History Blog

May 24

Happy Birthday RIP Queen Victoria(Alexandrina Hanover 1819–1901) ; “Bob Dylan”(Robert Zimmerman)–73 Gary Burghoff–71 Patti LaBelle(Holte)–70 Priscilla Wagner-Presley–69 Jim Broadbent–65 Alfred Molina–61 Kristin Scott Thomas–54 John C. Reilly–49 Eric Close–47 Steven Daigle–41 ; 1883, the Brooklyn Bridge, linking Brooklyn and Manhattan, is opened to traffic after 14 years of construction