Who missed the TITANIC? Guglielmo Marconi: The Italian inventor, wireless telegraphy pioneer and winner of the 1909 Nobel Prize in Physics was offered free passage on Titanic but had taken the Lusitania three days earlier
Theodore Dreiser American novelist and journalist who wrote Sister Carrie and An American Tragedy In 1893 the St. Louis Republic sent him to the World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago as leader of a group of schoolteachers.
Who missed the TITANIC? Henry Clay Frick: The Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, steel baron was a business associate of fellow non-passenger J. He canceled his passage on the Titanic when his wife sprained her ankle and had to be hospitalized in Italy.
Who missed the TITANIC? John R. Mott: Though perhaps less well known today than the others on our list, Mott was an influential evangelist and longtime YMCA official, who shared the Nobel Peace Prize in 1946. He and a colleague were supposedly offered free passage on the Titanic by a White Star Line official interested in their work but declined and instead took the more humble liner Lapland.
Why the Titanic Still Fascinates Us One hundred years after the ocean liner struck an iceberg and sank, the tragedy still looms large in the popular psyche. found by accident. from the smithsonian archives.
Level Three Discover the secrets of the Titanic 100 years after the sinking Learn all about the search for the Titanic''s wreckage in this Level 3 reader featuring photographs of the ship''s remains, as well as full-color artwork.