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Events of this year in the Illustrated London News
The Illustrated London News 1912
In Britain it was a freeezing winter with many dying from the cold. Things
were made worse by coal,dock and transport strikes
- January 12th - Captain Robert Scott reached the South Pole, none
of his party survived the return.
- March 1st - Window smashing rampage in Londons West end by Suffragettes
- April 15th - Titanic sunk on her maiden voyage, 1513 passengers
and crew were drowned and 706 were saved after an SOS mesage was picked up
by the Liner Carpathia
- September 28th - Ulster Loyalists determined to fight Home Rule
- October 1st - First Balkan war - Turkey invaded by Bulgaria, Serbia,
Greece and Montenegro
- November 5th - Democrat Woodrow Wilson elected 28th president of the USA
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- Suffragettes = glass smashing for votes-Suffragettes as window breakers
- Roald Amundsen and Robert Falcon Scott - South Pole Expeditions
- Titanic advert for Vinolia Otto toilet soap
Titanic disaster number
- The true meaning of the Titanic disaster
- Pictures of the Titanic disaster
- A Special South Pole number - Amundsen's triumph
- "Her Christmas Box" by Hal Hurst
- "Christmas By Injunction" by O. Henry illustrated by Cyrus Cuneo
- "The Giant Among the Pigmies:Gulliver in Lilliput" and "The
Pigmies Among the Giants: Gulliver in Brobdingnag" illustrated by Andre
- "Unpublished Xmas Cards-Cruikshank,Nicholson,etc."
- "The Flying Ship" illustrated by W. Heath Robinson,
- "Tsuna and the Beautiful Lady" by Warwick Goble
- "Circe","Queen of Sheba","Salome",and "Scherazade"
by Edmund Dulac
- "The Language of Beasts" and "The Crab and the Monkey"
by Edward Detmold,etc.
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