29th May 1914 (Friday)

BORN TODAY: in Khumbu, Nepal – Tenzing Norgay, mountaineer.

http://www.puretravel.com/blog/2014/05/01/world-travel-festivals-anniversaries-and-events-in-may-2014/

Shiiping Accidents: In the early morning fog of the St Lawrence River, the RMS Empress of Ireland collides with the Norwegian collier, SS Storstad and sinks. 1012 souls perish.

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

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