Ichabod's Kin
A place for politics, pop culture, and social issues

Posts Tagged ‘The Titanic; John Jacob Astor; April 14

TITANIC ILLUSIONS

April 14, 2012

    This is April 14, the day in 1912 that the world’s biggest metaphor hit an iceberg.  On board, John Jacob Astor, the fourth by that name in the family dynasty, was heard to say: “I rang for ice, but this is ridiculous.”    The Boston Red Sox had just built a new ballpark that would […]