May 9, 1986 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Deaths in History

  • Dirk de Vroome, [Red Giant], Limbourg activist, dies at 60

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Tenzing Norgay, Tibetan climber who was the 1st to reach the summit of Mount Everest in 1953 with Edmund Hillary, dies of a cerebral hemorrhage at 71

Mountaineer and Explorer Tenzing Norgay
Mountaineer and Explorer
Tenzing Norgay