This Day in History: 05/24/1883 - Brooklyn Bridge Opens - HISTORY

This Day in History: 05/24/1883 - Brooklyn Bridge Opens

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In this This Day in History video, take a look at May 24, the day in 1883 when the first American railroad service was put in place, in 1846 the telegraph was first tested by William Morse, and in 1883 the Brooklyn Bridge was built. In 1994, the Democrats gained control of the congress after James Jeffords left the Republican party to become an Independent.

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