Historical Events on May 29, 1953

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • 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