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On 9 May in South Asian history

ON 9 MAY IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

Updated on May 9, 2019

1540: Birth of Maharana Pratap, Hindu ruler of Mewar who died on January 29, 1597
http://www.chittorgarh.com/maharana-pratap.asp
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/9-may-1540-maharana-pratap-indian-ruler-was-born

1866: Birth of Gopal Krishna Gokhale, leader of Indian Independence Movement, who died on 19 February 1915
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/gopal-krishna-gokhale.html
http://www.liveindia.com/freedomfighters/29.html

1874: The first horse-drawn omnibus makes its debut in the city of Mumbay, plying on two routes

1956: First ascent of Manaslu mount (Nepal), the world eighth-highest mountain, by a Japanese team
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manaslu

1986: Death of sherpa Tenzing Norgay, the first man who, with Sir Edmund Hillary, has reached the summit of Mount Everest
http://www.tenzing-norgay.com/pages/tenzingnorgaysherpa.html

1998: Death of Talat Mahmood, Indian singer and actor, born on February 24 1924
http://www.talatmahmood.net/

2011: Pakistan denies allegations of complicity or incompetence in the Osama bin Laden case. Prime minister says an inquiry, to be led by a top general, has been ordered
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2011/05/201159132239456367.html
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/05/10/world/asia/10pakistan.html?ref=asia
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-south-asia-13330909

2013: Bangladesh Jamaat leader sentenced to death. War tribunal convicts Mohammad Kamaruzzaman on charges of genocide and torture of unarmed civilians during 1971 war
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia/2013/05/2013595575783613.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-22461129