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    History in 15th Apr

  • RMS Titanic sinks

    Just 160 minutes after striking an iceberg, the RMS Titanic sinks south of Newfoundland in the Atlantic Ocean. One of the worst maritime disasters in history, over 1500 passengers perished as the Titanic lacked enough lifeboats in case of emergency. This tragedy occured as the Titanic made its maiden voyage from Southampton, England to New York. 

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  • Jackie Robinson debuts for Brooklyn

    Jackie Robinson debuts at first base for the Brooklyn Dodgers, breaking Major League Baseball's color barrier that stood for over 50 years. Robinson withstood racial abuse from opposing players and fans during his time with the Dodgers but helped lead Brooklyn to its only World Series title in 1955.

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