It was on April 15, 1912, that the Titanic sank. Hundreds of people lost their lives, but among those who lived was Renee Harris.
Twist in Time
A look at the amusing incidents of history by retired teacher Bill Coate, originator of the Madera Method.
In 1871, the people of Erie County, New York elected a brand new sheriff and right away he was asked to execute a man who had murdered his own mother.
They called him “Tail Gunner Joe,” in derision, claiming that he was never in combat during World War II.
In September 1901, news of the nation’s tragedy swept across America. President William McKinley had died from a gunshot wound inflicted on him earlier by a deranged anarchist.
Pierre L’Enfant, although he was French, could have been an American hero in his own time.
William Frederick Cody, better known as “Buffalo Bill,” was a legendary character straight out of the Old West.
For centuries, hundreds of sailors braved the dangers of the arctic in an attempt to find a waterway through the North American continent.