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April 14, 1912

April 14, 1912

The largest passenger steamship in the world, Titanic, collided with an iceberg at 11:40 p.m. during her maiden voyage from Southampton to New York City. The vessel sank at 2:20am on the morning of the 15th. Of 2,224 passengers and crew aboard, more than 1,500 died in the sinking (including 132 Canadians), making it one of the deadliest commercial peacetime maritime disasters in modern history. One hundred and fifty Titanic victims were buried in Halifax in the Fairview Lawn, Mount Olivet and Baron de...
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Binding: Hardback, 192 pages
Publication Date: 13th October 2017
ISBN: 9781459504806 Price: $34.95
Format: 10in x 8in; 300+ colour images
400 Years in 365 Days gives readers a fun, trivia-filled record which reflects the communities and peoples of Nova Scotia spanning the past 400+ years. Illustrating the entries are 300+ visuals including full colour paintings, drawings, photos, and archival objects. This informative and entertaining volume is a great reference book and a great gift for anyone interested in Nova Scotias colourful past and lively present

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LEO J. DEVEAU is an independent librarian-researcher-writer focused on Nova Scotia. On the 150th anniversary of Confederation Leo decided to update, revise and extend Shirley Elliott’s 1979 Nova Scotia Book of Days, resulting in his book 400 Years in 365 Days.