24th MAY ~ HiSTORY ON THiS DAY

May 24th ~ This Day in History video by History.com ~ 1883 : Brooklyn Bridge opened : After 14 years and 27 deaths while being constructed, the Brooklyn Bridge over the East River was opened on the 24th May 1883, connecting the great cities of New York and Brooklyn for the first time in history. The Brooklyn Bridge was designed by the late John A. Roebling, and was the  largest suspension bridge ever built to that date. | & more about history on this day in the video…