May 24 in history: First telegraph, Brooklyn bridge and more

From first telegraph message to sinking British battle cruiser HMS Hood.

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1844

Samuel Morse taps out world's first telegraph message. 

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1883

Brooklyn Bridge opens connecting New York and Brooklyn. 

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1915

Thomas Edison invents telescribe to record telephone conversations. 

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1930

Amy Johnson becomes 1st woman to fly solo from England to Australia.

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1941

German battleship Bismarck sinks British battle cruiser HMS Hood, kills 1,416.

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