Each day we bring you one stunning little glimpse of history in the form of a historical photograph. Enjoy!
Thursday, May 29, 2008
This picture shows a survivor of the Empress of Ireland shipwreck. It was on this day, May 29, in the year 1914 that the Empress of Ireland sank near Quebec. There were 1012 people killed in the accident, making it the worst maritime disaster in Canadian history.