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Carpathia Hack: an introduction

Carpathia is the working title for a writing project I’m involved with, a tabletop role-playing game of Victorian monster-hunting horror-adventure powered by the system presented in… 354 more words


Connections Bring History Home

Today in History, July 17: 1763 – John Jacob Astor is born in Germany in modest circumstances.  He would immigrate to America…selling flutes.  Convinced to sell the musical instruments in New York and invest in the fur trade, he became America’s first Millionaire with his American Fur Company.  245 more words

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The RMS Carpathia, the ship that rescued the 705 survivors from the RMS Titanic, was sunk off Ireland by the German SM U-55. Five lives were lost.

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ÄRC (Ramadan 1438 AH)

Yarosläv Nechaëv, presiding minister of AÖC declares Vzvad capital of ÄRC, changes name to NÖVÖD.

ÄRC to seizes Vologda, Tver, and Pskov Oblasts, increasing size of AÖC by a further 285,100km2; orders execution of 155,304 xtians. 98 more words


The Record isn't Always Where You Expect to Find it.

April 14, 2017, marked the 105th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic. Its passenger list went down with the ship.

However, some of its passengers were rescued by the  152 more words


#OTD in 1912 – The Titanic sank on her maiden voyage with the loss of 1,513 souls, many of them Irish; 732 would survive.

Just before midnight on 14 April, the RMS Titanic failed to divert its course from an iceberg and ruptured at least five of its hull compartments. 383 more words

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Titanic - Portland Residents and Friends

The sinking of the Titanic affected families worldwide – here is the impact in Portland, April 1912. More tomorrow on Frank M. Warren and Anna Atkinson Warren, daughter of missionary and educational icon of the Oregon Territory, Rev. 2,461 more words