May 11 in history: Last voyage of Columbus, India's Pokhran test, and more

From Christopher Columbus to India's Pokhran test!

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1502

Fourth and last voyage of Christopher Columbus begins. 

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1812

British prime minister Spencer Perceval is assassinated. 

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1996

Atlanta-bound ValuJet DC-9 catches fire shortly after takeoff, killing 110.

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1997

Deep Blue computer defeats champion Garry Kasparov in chess match.

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1998

India successfully completes underground nuclear tests at Pokhran.

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