Virginia Bruce, the American actress and singer best know for singing “I’ve Got You Under My Skin” in the 1936 film “Born to Dance” was born today in 1910. Now WE know em

Helen Virginia Briggs was born September 29, 1910 in Minneapolis, Minnesota but grew up in Fargo, North Dakota. She moved with her family to Los Angeles with intentions of enrolling […]

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American steamship SS Arctic collided with the French steamer SS Vesta just off the coast of Newfoundland today in 1854 and sank, taking down with her nearly 400 souls including a 22 year old crewman who stood firing the ship’s distress cannon until the ship fell below the surface of the Atlantic ocean. Now WE know em

The SS Arctic was a 2,856-ton sidewheel Paddle steamer built for the Collins Line steamships. Edward Knight Collins, owner of Collins Line, had naval architect George Steers (later famous for […]

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