Sunday marks the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic. The storied liner struck an iceberg in the North Atlantic. In all, 1500 people died. Men were ordered to stand back while lifeboats were loaded. Seventy percent of women and children survived. Only 20 percent of the men escaped alive.
April 15, 2012
Who was on board and who survived? That's what was being asked — for days — after the White Star Line's famous steamship hit an iceberg.
10:22 AM PDT, April 12, 2012
Newspaper graphics of the time try to help readers understand the scope of the tragedy.