History Blog

May 24

Happy Birthday RIP Queen Victoria(Alexandrina Hanover 1819–1901) ; “Bob Dylan”(Robert Zimmerman)–72 Gary Burghoff–70 Patti LaBelle(Holte)–69 Priscilla Wagner-Presley–68 Jim Broadbent–64 Alfred Molina–60 Kristin Scott Thomas–53 John C. Reilly–48 Eric Close–46 Steven Daigle–40 ; 1883, the Brooklyn Bridge, linking Brooklyn and Manhattan, is opened to traffic after 14 years of construction