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Meet the Titanic survivors who lived to be more than 100...

Meet the Titanic survivors who lived to be more than 100...

Five Titanic survivors made it to 100 years of age, and more than 60 reached 90 years. Discover who were Titanic's longest surviving survivors...
Dorothy Gibson in the Lucky Holdup

Dorothy Gibson in the Lucky Holdup

A unique 8-minute fragment of film from 1912 featuring the Titanic survivor Dorothy Gibson will screen for Encyclopedia Titanica members on Monday 17th Dec...
Who were the first Titanic Survivors to die?

Who were the first Titanic Survivors to die?

Despite surviving the sinking of the Titanic, some of the rescued would not have long to live...
A dangerous and suspicious character

A dangerous and suspicious character

The story of the swell gambler and notorious crook who survived the Titanic...

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Encyclopedia Titanica tells the stories of the real people that designed, built and sailed on RMS Titanic.

Through detailed articles and biographies you will discover the truth about the greatest shipwreck in history.

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On this Day...

The following people were born
SLEMEN, Mr Richard James — 16th December 1876
CURTIS, Mr Arthur — 16th December 1885
MALLET, Mrs Antonine Marie — 16th December 1887
SMITH, Mr James William — 16th December 1887
DYKER, Mr Adolf Fredrik — 16th December 1888

The following people died
JOHNSTONE, Mr James — 16th December 1943
O'KEEFFE, Mr Patrick — 16th December 1939
DAVIES, Master John Morgan jr — 16th December 1951
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