#TodayInHistory:  Mount Everest’s deadliest attack

#TodayInHistory: Mount Everest’s deadliest attack

Yvonne Williams

Take a look at today’s highlight April 18:

1783- Fighting ceases in the American Revolution, eight years to the day since it began.

1881 -Natural History Museum opens in South Kensington, England.

1975 – John Lennon releases “Stand by Me”

2013 – Film Premier: “Iron Man 3”, directed by Shane Black, starring Robert Downey Jr. and Gwyneth Paltrow, premieres in London.

1966 – “The Sound of Music” won the Oscar for best picture of 1965 at the 38th Academy Awards.

1956 –Monaco Grace Kelly Marries Prince Rainier of Monaco

1955-  Albert Einstein 18th April 1955: Celebrated physicist and Nobel Laureate Albert Einstein died today at the age of 76.

1979 – The TV show “Real People” premiered.

2014 – “Mount Everest’s Deadliest Day. A high-altitude avalanche Friday killed 12 Sherpa guides and seriously wounded three in the single deadliest accident on Mount Everest, officials said.A group of about 50 people, mostly Nepali Sherpas, were hit by the avalanche at more than 20,000 feet, said Tilak Ram Pandey of the ministry’s mountaineering department.

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