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, American actor (Arnie, Voice of Charlie the Tuna, Front), dies of a heart attack at 62

Person of interestTenzing Norgay

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