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One Survivor's Happy Ending

In May 2016, I wrote the following post about third class passenger Sarah Roth. Quite recently I heard from two of her grand-nieces who have asked that I share some additional information about Sarah’s family and the surviving members. 650 more words

Titanic

#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

Ireland

Titanic: The Hero Musicians

The night of April 14/15 1912 will be remembered as the night the ‘unsinkable’ RMS Titanic sank. The ship struck an iceberg soon after 11.30 p.m. 2,192 more words

History

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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1918

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

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