Google Celebrates Everest Conquest

May 29th, 2008 at 12:00 am

google everest ascent anniversary

Google is at it again.

It’s funny how Google  reminds us of certain dates when something significant in human history has happened.  A simple change in Google’s logo on their homepage puts certain historic events back in the headlines.

Today is the 55th anniversary of the first successful ascent to Mount Everest. In 1953, Sir E. Hilary and his sherpa guide Tenzing Norgay etched their names in in the history books as the first men to stand on top of the world, the world’s highest peak, Mount Everest.

More on that here