Today in History - May 25

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Wednesday, May 25 2011 by

1955 – First ascent of Kangchenjunga (8,586 m.), the third highest mountain in the world, by a British expedition led by Joe Brown and George Band.

Kanchenjunga (Google Maps)

1977 – Star Wars (retitled Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope in 1981) is released in theaters, inspiring the Jediism religion and Geek Pride Day holiday.

Star Wars Mural (Birds Eye)
Star Wars Mural