Follow-up: Titanic survivor Ch...

Feb 2, 2017 by

Response from Charlotte Collyer, survivor of the Titanic Mrs Charlotte Collyer’s article, “How I Was Saved from the...

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The crash of Pacific Southwest...

Nov 14, 2016 by

On a clear, unseasonably hot morning on September 25, 1978, residents of San Diego’s North Park neighborhood were getting their...

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War: Japan launches reckless a...

Aug 7, 2016 by

Japan launches reckless attack on U.S. In desperate gamble on victory or suicide it strikes first blow at Hawaii Out of the Pacific...

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1,492 go down to their death i...

Mar 2, 2016 by

1,492 go down to their death in loss of “world’s greatest liner” Woman and children saved; men stay to die; pitiful...

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Frantic crowds storm offices f...

Jan 26, 2016 by

Frantic crowds storm offices Police reserves had to be culled to several sections of the city tonight to control crowds gathered...

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Tips on how to survive a nucle...

Dec 28, 2015 by

The Cold War was a scary time — it seemed like at any moment nuclear Armageddon would be rained down upon us by the Soviet...

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Zeppelin Hindenburg explodes, ...

Oct 26, 2015 by

Zeppelin Hindenburg explodes, falls at Lakehurst – Known dead number 33 Giant airliner plunges in flames after safely crossing...

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$10 million dollar TitanicR...

Oct 14, 2015 by

How Titanic’s career was ended by iceberg While the new ten-million-dollar White Star liner Titanic, carrying to this port some...

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Found: 19th century shipwreck ...

Apr 25, 2014 by

NOAA announced it has found the underwater wreck of the passenger steamer City of Chester, which sank in 1888 in a collision in dense fog near where the Golden Gate Bridge stands today.

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The City of Chester steamship ...

Apr 25, 2014 by

Under the waves: Great disaster near the Golden Gate… The City of Chester sunk — Run down in a fog by the Oceanic. Thirteen lives known to be lost.

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World’s largest vessel, ...

Feb 27, 2014 by

Here is an architectural picture of the steamship Titanic, which is being built for the White Star line at Belfast; also a view of the giant steel “cradle” in which the ship is being constructed.

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Video of “Fat Man”...

Feb 7, 2014 by

Take a few minutes to reflect on the awesome and terrifying power unleashed on the world in the summer of 1945 while remembering the lives lost — and possibly saved.

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Challenger shuttle explodes sh...

Jan 28, 2014 by

A confused and stunned nation searched for answers to what caused the catastrophic explosion of the space shuttle Challenger that sent schoolteacher Christa McAuliffe and six other astronauts to a fiery death 74 seconds after liftoff Tuesday.

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The Great Chicago Fire, as the...

Oct 9, 2013 by

Lasting from Sunday, October 8, to the morning of Tuesday, October 10, 1871, The Great Chicago Fire killed an estimated 200 to 300...

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Titanic rescue: First Carpathi...

Sep 20, 2013 by

First photographs of scenes connected with the Titanic disaster Authentic pictures of the Titanic survivors and their arrival in New...

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San Francisco: The day after t...

Apr 18, 2013 by

It is incredible that with so much chaos and destruction around them, and from within a fire zone in the hours just after a 7.8...

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Writer tells story of attack o...

Dec 7, 2012 by

Writer tells story of attack on Hawaii by Eugene Burns Honolulu, Dec 7 – At least two Japanese bombers, their wings bearing the...

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350 killed in Japanese attack ...

Dec 7, 2012 by

Air raids on Hawaii & Manila throw US into World War Striking with bomb and torpedo in the early morning dawn, Japan attacked the...

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This day and time: Japan moves...

Nov 7, 2012 by

This day and time Japan moves: Pearl Harbor No one need be surprised at what Japan has just done. Every competent observer in America...

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Tourist photos of the World Tr...

Sep 10, 2012 by

Here’s a selection of photos taken by visitors to NYC — tourists, commuters and residents — all of whom snapped...

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Clues in Hawaii-bound Pan-Am a...

Sep 10, 2012 by

Clues bared in airliner crash probe Seventy-two small bits of metal and wood — the incomplete elements of a jigsaw puzzle that...

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Hawaii-bound airliner crashes ...

Sep 10, 2012 by

Hawaii airliner down, 44 aboard Last message from point of no return Massive air-sea search underway — Pan-America still...

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146 die in Triangle Shirtwaist...

Aug 29, 2012 by

To this day, the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire in New York on March 25, 1911, remains the deadliest industrial disaster in the...

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Missouri town swept away by fl...

Jul 12, 2012 by

Town swept away by flood – life loss is heavy, says report Memphis, Tenn., April 2 – An unconfirmed report received here...

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Color photos of the 1906 quake...

May 19, 2012 by

Here are 10 stereoscopic photos taken in San Francisco immediately after the great quake of 1906. From what we are able to tell,...

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Oh, the humanity: The Hindenbu...

May 6, 2012 by

The German airship took only a minute to burn, but that moment was enough to etch the image of that fiery Zeppelin onto the minds of millions around the world. Only 62 would survive the tragedy, and many of them were seriously injured.

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St Louis tornado blew 80 miles...

Apr 16, 2012 by

It blew eighty miles an hour Fires start while houses are falling before the fury of the gale St Louis, May 27 [1896] – St...

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Titanic loss world’s gre...

Apr 14, 2012 by

Loss of Titanic with 1,500 greatest marine disaster of the world Scene of desolation on spot when help arrived All that remained of...

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Is the Titanic still afloat? (...

Apr 13, 2012 by

Is the Titanic still afloat? Some science sharps say so, and others aver “nix!” Washington DC, May 2, 1912 Is the Titanic...

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Titanic hit “growlerR...

Apr 11, 2012 by

Says Titanic hit “growler” Term applied by mariners to iceberg all but submerged Speaking from his experience in ice...

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Titanic newsreel with authenti...

Apr 10, 2012 by

Titanic on film This is film footage from 1912 that was incorporated into a newsreel to show to moviegoers shortly after the Titanic...

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Krakatoa’s volcano erupt...

Apr 10, 2012 by

On August 27, 1883, the volcano of Krakatoa in the Sundra Strait between Java and Sumatra erupted in cataclysmic fashion. Considered the single largest explosion in recorded human history, the eruption killed upwards of 36,000 people.

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Titanic: Ocean mistress conque...

Apr 7, 2012 by

Beneath words “Titanic sank” is the tale of a tragedy that gave birth to heroism and cowardice: Greatest of leviathans went to oblivion in 100 minutes

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The ‘unsinkable’ T...

Apr 2, 2012 by

Grim anniversary The ‘unsinkable’ Titanic went down 50 years ago after hitting iceberg by Robert J Serling 11:40 pm,...

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Week after Titanic, England ta...

Mar 26, 2012 by

England takes up ship rules More lifeboats and greater protection for steerage passengers demanded; effect of disaster on shipping...

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Scenes of horror and heroism o...

Mar 20, 2012 by

Scenes of horror, suffering and rare heroism mark sinking of monster ocean liner Cape Race, April 16. – Scenes of horror,...

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Titanic struck: Many leaped in...

Mar 17, 2012 by

Many leaped in sea Men describe horrors Graphic accounts of the terrible scenes aboard the Titanic after it struck the iceberg and of...

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Titanic survivor: No alarm whe...

Mar 16, 2012 by

No alarm felt when steamer first struck Passengers came on deck to get view of big berg Terrible suffering in the lifeboats Carpathia...

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Saved from the Titanic: A woma...

Mar 5, 2012 by

This dramatic and compelling first-person account of the Titanic’s demise and some of the passengers’ rescue shares many...

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