Published: Saturday, May 11, 2013

This Day in History

May 11
1857
Indian Revolution: Indian rebels seize Delhi from the British.
1867
Luxembourg gains its independence.
1927
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is founded.
1946
UMNO (United Malays National Organisation) is created.
1996
The 1996 Mount Everest disaster: on a single day eight people die during summit attempts on Mount Everest.
1998
India conducts three underground atomic tests in Pokhran to include a thermonuclear device.