On this day:

1953 Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay conquer Mount Everest

2015 Heat wave in India centered in Telengana and Andhra Pradesh states is reported to have killed 1800 people in a week

Born on this day:

1906 T. H. White, English novelist, author of the King Arthur novels, born in Bombay, British India 

1914 Tenzing Norgay, Nepalese mountaineer

Gone on this day:

1829 Humphry Davy, English chemist, physicist

1987 Charan Singh, Indian politician, 5th Prime Minister of India (1979-80), dies at 84