Monthly Archives: May 2016

Today in History: May 7, 1915

101 years ago today at 2:10 in the afternoon on May 7, 1915, the RMS Lusitania was torpedoed and sunk by U-20.  The sinking, like the Titanic, resulted in large loss of life.  The U-20’s captain, Walther Swieger, through this sinking changed the course of history by swaying public opinion, including...