1915The British-owned steamship Lusitania was hit by a torpedo killing 1,195 people, including 128 Americans, which eventually led the United States to enter World War I.Events & Anniversaries, World Events

Gloucester Daily Times. “Swift Lusitania Hit by Torpedo Off Irish Coast.” May 7, 1915, No. 51 Vol. 8057 edition. https://sawyer.advantage-preservation.com/.
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Gloucester Daily Times. “Swift Lusitania Hit by Torpedo Off Irish Coast.” May 7, 1915, No. 51 Vol. 8057 edition. https://sawyer.advantage-preservation.com/.
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