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

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.
Date Certainty
Exact
Type
Crime/Disasters
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