15th April
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1912 Titanic Sinks, Molly Brown Doesn't

The Titanic sank at 2:20 a.m. on April 15, 1912, after hitting an iceberg two and a half hours earlier. The ship was 400 miles south of Newfoundland, Canada. It was carrying 2200 passengers. Only about 700 survived, mostly women and children.

Molly Brown was returning to the USA from a trip to Europe. Molly took control of the small life raft she found herself in and rescued a drowning sailor and other victims. Whilst doing so she entertained those in the boat with tales from the Wild West.

She became an instant worldwide hero. In 1960 a Broadway Musical entitled 'The Unsinkable Molly Brown' revived her story. She died in 1932.

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