On This Day

May 24, 1883 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History


Notable FireworksBrooklyn Bridge Opens

Brooklyn Bridge opened by President Arthur and NY Governor Cleveland

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Lithograph depicting fireworks on the opening night of the Brooklyn Bridge
Lithograph depicting fireworks on the opening night of the Brooklyn Bridge
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Deaths in History

  • Abdel Kadir, Algerian leader (b. 1808)