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8 Things about The Titanic You Probably Didn’t Know

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In the early morning of 15 April 1912, the RMS Titanic sank in the North Atlantic Ocean after colliding with an iceberg. It was the passenger liner’s first voyage to Southampton, UK, to New York, US. What else you know about the Titanic?  Here are some amazing facts about it:
1.    In the film based on the liner’s journey, Titanic, a band was seen continuously playing in order to calm down the people. According to reports, it happened in actual. The band played for a long time after the ship collided with the iceberg. OMGVIS0262-1
2.    A Japanese man managed to escape the ship. But when the man returned to his country, he was shamed. He was told that he must have gone down with the ship.OMGVIS0262-2
3.    There were about 20,000 bottles of beer on board. Adding to that, there were more than 1,400 bottles of wine and 8,000 cigars.OMGVIS0262-3
4.    The iceberg was seen just few seconds before the ship collided with it. Captain of the ship was notified about the iceberg before. OMGVIS0262-4
5.    Two workers were killed while building the 269.1-meter ship.OMGVIS0262-5
6.    Milton Hershey, founder of The Hershey Chocolate Company, had bought tickets to be on the ship, but his plans were changed. OMGVIS0262-6
7.    Before colliding with the iceberg, the ship had received about six numbers of warnings. OMGVIS0262-7
8.    Titanic is the only ocean liner in the history sunk by an iceberg.        OMGVIS0262-8

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