April 14, 1912 in History


The RMS Titanic collided with an iceberg at 11:40pm about 375 miles south of Newfoundland; it was the fourth day of her maiden voyage from Southampton, UK to New York City

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1986 Double-decker ferry sinks in stormy weather in Bangladesh killing 200
1971 President Nixon ends blockade against People's Republic of China
1944 General Eisenhower becomes head commander of allied air fleet
1836 Congress forms Territory of Wisconsin
1828 1st edition of Noah Webster's dictionary published
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