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100 Years Ago Today: The Washington Times Front Page on the Evening of the Titanic’s Sinking

The Washington Times on April 15th, 1912
On the evening of April 15th, 1912, the Washington Times front page likely didn't hint at the tragedy that would unfold that night. Today, over a hundred years later, it's rather haunting to look back on this page. White House aide Archibald Butt was also onboard the Titanic.
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This was the front page of the Washington Times in the evening of Monday, April 15th, 1912. It’s rather haunting seeing this today, over a hundred years later. Many Washingtonians likely went to bed thinking things would probably be fine with the Titanic (and D.C.’s famous resident and White House aide, Archibald Butt).

The Washington Times on April 15th, 1912
The Washington Times on April 15th, 1912

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