19th January 1915 (Tuesday)

Endurance

In Antarctica, the three masted ship “Endurance” which is carrying the Imperial Trans-Antarctic expedition becomes trapped in pack-ice in the Weddell Sea, where she will remain until October when the Antarctic spring changes to the ice-pack break her hull, forcing complete abandonment.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Endurance_%281912_ship%29

http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/interactive/animations/shackleton/index_embed.shtml

Indulgence

In the US, the American Film Manufacturing Company releases W W Young’s film version of Lewis Carroll’s “Alice in Wonderland”, starring Viola Savoy as Alice.

 

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