1. This shows a menu given to first class passengers on the day of the sinking of the Titanic as part of an auction of Titanic memorabilia at Henry Aldridge and Son in Devizes, England to commemorate the centenary of the ships completion. The menu, kept by a prominent San Francisco banker, bears the date April 14, the day in 1912 that the reputedly unsinkable cruiser hit an iceberg and fell to the bottom of the Atlantic. 3. This file photo shows a pocket watch found in the belongings of a third class passenger named William Henry Allen, found in the Titanic wreckage, among a sampling of Titanic artifacts on preview for auction in New York. April 15, 2012 is the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic, just five days after it left Southampton on its maiden voyage to New York.
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