This Day in Failure: April 15

2009: “I’m glad to welcome Isiah Thompson as FIU’s basketball coach.”—Florida International University Vice President and Provost Ronald Berkman introducing former NBA star Isiah Thomas.

1912: Headline in the afternoon edition of the New York Evening Sun: “All Saved From Titanic After Collision.”

1912: The Titanic sinks in the North Atlantic after hitting an iceberg the previous day. More than 1,500 people go down with the ship or freeze to death in the frigid water.

For more about the Titanic see:
Titanic Memorial Cruise
The Nazi Titanic
Herbert Selpin’s Titanic
How to Survive the Titanic
The Titanic Experience