Week of April 22 – 100 years ago this monthApril 22, 2012
RMS Titanic was a passenger liner that sank in the North Atlantic Ocean April, 15 1912 after colliding with an iceberg during her maiden voyage from Southhampton, UK to New York City, US. The sinking of the Titanic caused the deaths of 1,514 people in one of the deadliest peacetime maritime disasters in history. Titanic sinks at 2:27 AM off Newfoundland as band plays on.
Fenway Park is a baseball park near Kenmore Square in Boston, Massachusetts. Located in Boston, MA, it has served as the home ballpark of the Boston Red Sox baseball since it opened in 1912, and is the oldest Major League Baseball stadium currently in use. It is one of two “classic” Major League ballparks still in use, the other being Chicago’s Wrigley.
Electric starter 1st appeared in cars.
The Greek athlete Konstantinos Tsiklitiras breaks the world record -in standing long jump jumping 3.47 meters.
16th Boston Marathon won by Mike Ryan of NY in 2:21:18.2
Chinese republic proclaimed in Tibet
Steamers collide in Nile, drowning 200
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