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A FILM FOUNDED ON THE 'TITANIC' DISASTER

A FILM FOUNDED ON THE 'TITANIC' DISASTER

The first sound film produced about the Titanic story was based on a stage play, The Berg.
The Staircase at Crakemarsh Hall

The Staircase at Crakemarsh Hall

Titanic passenger's home had a staircase similar to that on the Titanic
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...
Titanic pseudonyms and fake ID!

Titanic pseudonyms and fake ID!

A surprising number of Titanic passengers and crew used a false identity, so who was who...?
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...
A dangerous and suspicious character

A dangerous and suspicious character

The story of the swell gambler and notorious crook who survived the Titanic...
Egyptian fortune teller foretold death

Egyptian fortune teller foretold death

While Helen Bishop was honeymooning in Egypt a fortune teller divined her future...
The New York Incident

The New York Incident

Titanic nearly collides with the SS New York. How a dramatic collision with another liner was only narrowly averted.
Oceanic: White Star's 'Ship of the Century'

Oceanic: White Star's 'Ship of the Century'

Geoff Whitfield reviews a new book about the popular White Star Liner launched in 1899
About the Titanic

RMS Titanic : An Introduction

The key Titanic facts and how to discover more

Discover the true story of a tragedy

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.

Get quick facts and helpful links in our introduction to RMS Titanic

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On this Day...

The following people were born
JONES, Mr Charles Cresson — 22nd January 1866
NYSTEN, Miss Anna Sofia — 22nd January 1890
CECIL, Mr Charles Thomas — 22nd January 1891

The following person died
STENGEL, Mrs Annie May — 22nd January 1956
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