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This Day in History: Anniversary of the Titanic sinking

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By Yosi Yahoudai
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This Day in History: 112th anniversary of the Titanic sinking

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Updated: 5:26 AM PDT Apr 15, 2024

One-hundred twelve years ago, the Titanic struck an iceberg four days into the ship’s maiden voyage — and more than 1,500 people lost their lives.The anniversary of the Titanic sinking is a remembrance of those people who perished with the sinking ship.The ship hit the iceberg around midnight on its journey from Southampton, England, to New York City.Not only was the Titanic the most luxurious ship in the world at that time, but it was also one of the most technologically advanced. The massive ship took several thousand workers to construct, and two workers lost their lives during the build process. It had more than a dozen watertight compartments created to keep the ship floating if anything happened to it. This led many to believe the ship was unsinkable. The Titanic collided with an iceberg near Canada. Due to the limited number of lifeboats on board, only about 700 people survived the sinking of the ship.To this day, the Titanic remains at the bottom of the North Atlantic Ocean.

One-hundred twelve years ago, the Titanic struck an iceberg four days into the ship’s maiden voyage — and more than 1,500 people lost their lives.

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The anniversary of the Titanic sinking is a remembrance of those people who perished with the sinking ship.

The ship hit the iceberg around midnight on its journey from Southampton, England, to New York City.

Not only was the Titanic the most luxurious ship in the world at that time, but it was also one of the most technologically advanced. The massive ship took several thousand workers to construct, and two workers lost their lives during the build process. It had more than a dozen watertight compartments created to keep the ship floating if anything happened to it. This led many to believe the ship was unsinkable.

The Titanic collided with an iceberg near Canada. Due to the limited number of lifeboats on board, only about 700 people survived the sinking of the ship.

To this day, the Titanic remains at the bottom of the North Atlantic Ocean.

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Yosi Yahoudai is a founder and the managing partner of J&Y. His practice is comprised primarily of cases involving automobile and motorcycle accidents, but he also represents people in premises liability lawsuits, including suits alleging dangerous conditions of public property, third-party criminal conduct, and intentional torts. He also has expertise in cases involving product defects, dog bites, elder abuse, and sexual assault. He earned his Bachelor of Arts from the University of California and is admitted to practice in all California State Courts, and the United States District Court for the Southern District of California. If you have any questions about this article, you can contact Yosi by clicking here.

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