These two were supposedly based on a real couple, who said they wouldn’t board a life boat as long as there were younger people still aboard the ship. They both went below deck, presumably to their room, and that’s the last time they were seen.
April 14, 1912- April 14 2012… It officially sank on the 15…
There names were Isidor and Ida Straus, the owner’s of Macy’s department store in New York City. Although offered a seat in a lifeboat, Isidor refused to disobey the order of women and children first. Ida, in turn, would not leave her husband, reportedly saying, “Where you go, I go.”
^this is true love