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Anniversary

104th Anniversary of Titanic Sinking: Facts You May Not Know- Part Three

April 30, 2016

On the morning of April 15, 1912, the RMS Titanic sank to the bottom of the North Atlantic ocean. The ship was on her way from Southampton, England to New York City, and she carried a total of 2,228 people consisting of both passengers and crew.  While on the long journey, the passengers had the time […]

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104th Anniversary of Titanic Sinking: Facts You May Not Know- Part Two

April 30, 2016

On April 15th, 1912, the RMS Titanic struck an iceberg, sank below the waves, and took over 1500 people to the bottom of the ocean. Every April 15th, the world remembers the once beatufiul ship, that only sailed for a total of four days. However, the ship itself is legendary, and even though Titanic was only around […]

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104th Anniversary of Titanic Sinking: Facts You May Not Know- Part One

April 17, 2016

On April 10th, 1912, the finest, and most luxurious ship in the world left Southampton, England heading for New York City. The ship was named the RMS Titanic, and she set said with 2,228 people on board. There were three classes of on board, the First Class, the Second Class, and Third Class, and each one had […]

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Rare Titanic Deck Chair Up For Auction and Sells

April 19, 2015

On April 15, 1912, the RMS Titanic sank into the  black waters of the North Atlantic while only 705 survivors watched from tiny lifeboats. Within one hour after the Titanic went down, the RMS Carpathia showed up at the scene, and the survivors were taken on board to warm blankets, coffee, brandy, and the welcoming arms of the […]

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Titanic Mystery: What Happened to Her Lifeboats?

April 15, 2015

Almost 103 years ago, the RMS Titanic struck an iceberg at 11:40 pm that Sunday night. The impact was so mild that very few people even felt it, and the ones that did basically ignored it and went back to sleep. However, the ship was mortally wounded, and it was only a matter of time before […]

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The Date the Titanic Sank – April 15, 1912

April 15, 2014

On this day, exactly 102 years ago, the RMS Titanic hit an iceberg. The ship was known to be the world’s biggest and most luxurious ship, and there was so much hype about it, that the passengers could not wait to climb on board. The Titanic was supposed to be unsinkable, and there was even […]

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Everything You Need to Know about the Titanic Memorial Cruise (100th Anniversary)

January 22, 2012

With the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic on the horizon, a memorial cruise has been scheduled to celebrate the occasion. The cruise will depart on April 10th from New York and will include a number of Titanic themed events. It is aimed to celebrate the life and death of the legendary vessel. […]

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Was the Titanic sinking the result of bad marketing?

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It takes more than one error to cause something as catastrophic as the Titanic disaster. According to a recent post on Printwand entitled “How an ‘Unsinkable’ Marketing Campaign Led the Titanic to Disaster,” the White Star Line’s marketing campaign may have helped contribute to the Titanic sinking. The idea of a marketing strategy causing a […]

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Titanic Anniversary will Usher in Titanic 3D

January 6, 2012

James Cameron is undoubtedly responsible for the 3D fad in movies and television, and the Titanic 100th anniversary will come complete with what is sure to be the biggest 3D movie experience since, well, James Cameron’s Avatar. Since the emergence of Avatar, big and small name directors alike have switched to this format. Spielberg, Jackson, […]

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Anniversary Sale of Titanic Proportions

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A piece of history will be available to the highest bidder this coming April as a collection of Titanic artifacts will be sold. The auction will take place on April 11, and will consist of over 5,000 pieces picked from the downed vessel. The collection will be sold in one large transaction, so those looking […]

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THE ERIC C. CAREN COLLECTION: HOW HISTORY UNFOLDS ON PAPER, PART I

September 7, 2011

COLLECTION ON THE BLOCK SEPTEMBER 15, 2011 INCLUDES THE 1674 BIRTH CERTIFICATE OF NY (EX-MALCOLM FORBES COLLECTION) TEN YEARS AFTER 9/11 POSSIBLY UNIQUE TITANIC BROADSIDE (STEAMSHIPS) Lorenz, Fred A. Titanic Memorial. Illustrated broadside, 14 x 22 inches; worn, marginal loss at corners, moderate soiling, short closed tears; unrelated manuscript cartoon on verso. Tyrone, OK, 1912 […]

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