Pedestrians stroll along the promenade of the Brooklyn Bridge, connecting Manhattan and Brooklyn, New York City, 1891. The suspension bridge was opened to traffic on May 24, 1883. When bridge designer John A. Roebling incorporated the promenade into the design of the bridge, he said it was important that the people take part in the leisures afforded by the bridge. (AP Photo)
This Week in History: May 20-24
By Claudine Zap
Levi's jeans get a patent, infamous outlaws Bonnie and Clyde are killed, and the Brooklyn Bridge opens to the public. Plus, an epic movie makes its debut. See what happened this week in history.