Bengal famine of 1943 and that the 2 millions deaths are considered by historians to have been preventable. (This video gives a recap but more info is on wiki) youtube.com/watch?v=9hH0D…
Today I learned about Bengal famine of 1943 - 2.1 to 3 million people died of hunger out of 60 million. Historians say famine was man-made. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ben…
India has an estimated 3,000 - 8,000 deaths from malnutrition-related causes each day, which equates to 1 - 3 million such deaths annually. This is roughly the same as the number of deaths from the infamous 1943 Bengal Famine. asianage.com/india/all-in…
Due to Bengal famine in 1770 almost 10 million people died in Bengal in 4 years eliminating 1/3rd of the population. This led to huge reduction in land Revenues of the East India Company which then influenced British to pass Tea act to reduce its troubles which led to Boston Tea Party. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eas…
The deadliest cyclone ever recorded was the Bhola Cyclone that struck West Bengal and East Pakistan in 1970. The resulting storm surge is thought to have killed between 300,000 and 500,000 people. It was the most severe of seven cyclonic storms to impact the area during 1970. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/197…
An elephant destroyed a house in a remote village in Bengal and then turned to head back into the forest when a baby trapped under the rubble began crying. The elephant turned back and gently removed every last bit of debris covering the baby with their trunk. dailyedge.ie/elephant-sav…
Somebody prank called Mohamed Sanu pretending to be Bengals owner Mike Brown, selecting him with the 27th pick in the 2012 draft. He and his family exploded in celebration, only to see Wisconsin OG Kevin Zeitler selected on TV. He was later drafted by the Bengals with the 83rd pick. nfl.com/news/story/09000d…
During the Indo-Pakistani War of 1971, the USA sent the carrier battle group Task Force 74, led by the nuclear-powered USS Enterprise into the Bay of Bengal in an attempt to intimidate India. In response, the Soviet Union sent a submarine armed with nuclear missiles to trail the US task force. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ari…
Today I learned of the Champawat Tiger, responsible for an estimated 436 deaths in India in the late 19th and early 20th century. The Bengal tigress is in the Guinness book of records. wikipedia.org/wiki/Champa…
In late 19th Century a fight was organized between a Barbary Lion and a Bengal Tiger in an Amphitheater in India. The Tiger won. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Atl…
The Prince of Baroda arranged a bout between a Bengal Tiger and an Atlas Lion lasting six rounds, ending in the Tiger's victory en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Atl…
The last NFL game that was completely untelevised was in 1975, between the Patriots and Bengals. NBC had the tv rights but chose to air the World Series instead. awfulannouncing.com/2014/…
A Danish East India Company existed and had colonies in India from 1620-1869. They had control over the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, a village in Tamil Nadu, and a village in West Bengal. britannica.com/topic/Dani…
, villagers working in jungle wear face mask behind their heads to save themselves from the Bengal Tigers. Tigers have been seen following people wearing the mask, but they have not attacked. By the contrast 29 people who were not wearing mask were killed in the span of 18months. nytimes.com/1989/09/05/sc…
During the 1943 Bengal Famine, Winston Churchill asked Leopold Amery "why, if the famine was so horrible, Gandhi had not yet died of starvation". Gandhi's hunger strike was in Pune, and he himself was from Gujarat, in no way related to Bengal. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ind…
In 2011, two Nepali men climbed Mount Everest and then proceeded to paraglide off of the summit, landing 35 km away. They then hiked and kayaked to the Bay of Bengal, winning the pair National Geographic Adventurers of the Year. xcmag.com/2013/05/60-year…
Mike Reid, who wrote "I can't make you love me" for Bonnie Raitt, was selected for the Pro Bowl twice with the Bengals cincinnati.com/story/spor…
Today I learned of a Bengal tiger that killed 436 people en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cha…
When the Champawat Tigress, a Bengal tiger responsible for the deaths of over 436 people was killed, it was discovered that it's canine teeth were broken. This had prevented it from hunting it's natural prey. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cha…
Today I learned of the Sentinelese, a tribe living near the bay of bengal, upon previus encounters they have been so violent they remain uncontacted, and trying to do so is illegal. youtube.com/watch?v=kJQuY…
Today I learned of P.C. Sorcar Jr., a famous Indian magician, who β€˜vanished’ the Taj Mahal for 2 minutes. He also made the Victoria Memorial disappear on the 300th anniversary of Calcutta, and vanished a train full of passengers before a large crowd at Bardhaman Junction, West Bengal in 1992. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/P._…
From 1 June 1778-1784 Austria mistakenly assumed that Denmark had abandoned its claim over the Nicobar Islands(in the Bay of Bengal) attempted to establish a colony there and renamed them as 'Theresia Islands'. The Islands were colonized by Denmark in 1756 and named as Frederick's Islands en.wikipedia.org/wiki/And…
Bill Walsh was an assistant coach for Paul Brown on the Bengals. Brown wouldn't make Walsh head coach when the former retired, and blocked him from getting jobs elsewhere in the NFL. Walsh later went to the 49ers, and defeated Brown's Bengals in the only two Super Bowls in Cincinnati's history. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pau…
A former Cincinnati Bengals cheerleader who became a high school English teacher was arrested for having sex with a 17 year old student at the school where she taught & was sentenced to never teaching or coaching again. She later got engaged to the student nydailynews.com/news/nati…
In 1985 Police and federal marshals, one dressed like a chicken, arrested 100 fugitives by luring them to a Sunday brunch with promises of free tickets to the Washington Redskins-Cincinnati Bengals football game. youtube.com/watch?app=des…
Champawat Tiger was a female Bengal tiger responsible for 436 documented deaths during the late 19th century en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jim…
There is a Danish church built in 1806 in the Indian state of West Bengal en.wikipedia.org/wiki/St.…
The Great Bengal Famine of 1770 resulted in the deaths of 10 million people, approximately one-third of the population of the affected area. The famine occurred or was made more severe largely due to the British East India Company's policies in Bengal. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gre…
In the early 19th century, the East India Company, had cut off the hands of hundreds of weavers in Bengal in order to destroy the indigenous weaving industry in favor of British textile imports. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eco…
Winston Churchill's policies created a famine in Bengal that killed as many as 3 million people. revisionisthistory.com/ep…
In 1985 Police and federal marshals, one dressed like a chicken, arrested 100 fugitives by luring them to a Sunday brunch with promises of free tickets to the Washington Redskins-Cincinnati Bengals football game. youtube.com/watch?v=1LsNB…
The final battle of the American Revolutionary War took place in The Bay of Bengal, India en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bat…
I learned of Atlas the Lion who was pitted in a fight to the death with a Bengal Tiger as a spectator event en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Atl…
Cincinnati Bengals punter Pat McInally was the only player to ever score a perfect 50 on the NFL's Wonderlic Cognitive Ability test. His score actually hurt his draft stock because it was believed that players who were intelligent would "challenge authority too much". profootballtalk.nbcsports…
In 1971, during the Indo-Pakistan war, the U.S. Navy almost fought the Soviet Navy in the Bay of Bengal. The U.S. attempted to help Pakistan against India, supposedly to befriend China, and ignored the genocide of Bangladeshis by Pakistan. warisboring.com/in-1971-t…
Jim Corbett, a British Indian hunter, became famous for hunting man-eating leopards and tigers. Amongst his casualties were the Champawat Tiger and the Panar Leopard who ate 436 and 400 people respectively. He later used his influence to create a reserve for the endangered Bengal tiger. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jim…
There's a tribe in the Bay of Bengal so isolated, they haven't learned how to make fire or grow crops and live a primitive hunter-gatherer lifestyle youtube.com/watch?v=hR90t…
There is a group of Islands in the Bay of Bengal, South-east of India, where the Andamanese people live a 60,000 year old existence. Their culture has no knowledge of cultivation or fire-making. All outside contacts with civilization have been met with hostility. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/And…
The Bengal Tiger has the largest canine tooth of all the cats at 10cm long.Their roar can travel 2 miles and they grow up to 9 feet long and 340 kg. There are 1500 left and numbers are declining due to poaching and habitat loss. animalcorner.co.uk/animal…
The Indian government has issued cattle ID cards of cows in West Bengal to stop smuggling of cows to Bangladesh. Each cattle ID card has the picture of the animal & the owner with information such as its color,height,sex and length of horns and details-like "one horn missing" or "half tail lost" news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south…
In 2011 an "embittered man" from Zanesville, OH Released 56 Exotic Wild Animals on his Community Before Committing Suicide. Among the animals were 18 Bengal Tigers, accounting for over 1% of their total population americanhandgunner.com/li…
There is an island in the Bay of Bengal that effectively isolates itself from the outside world by killing anyone who attempts to make contact. colorsmagazine.com/blog/a…
49 animals were slaughtered, including 18 Bengal tigers, 17 lions, six black bears, a pair of grizzlies, three mountain lions, two wolves and a baboon as a result of an Ohio zoo owner releasing them on the public and then committing suicide. abcnews.go.com/US/zanesvi…
Life of Pi author Yann Martel named the Bengal tiger "Richard Parker" after noting just how many Richard Parkers, both real and fictitious, had became shipwrecked, with some of them subsequently being cannibalised by their fellow seamen. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/R_v…
UNICEF tried to provide clean drinking water for people of the Bengal Delta by drilling wells. The ground was contaminated with Arsenic and ended up poisoning over 50 million people. academia.edu/3102567/Arse…
One bengal tiger killed an estimated 436 people in Nepal during the 19th century. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cha…
In 2011 a man in Ohio who owned over 50 exotic animals let them loose before committing suicide. This resulted in the shooting of 49 exotic animals including 18 Bengal tigers abcnews.go.com/US/zanesvi…
Winston Churchill blocked food supplies to Bengal during the famine of 1943 stating "the starvation of anyhow underfed Bengalis is less serious than that of sturdy Greeks". His response to urgent requests for releasing food stocks was "If food is so scarce, why hasn’t Gandhi died yet?" en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ben…
Today I learned of the Champawat Tiger, a female Bengal tiger who was responsible for over 400 deaths in Nepal and India during the early 20th Century. zazenlife.com/2012/07/22/…
Female Bengal Tiger was responsible for 436 documented deaths in Nepal and the Kumaon area of India, She was so bold that she roamed the roads outside villages, roaring and terrorizing the villagers. All the killings were done during the daytime. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cha…
During the peak of Vietnam War, the communist Govt. of West Bengal (India) renamed the street on which American Embassy stood in memory of Ho Chi Minh. telegraphindia.com/105062…
There is an isolated tribe living in an island in the Bay of Bengal, that has been virtually untouched by the rest of the world for a thousands of years theguardian.com/world/200…
There's an uncontacted, hostile, Paleolithic tribe living on an island in the Bay of Bengal en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nor…
During the Bengal Famine, Winston Churchill responded to an urgent request for the release of food stocks by saying: "If food is so scarce, why hasn't Gandhi died yet?" Around 1.5 - 4 million people died in the famine. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ben…
People in Bengal wear masks on the back of their heads to prevent tiger attacks since tigers only attack from behind. nytimes.com/1989/09/05/sc…
The Bengal famine of 1770 led to the passing of Tea Act of 1773 which contributed to the American Revolution en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eas…
The British Government Was Responsible for 3 Million Deaths in the Bengal Famine of 1943; Churchill's Response was to Ask Why Gandhi Hadn't Died Yet. content.time.com/time/mag…
The Irish weren't the only British subjects to experience famine. The Bengals in India suffered many famines while under British rule, starting in 1770, five years after the British took control. During the famine of 1943, over 3 million died. yourstory.com/2014/08/ben…
That, due to conflict with humans, wild Siberian tigers are now smaller than wild Bengal tigers. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sib…
In Ohio, a private Zoo owner released 56 Wild and exotic animals, including 18 Bengal tigers and 17 Lions, before committing suicide. bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-c…
Today I learned of the Champawat Tiger, a single female Bengal tiger who killed an estimated 430 people in Nepal and Northern India. She managed to successfully evade the Nepalese army and became so fearless she would hunt and kill humans in broad daylight and prowl around villages. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cha…
The Andamanes, an isolated tribe of living in the Bay of Bengal, India were recently DNA confirmed African relatives. Researchers believe them to be direct living descendants of humans who left Africa over 100,000 years ago. youtube.com/watch?v=p6I6L…
There is an island in the Bay of Bengal where the inhabitants have had virtually zero contact with the outside world for thousands of years gurneyjourney.blogspot.co…
In 2011 An Ohio Man owned 48 exotic animals including rare Bengal Tigers and Lions. Then He Released Them. foxnews.com/us/2011/11/05…
The Tiger II/KΓΆnigstiger was named after the Bengal tiger. And was translated literally to Royal Tiger, or somewhat incorrectly as King Tiger by Allied soldiers. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tig…
Blue Ribbon Sports(now Nike) wanted a name-change in 1971, the nominated names included Dimension 6, Bengal, but Phil Knight ultimately had to go with the name "Nike" (the Greek Goddess of victory) nominated by employee Jeff Johnson which had "come to him in his dream". mentalfloss.com/article/7…
A man from Africa, Ota Bengal, was displayed in the monkey exhibit of the Bronx Zoo in 1906. en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/O…
In 1942, market speculators trebled rice prices in Bengal, causing widespread famine panic resulting in 4 million deaths. suite.io/david-myers/3zq6…
The 1971 genocide committed in Bangladesh including targeted killings of Bengal Intellectuals in order to cripple the resistance en.wikipedia.org/wiki/197…
There is an island within the Bay of Bengal that has been isolated from the outside world for the past 65,000 years youtube.com/watch?v=f8kV4…
Today I learned of Charles Jamrach, a 19th century wildlife dealer, who once pried open the jaws of a Bengal tiger with his bare hands in order to save a small boy. The event took place in central London. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cha…
Bengal tigers can stay underwater more than 10 minutes en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ple…
Bengal Cats are immune to Leukemia. youtube.com/watch?v=yc8yH…
British policies killed nearly 4 million Indians in the 1943-44 Bengal Famine tehelka.com/remembering-i…
The North Sentinel Island in the Bay of Bengal is home to the Sentinelese, an indigenous, uncontactable, 'stone age' people. excitingearth.com/tag/nor…
A H.S. in Massillon Ohio, not only has an indoor football facility, but it is 25% bigger than the Browns facility and 100% bigger than the Bengals facility (since they don't even have one). highschool.rivals.com/con…
British policies killed nearly 4 million Indians in the 1943-44 Bengal Famine tehelka.com/2014/06/remem…
Former Bengals star receiver Chad Johnson, a.k.a Chad Ochocinco, proposed to his wife in 2010 while playing Call of Duty. 2 years later, shortly after he headbutted her, they divorced. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Och…
The 1970 Bhola cyclone that struck East Pakistan (now Bangladesh) and India's West Bengal on 12 November 1970 was the deadliest tropical cyclone ever recorded, killing up to 500,000 people as a result of the storm surge. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/197…
In the 15th century, there was a book of wonders produced in Paris describing "wolf-headed people" who lived on islands in the Bay of Bengal. saudiaramcoworld.com/issu…
During the height of the Bengal famine of 1770, the ruling British East India Company raised taxes on land from 50-60% and forbid farmers from eating their own crops, maximizing company profits while nearly 10 million people died. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ben…
Donovan McNabb, former Eagles QB, didn't know an NFL game could end up in a tie, after tying with the Bengals in 2008. aolnews.com/2008/11/16/ea…
Cincinnati Bengals RB BenJarvus Green-Ellis' father co-founded Cash Money Records with his younger brother, "Birdman". en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/B…
Bengal cats are immune to feline leukemia acfacat.com/bengal_synops…
Of the top 30 deadliest recorded cyclones in history, 22 were located in the Bay of Bengal, amounting to roughly 2 300 000 deaths. wunderground.com/hurrican…
The Butcher of Balochistan was put in charge of erstwhile East Pakistan (now Bangladesh), where his brutal tactics, which included genocidal rape, earned him the sobriquet 'Butcher of Bengal' en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tik…
The 2006 country song "Lucky Man", which included a line about the Cincinatti Bengals, was edited 81 times to include various local sports teams to pander to radio markets. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Luc…
There is a Human Tea Estate Worker in Bengal with a 13 Inch Tail. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cha…
The Cleveland Browns - Cincinnati Bengals rivalry has produced 2 of the top 8 highest scoring games in NFL history. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ben…
Bengal/Siberian White Tigers get cross-eyed when stressed or confused en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Whi…

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