Posts Tagged ‘1915’

May 7

At ten minutes after two o’clock on the afternoon of this day in 1915, the Cunard liner Lusitania was torpedoed by a German U-boat. It sank in the Irish Sea with a loss of life of 1,257. Among these were Elbert Hubbard of East Aurora, New York and his wife Alice. Hubbard, the self-styled Fra […]