Nearly everyone knows the tragic story of the RMS Titanic. The British ocean liner was in the midst of its maiden voyage from Southampton, England, to New York City when it collided with an iceberg in the Atlantic Ocean and sank on April 15, 1912. More than 1,500 of its approximate 2,224 passengers died.
People From All Over The World Lost Their Lives
The Titanic’s passengers included immigrants from Great Britain, Ireland, Scandinavia and other corners of Europe looking to start over in the United States. From the extremely wealthy to those barely getting by, many passengers’ lives were taken that horrific day. Here are their stories.