Daily Archives: April 15, 2012
The link below is to an article concerning a plan to kill US President John Fitzgerald Kennedy in 1960. Richard Paul Pavlick planned a suicide bombing of the then President-Elect, however he was arrested before being able to carry out his plan.
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The links below is to two articles concerning people who were on the Titanic 100 years ago.
The Titanic Sinks
On this day in 1912, the luxury liner and so-called unsinkable Titanic sank in the North Atlantic after hitting an iceberg.
ABOVE: RMS Titanic
ABOVE & BELOW: Launch of the Titanic
ABOVE: Grand Dining Room of the Titanic
ABOVE: Cross Section of the Titanic
ABOVE: Illustration of the Scene of Disaster
ABOVE & BELOW: The Titanic Sinking
The article below deals with some myths surrounding the Titanic:
The link below is to an article with some rare photos of the Titanic:
A letter from one of the victims, penned before he boarded the Titanic has been found. The letter by Robert Douglas Norman can be read at the link below:
Historic records can be viewed online for free until the 31st May 2012. For more information visit:
ABOVE: Captain of the Titanic – Captain E. J. Smith
ABOVE: Titanic Lifeboat
ABOVE: The Carpathia Rescued Survivors and
BELOW: Titanic Lifeboat Alongside the Carpathia
ABOVE: Titanic Survivors – Ida & Jean Hippach
For more on those who died on the Titanic and those who survived visit:
Here’s an article on pets on the Titanic:
The video below is a simulation of how the Titanic is believed to have sunk:
A museum exhibit on the Titanic has opened. See the link below for more info:
Marking the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic, the feature film ‘Titanic’ is being released in 3D.
There is also a memorial cruise being organised.
For news on the cruise visit:
The book, ‘The Titanic for Dummies,’ by Stephen Spignesi was released in January 2012. For more on the book visit: