Everyone would have watched if not read about the Titanic Saga. The largest ship measuring about 882 ft in length was struck by tragedy on April 14th, 1912.The ship had to endure around 1500 casualties when it struck the iceberg while sailing across the Atlantic.
So, here we bring a compiled list of the 10 lesser known facts about this historic ship which will definitely give you goosebumps.
There was a book by Morgan Robertson written in 1898 which creepily resembled the Titanic tragedy. The book was called The Wreck of the Titan, and the plot comprised of a ship, named Titan hits the iceberg and sinks and there is a scarcity with lifeboats. A similar fate was met by Titanic.
The Full Moon
As stated by National Geographic’s Richard A. Lovett -‘That full moon, on January 4, 1912, may have created unusually strong tides that sent a flotilla of icebergs southward–just in time for Titanic’s maiden voyage.’ It is also believed that moon was that closest that day since 796 AD.