What Happened on May 9, 1986

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • NHL Prince of Wales Conference Final: Montreal Canadians beat New York Rangers, 4 games to 1

Famous Deaths

  • Dirk de Vroome, [Red Giant], Limbourg activist, dies at 60
  • Herschel Bernardi, actor (Lt Jacoby-Peter Gunn, Arnie), dies at 62

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