Benjamin Guggenheim and his chauffeur René Pernot went down with the ship.Guggenheim when last seen said "We've dressed up in our best and are prepared to go down like gentlemen." He also gave a survivor a message saying, "Tell my wife, if it should happen that my secretary and I both go down, tell her I played the game out straight to the end. No woman shall be left aboard this ship because Ben Guggenheim was a coward."
Hume, John ‘Jock’ Law, 21. 2nd Class.was born at Dumfries, Scotland, on 9 August, 1890. Hume became an accomplished violinist and a member of the Titanic’s band. He played with them as the ship sank. His body, with that of Hartley and Clarke was found and he was buried at Fairview Lawn Cemetery in Halifax, Nova Scotia. His girlfriend at home found that she was pregnant but his father wanted nothing to do with her. She had a daughter but received little c...
*Late 1930's - German, Austrian and Czechoslovakian children of Jewish descent were permitted to leave their countries and families on the Kindertransport; a train bound for Britain. These children ranged in age from infant to 17 and were placed with families in Britain. Many never saw their parents again.
Charles Lightoller, second officer to Captain Smith. After all of the lifeboats had been loaded, Lightoller survived the sinking by climbing on Collapsible B. He helped all passengers onto the Carpathia before getting on, making him the last Titanic survivor to board the Carpathia
Simon Wiesenthal and his wife. They lost 89 members in their family in the Holocaust. They eventually reunited in 1945 where they lived a long life. Cyla died in 2003 and Simon. passed in 2005. He became the famous Nazi Hunter, helping to capture Adolph Eichmann.