May 31, 1859
The hands of London’s clock tower, Big Ben, are set into motion for the first time.
May 31, 2005
W. Mark Felt’s identity as Deep Throat, the previously anonymous person credited with exposing the Watergate scandal, is revealed.
June 6, 1944
The World War II Western Allies storm the beaches of Normandy for a bloody battle now known as D-Day.