Saturday, April 14, 2012

This date in history: Titanic Hits Iceburg

On this date: The steamer, Titanic, fatally strikes an iceburg at 20 minutes before midnight on 14 April 1912 and sank two hours and 40 minutes later.

Sadly, early newspaper reports couldn't have been more wrong.

Date: 1912-04-15; Paper: Olympia Record


Date: 1912-04-15; Paper: Grand Rapids Press

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