27th May 1937
The Golden Gate Bridge opens. 80 years.
27th May 1877
Angela Isadora Duncan, American dancer who performed throughout Europe, was born. 140 years.
28th May 1972
Prince Edward, Duke of Windsor, former King Edward VIII of the United Kingdom and the Dominions of the British Empire, and Emperor of India, died. 45 years.
29th May 1917
John Fitzgerald Kennedy, 35th US president, is born. 100 years.
29th May 1982
Romy Schneider, Austrian-French actress and singer, died. 35 years.
31st May 1837
Joseph Grimaldi, English actor, comedian and dancer, dies. 180 years.

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