Mount Everest Firsts

Here is a list of the accomplishments on Mount Everest:

First ascent: 29th May 1953 by Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay

First recorded death: seven Sherpas in an avalanche in 1922

First person to reach the summit twice: Nawang Gombu Sherpa on 20th May 1965

First woman to reach the summit: Junko Tabei on 16th May 1975

First ascent without bottled oxygen: Peter Habeler and Reinhold Messner on 8th May 1978

First winter ascent: Krzysztof Wielicki on 17th February 1980

First blind person to reach the summit: Erik Weihenmayer on 25th May 2001

Fact of the day: The animal with the most taste buds is actually the catfish with over 27,000 taste buds.

Joke of the day: My daughter wanted a Cinderella themed party so I invited all her friends over and made them clean the house.

Riddle of the day: If 1 + 9 + 8 = 1, what is 2+8+9?

If you know what the answer to the riddle is leave it in the comments. Also drop a like if you enjoyed reading this post and want me to write more posts like this one. Also if you liked the joke please tell me in the comments.

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