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|31 March 1909||The keel of the Titanic is laid and construction begins.|
|31 March 1912||The fitting of the Titanic is completed.|
|2 April 1912||Sea trials begin.|
|10 April 1912||The Titanic departs from Southhampton to New York on its maiden voyage.|
|10 April 1912||The Titanic arrives at Cherbourg, France.|
|11 April 1912||The Titanic reaches Queenstown, Ireland|
|12-13 April 1912||The Titanic sails through calm waters|
|14 April 1912||Several iceberg warnings are received throughout the day|
|14 April 1912 11.40 pm||
Lookout Frederick Fleet spots an iceberg dead ahead. Titanic strikes the iceberg
|15 April 1912 12.15 am||The Titanic begins to take in water. Distress call is picked up by the Carpathia.|
|!5 April 1912 12.25 am||
The lifeboats are filled with women and children first.
|15 April 1912 12.45 am||The first lifeboat is lowered away.|
|15 April 1912 2.05 am||The last lifeboat leaves. Over 1500 people are still aboard the ship.|
|15 April 1912 2.10 am||The last radio message is sent.|
|15 April 1912 2.20 am||The Titanic sinks into the Atlantic Ocean.|
|15 April 1912 4.10 am||The first lifeboat is picked up by the Carpathia|
|15 April 1912 8.50 am||The Carpathia leaves the area bound for New York. 705 survivors are on board.|
|18 April 1912 9.00 am||The Carpathia arrives in New York|
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