This Day in History

The Sinking of the Lusitania

The German submarine U-20 sank the RMS Lusitania on May 7, 1915, a British ocean liner, resulting in the tragic loss of 1,198 lives, including 128 Americans. This event dramatically escalated tensions between Germany and the Allied powers, particularly influencing the United States’ public opinion and hastening its entry into World War I two years […]