Titanic : On this Day... 8 August

Titanic events from today in history

The following 7 people were born

BESSANT, Mr William Edward Lowe — 8th August 1871
BROWN, Mr Thomas William Solomon — 8th August 1851
GRØNNESTAD, Mr Daniel Danielsen — 8th August 1879
JONES, Mr Albert Hugh Brabner — 8th August 1894
WALKER, Mr William Anderson — 8th August 1863
ELLIS, Mr John Bertie — 8th August 1883
WHITEHEAD, Mr Samuel — 8th August 1885

The following 2 people died

SPEDDEN, Master Robert Douglas — 8th August 1915
LAROCHE, Miss Simonne Marie Anne Andrée — 8th August 1973

The following 3 items were published

The New York Times (1911) COL. ASTOR IN TENNIS MATCH — 8th August 1911
New York Times (1913) BELGIANS PLAN TITANIC SUITS — 8th August 1913
Southern Daily Echo (1913) LINK WITH THE TITANIC: DEATH OF LOOK-OUT MAN AT SOUTHAMPTON — 8th August 1913

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