Plata, a large estuary south of Brazil, for a way
through; failing, he continued south along the coast of Patagonia. At the
end of March 1520, the expedition set up winter quarters at Port St. Julian.

On Easter day at midnight, the Spanish captains mutinied against their
Portuguese captain, but Magellan crushed the revolt, executing one of the
captains and leaving another ashore when his ship left St. Julian in August.

On October 21, he finally discovered the strait he had been seeking. The
Strait of Magellan, as it became known, is located near the tip of South
America, separating Tierra del Fuego and the continental mainland. Only
three ships entered the passage; one had been wrecked and another
deserted. It took 38 days to navigate the treacherous strait, and when
ocean was sighted at the other end Magellan wept with joy.

pianting of Magellan's fleet , ships at sea (Getty Images/Hulton Archive)

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