Titanic, perhaps the most famous ship that ever sailed, hit an iceberg and sank beneath the North Atlantic on April 15, 1912. We give you 8 remembrances of the Titanic. Part 1: http://endlessfacts.com/p/mqtNV
John Jacob Astor IV was the richest Titanic passenger, with a net worth of around $85m (approximately $2bn today), and went down with the ship. One legend claims that after the ship hit the iceberg he quipped to a waiter: “I asked for ice, but this is ridiculous."