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Picture No 10001260
Date 10-21 June 1756
Description Black Hole of Calcutta
Details

The Black Hole of Calcutta, in which only 23 of 146 prisoners are said to have survived. (This has now been shown to be a myth)
Source Louis Figuier Connais-toi toi-meme page 261
Credit Mary Evans Picture Library
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Mary Evans Picture No 10001260 - The Black Hole of Calcutta, in which only 23 of 146 prisoners are said to have survived. (This has now been shown to be a myth)

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