The link below is to an article that takes a look at the Australasian Antarctic Expedition of 1912.
Tag Archives: 1912
The link below is to an article that looks at the lead up to World War I and in this article, the Conference of London in December 1912.
The link below is to an article that looks at art competitions as part of the Olympic Games, which was the case between 1912 to 1948.
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Germany’s Increased Arms Budget and the Albanian Rebellion
The following link is to an article on the lead up to WWI in 1912. This article looks at the German arms build up and the Albanian rebellion.
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The link below is to an article about the last British Fleet Review from the 7th May to the 11th May 1912, in the lead up to World War I.
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The RMS Carpathia Arrives in New York with the RMS Titanic Survivors
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
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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.
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The book, ‘The Titanic for Dummies,’ by Stephen Spignesi was released in January 2012. For more on the book visit: