Archive for the 'Mountain climbing' Category

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 ...

No Tags

posted by Bob Karm in ANNIVERSARY,Explorer,Exploring,HISTORY,Mountain climbing,NEWSPAPER and have No Comments

HISTORY WAS MADE ON THIS DAY

todayinhistory

sandy kozel 2
SANDY KOZEL

Image result for jfk

Related image

Image result for jfk in 1963
John Fitzgerald "Jack" Kennedy
(May 29, 1917 – November 22, 1963)

John F. Kennedy served as the 35th president of the United States
from January 1961 until
his assassination in November 1963. As a 
member of the
Democratic Party, he represented Massachusetts in 
the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate prior to becoming
president.

Image result for jfk presidential portrait

No Tags

posted by Bob Karm in BIRTHDAY,Comedian,HISTORY,Mountain climbing,POLITICAL,President,Stamp act and have No Comments

IT WAS ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY

today in history

Tim maguire
TIM MAGUIRE

Image result for first moon landing pictures

On this day in 1969, Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong and Edwin
E. Aldrin, Jr. became the first men to walk on the moon.

Related image

Image result for first moon landing pictures

Image result for first moon landing pictures

Related image

A light-skinned man in his late 30s, with blue eyes and brown hair parted to the right. He wears a white space suit, and holds the helmet. The spacesuit has five hose connectors on the front. There is a large U.S. flag on the left shoulder. The helmet's transparent faceplate is tinted gold.                      Aldrin.jpg
Neil Alden Armstrong                                Buzz Aldrin 
                                                                     (Edwin Eugene Aldrin Jr.)

                              Circular insignia: Eagle with wings outstretched holds olive branch on Moon with Earth in background, in blue and gold border.                          

AssociatedPressLogo-main

Image result for viking one land on mars
On this day in 1976, America’s Viking I robot spacecraft made a successful landing on Mars.

Image result for viking one land on mars
A Viking lander being tested in the Mojave Desert prior to launch.

Image result for viking one land on mars

AssociatedPressLogo-main

Related image
On this day in 1944, Nazi Germany’s Adolf Hitler cheats death as a
bomb planted in a briefcase goes off, but fails to kill him. Hitler
(second from left) Shows Mussolini the Destroyed Barracks at
"The Wolfschanze" shortly after the assassination attempt.

Assasination newspaper

AssociatedPressLogo-main

Image result for a young edmund hillary

Image result for edmund hillary 2008
Mountaineer Sir Edmund Percival Hillary
(July 20, 1919 – January 11, 2008) 

AssociatedPressLogo-main

Image result for a young carlos santana

Image result for carlos santana 2018
Musician Carlos Santana is 71 years old today.

Guitarist Carlos Santana blended rock with Latin American
music and fronted
Santana. He won the Best Rock Album
and the Album of the Year Grammys for Supernatural, two
of the eight total Grammys he won in 2000.

Image result for carlos santana 2018

No Tags

posted by Bob Karm in ANNIVERSARY,Attempted Assassination,BIRTHDAY,Bomb,CURRENT EVENTS,HISTORY,mOON,Mountain climbing,Mountineer,MUSIC,Musician,NASA,Nazi Germany,SPACE and have No Comments

PAST WORLD NEWS HEADLINES

today in history

sandy kozel 3
SANDY KOZEL

Image result for in which year did edmund hillary and tenzing norgay reach the peak of mt. everest
Edmund Hillary (left) and Sherpa Tenzing Norgay became first men
to  reach the top of Mount Everest on this day in 1953.

Image result for in which year did edmund hillary and tenzing norgay reach the peak of mt. everest

ap 3

Related image

Image result for john f . kennedy

Related image
John Fitzgerald "Jack" Kennedy
(May 29, 1917 – November 22, 1963)

Commonly referred to by his initials JFK, John F. Kennedy 
was a politician who served as the
35th President of the
United States
from January 1961 until his assassination 
in November 1963.

Related image
John F. Kennedy and Jackie Kennedy the morning of November 22,
1963.

ap 3

Image result for patrick henry give his famous treason speech
On this day in 1765, Patrick Henry denounced the
Stamp Act before
Virginia‘s House of Burgesses.

Related image

Image result for patrick henry give his famous treason speech
Today, churchgoers still attend services at St. John’s
Episcopal Church in Richmond, Va., where Patrick
Henry made his “Give me Liberty, or give me Death” 
speech.
  

ap 3

Image result for comedian bob hope

Image result for comedian bob hope
Leslie Townes "Bob" Hope  (May 29, 1903 – July 27, 2003)

Legendary vaudeville comedian, radio personality, and actor Bob
Hope entertained military personnel in 57 USO tours between 1942
and 1988. He performed hundreds of acts with his special humor
per year during the height of his career, hosted The Academy
Awards fourteen times, and appeared in over 70 films and shorts.

At a young age, he began performing for voluntary donations on the
Luna Park streetcar by singing and making jokes. In 1915 Bob Hope
won an amateur talent contest for his
Charlie Chaplin impersonation.    

In 1997, the U.S. Congress declared Bob Hope the "first and only
honorary veteran of the U.S. armed forces."

Related image


Comedian Bob Hope and his wife, Dolores are shown in their Palm
Springs, Calif., home in May 1998.


No Tags

posted by Bob Karm in ANNIVERSARY,BIRTHDAY,Comedian,HISTORY,Mountain climbing,MOVIES,President,RADIO,Speech,Stamp act,Treason,TV and have No Comments

HIGHLIGHTING PAST WORLD NEWS

todayinhistory

Tim maguire
TIM MAGUIRE

Image result for first man on the moon

Related image

Image result for first man on the moon
Astronaut Neil Armstrong

Image result for first man on the moon

Related image

Image result for first man on the moon

AssociatedPressLogo-main

Image result for viking one lands on mars
America’s Viking I robot spacecraft made a successful landing
on Mars on this day in 1976.

Related image

First image of Martian Surface from Viking 1
First image taken by Viking 1 form the surface of Mars.

AssociatedPressLogo-main

Image result for adolf hitler wounded in an assassination attempt
An attempt by a group of German officials to assassinate Adolf
Hitler failed on this day in 1944. The bomb exploded at Hitler’s Rastenburg headquarters. He was only wounded.

Image result for assassination attempt on adolf hitler
The conference room soon after the explosion that wounded
Hitler.

AssociatedPressLogo-main

Image result for mountaineer edmund hillary
Sir Edmund Percival "Ed" Hillary
(July 20, 1919 – January 11, 2008)

Adventurer and philanthropist Sir Edmund Hillary became one
of the first people to reach the top of Everest with the help of his
guide, Tensing Norgay. He became a beekeeper during the
summer so as to keep himself available to climb in the winter.

His adventures led to him being named one of the most influential
people by Time Magazine of the 20th century.

Image result for mountaineer edmund hillary

Sir Edmund Hillary (left) and Tenzing Norgay.

AssociatedPressLogo-main

Image result for carlos santana

Image result for carlos santana

Related image
Carlos Santana is 70 years old today.

Guitarist Carlos Santana blended rock with Latin American music and fronted
Santana. He won the Best Rock Album Award and the Album of the Year
Award for Supernatural in 2000. He began playing the guitar when he was
eight and turned down an opportunity to attend Humbolt State University to
pursue a career in music.

In 2003 Rolling Stone magazine listed Santana at number 20 on their list of
the 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time. He has won 10 Grammy Awards and
three Latin Grammy Awards.

No Tags

posted by Bob Karm in ANNIVERSARY,Awards,BIRTHDAY,CURRENT EVENTS,Guitar,HISTORY,Mars,mOON,Mountain climbing,MUSIC,NASA,Nazi Germany,NEWSPAPER,SPACE,THEN AND NOW and have No Comments