TIL: despite being notorious for the Jack the Ripper Murders in 1888 and a resultant reputation for violence and death, the Whitechapel district of London only had 95 reported “killings” between 1837-1901.

Read more: https://hawksites.newpaltz.edu/virtuallylondon/2015/12/07/whitechapel/

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  1. I imagine there was less population inflating the significance of those 95 and less crimes of such a horrific nature then to get a more jaded population that tunes it out

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