Today marks 102 year anniversary of the Titanic sinking

MGN ONLINE
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 - 11:30am

102 years ago today, the Titanic sank to the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean.

The ship set sail on its maiden voyage on April 10th from Southampton, England, heading to New York, but on April 14th, just before midnight, the luxury liner hit an iceberg in the North Atlantic.

The ship sank in less than three hours, about 2,200 passengers and crew were on board.

Approximately 1,500 died in the disaster, the wreckage is located about 350 miles off the Southeast coast of Newfoundland.

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