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Ammunition dump explodes in Cuba, killing dozens and destroying a large area of Havana

Cuba, 1857, zoomable map
09/29/1858
A large military magazine exploded in the Cuban capital city of Havana causing heavy loss of life and significant damage to the city's sugar factories and its gas-works. Twenty-eight were killed and 105 injured. (By John Osborne)
Source Citation: 
The American Almanac and Repository of Useful Knowledge for the Year 1860 (Boston: Crosby, Nichols, and Company, 1859), 384.

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