May 29, 1953 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History

  • 500th anniversary of the fall of Constantinople and the end of the Byzantine Empire (to Ottoman Sultan Mehmed II)

1stTenzing Norgay on the Summit of Mount Everest

Edmund Hillary (NZ) and Tenzing Norgay (Nepal) are first to reach the summit of Mount Everest as part of a British Expedition