Today is the 107th anniversary of the sinking of the British Luxury Liner known as the Titanic. More than 1,500 passengers and crew members were aboard the ship that was in route from Southampton, England to New York City. The ship hit an iceberg and sank nearly 370 miles south of Newfoundland.
The sinking of the Titanic is known as one of the worst maritime disasters in history. This incident has went on to spark hundreds of thousands of scientists to research that disaster in addition to the creation of songs, films and a Broadway musical.