Monday, May 08, 2006

History: Last U.S. survivor of the Titanic, dies aged 99

The last American survivor of the April 15, 1912, sinking of the Titanic, has died. Lillian Asplund's death was confirmed Sunday by a funeral home. Lillian was 99.

Asplund, was just 5 years old, when she lost her father and three brothers when the ship sank in the North Atlantic. Her mum and one brother survived.