Almanac

May 29, 2006

May 29

1943: Norman Rockwell's portrait of "Rosie the Riveter" appeared on the cover of the Saturday Evening Post.

1953: Mount Everest was conquered as Edmund Hillary of New Zealand and Tensing Norkay of Nepal became the first climbers to reach the summit.

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