On this day: November 12

POSTED: 09:33 PM PST Nov 11, 2012    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PST Nov 11, 2013 

The Loch Ness Monster smiles for the camera -- sort of, Ellis Island closes, actor William Holden passes away, and Madonna releases "Like a Virgin," all on this day.

OTD November 12 - SS Vestris
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1928: The British steamer SS Vestris sinks approximately 200 miles off Hampton Roads, Virginia, killing at least 110 passengers, mostly women and children who died after the vessel was abandoned.

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