100 Years Ago Today

A History Of Events And Happenings From Exactly One Hundred Years Ago

Postmarked June 26, 1912

The sinking of the RMS TITANIC still deeply affects and fascinates people. This postcard was made to capitalize on the public’s obsession with the tragedy. Postmarked June 26, 1912.

“Steamer Titanic”
Largest and most luxurious in the World. Launched at Belfast Ireland, May 1911. Length 882 ft. 6 in. Displacement 66,000 tons. On her maiden trip struck a mammoth iceberg on Sunday, April 14th at 10:25 P.M. in 41 degrees 49 minutes north latitude – 50 degrees 14 minutes, West longitude. The worst disaster known in Marine History. Sunk at 2.20 A.M. April 15 1912, with a loss of over 1500 lives.

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