The "unsinkable" Titanic was carrying more than 2,200 souls when she struck an iceberg in 1912, resulting in a loss of about 1,500 people. A hundred years later and transportation has grown so much that ships can carry 6,000people, bullet trains carry thousands, and the world's biggest passenger plane can now accommodate more than 800. Add in the now massive venues for cultural events, and the tendency of large crowds of people sometimes stampeding and the potential for accidents is huge. From sinkings, to crashes, to derailments, to stampedes, the National Post has charted the last 100 years of major accidents and incidents (excluding wartime battles). In order to make the timeline, a minimum of 100 people had to die — therefore no automobile accidents.