Chief Engineer Joseph Bell.... All of Titanic's engineers perished in the disaster, including most of her firemen and trimmers. In fact, of the 316 men listed on the roster, only 72 survived the sinking.
The real-life Django: black Wild West marshal Bass Reeves who arrested 3,000 outlaws and killed 14 men
The real-life Django: The legendary African-American Wild West marshal who arrested 3,000 outlaws and killed 14 men Bass Reeves was born a slave in 1838 and later broke from his owner to live among Native Americans Reeves became a Deputy U.S. Marshal in 1875 at the age of 38 During his 32-year career as a Deputy Marshal he arrested 3,000 felons, killed 14 men and was never shot
A Titanic survivor was told he needed to get his legs amputated. 2 years later he won a US tennis championship!
Richard Norris Williams was a skilled tennis player traveling First Class on Titanic with his father Charles Duane Williams. After the disaster, Richard recounted his experience on Titanic to a family member.