On This Day

May 31, 1997 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in History

  • The Confederation Bridge opens, linking Prince Edward Island with mainland New Brunswick

Deaths in History

  • Anton Zischka, Austrian writer (Lebendiges Europa), dies at 92
  • James Bennett Griffin, American archaeologist, dies at 92
  • Rosie Will Monroe, WW II icon (Rosie the riveter), dies at 76
1997 in History