Everest #OnThisDay

On 29th of May 1953 New Zealander Edmund Hilary and  Sherpa mountaineer Tenzing Norgay reached the summit of Mount Everest.

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They were members of the 9th British expedition to climb Mount Everest. The expedition was led by John Hunt.

Tenzing left chocolates at the summit as an offering, and Hillary left a cross given to him by John Hunt

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