Coverage of the 1912 flood and the Titanic in the Vicksburg Evening Post, April 17, 1912, page 1, microfilm #31187 (MDAH)

Coverage of the 1912 flood and the Titanic in the Vicksburg Evening Post, April 17, 1912, page 1, microfilm #31187 (MDAH)

The 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic has received extensive coverage in the history blogosphere. Read more below:

The National Archives (NARA) has been blogging about the Titanic:

The Library of Congress (LOC) featured extensive coverage of the Titanic and related collections:

The Smithsonian Institution looked at:

One of the newest theories about the sinking is that the cold temperatures caused a mirage effect which distorted objects in the distance. Read more at the NASA “Astronomy Picture of the Day” page entitled “Fata Morgana: A Possibly Titanic Mirage,” April 15, 2012.