Monday marks 107th anniversary of Titanic's sinking

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(CNN) - Monday marks the 107th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic.

More than 1,500 passengers and crew of the luxury liner died when it sank April 15, 1912.

The ship was making its maiden voyage from Southampton, England, to New York City when it hit an iceberg, sinking to the bottom of the ocean.

Not only have scientists and scholars been interested in researching the disaster, but it has inspired songs, films and even a Broadway musical.