Mt. Everest Day

Tomorrow is the 56th anniversay of Tensing Norgay’s and Sir Edmund Hillary’s reaching the summit of Mt. Everest.

(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tenzing_Norgay).

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edmund_Hillary

It’s also the 556th anniversary of the fall of Constantinople.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fall_of_Constantinople

It’s also the 556th and 193rd anniversaries of Kraketoa erupting.

The 1816 eruption was called the Year Without Summer, and there was snow in New England.

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