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Iconic skyline a triumph during the Great Depression

On 27 May 1937, the Golden Gate Bridge opened to pedestrians. Cars would wait until the 28th!

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Milk carton kids: appropriate awareness or exaggerated stranger-danger?

On 25 May 1979, six-year old Etan Patz never made it to school. His became the face of missing children in the 1980s.

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Daylight Saving Time begins in the UK

DST was a WWI effort. Germany was the first, in April 1916. The UK followed on 21 May 1916.