Interesting facts about the Titanic
Did you know 'Titanic' the movie hit theaters on December 19, 1997?
It was news that certainly saddened many: Henrietta Mann, a retired Dalhousie University civil engineering professor, predicted that the RMS Titanic will disintegrate into the ocean floor in just under 25 years. Mann's comments came after looking at some of the first-ever 4K images of the ocean liner, and seeing how much it had deteriorated after 14 years.
The Titanic collided with an iceberg on April 14, 1912. The collision caused the ship to sink the following day, resulting in more than 1,500 people losing their lives. The incident was one of the biggest maritime disasters in history.
The narrative is well-known and even inspired an award-winning Hollywood movie. But do you really know everything about this tragedy? Click through this gallery to learn more.
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