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Eric Clapton: Early Life

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Pregnant Women on Television in the 1960s

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Reinhard Hardegan, George Betts and the Sinking of the SS Muskogee

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You’ll Never Walk Alone – Justice for the 96.

Andy Royston remembers the 96. (originally published by Ayup Online...

The Bethnal Green Tube Disaster

A wartime disaster in London. In 2013, two seventy year old women met for...

The Aberfan Disaster

The Aberfan disaster of 1966. Aberfan is a small mining village in Wales. On...

Eyam Village and the Great Plague

Eyam Village and the Great Plague. Eyam is a small and picturesque village...

The Racing Driver and the Titanic

Washington Augustus Roebling II. Washington Roebling was named after his...

Plane Lost in the Andes for Fifty Years

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ValuJet Flight 592

The crash of ValuJet Flight 592. This was the worst aviation accident in...

The Man who Sank the Lusitania

The man who sank the Lusitania – Walther von Schwieger On Friday,...

The Superga Air Disaster

In May 1949, a man who couldn’t get his passport renewed, another who...

The Great Jacksonville Fire

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RMS Titanic: The band

The musicians of the Titanic It’s over a hundred years ago that the...

Myths Surrounding the Sinking of RMS Titanic.

Myths & questions surrounding the sinking of RMS Titanic. It still...

The Dreamland Fire of 1911

Coney Island: The Dreamland Fire, 1911. Have you ever thought, like me, that...

The Triangle Fire

Death in Manhattan: The Triangle Shirtwaist Fire Disaster. Thirty five...

The Titanic: Wallace Hartley tribute violin

Arthur Lancaster’s tribute violin: Created in memory of Wallace...