Today in History for 31st May 1997

Historical Events

Events 1 - 3 of 3

- "Once Upon a Matress," closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 187 perf
- Donovan Bailey beats Michael Johnson in 150m race
- The Confederation Bridge opens, linking Prince Edward Island with mainland New Brunswick.

Famous Deaths

Deaths 1 - 2 of 2

- James Bennett Griffin, American archaeologist (b. 1905)
- Rosie Will Monroe, WW II icon (Rosie the riveter), dies at 76

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