Wednesday, October 06, 2010

How a sprained ankle changed the course of history

Few know that Henry Clay Frick and his wife were to join the RMS Titanic in April 1912. However Mrs.Frick sprained her ankle while traveling on the RMS Adriatic and they canceled their voyage on the Titanic. That amazing happenstance changed everything. For had they joined the ship it is most probable that Henry Clay Frick would have been lost. If that was so there would be no Frick Museum in New York City. So in this case a sprained ankle, changed the course of history, and saved for the world a great resource that has enhanced and changed the world.