Mount Everest

Thing of the Day would like to congratulate Sir Ranulf Fiennes and his team on recently reaching the summit of Mount Everest:

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk/8060649.stm

Today marks the anniversary of the first successful climb of Mount Everest by Sir Edmund Hillary in 1953:

http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/may/29/newsid_2492000/2492683.stm

Also in the Bahá’í faith today is the Feast of the Ascension of Bahá’u’lláh:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/religion/religions/bahai/holydays/ascension.shtml

And not forgetting today is the beginning of the Jewish festival of Savuot, the first day of Passover:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/religion/religions/judaism/holydays/shavuot.shtml

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