May 31 in history: The Great Clock housing Big Ben starts keeping time and more

 | Updated: May 31, 2021, 09:55 AM IST

From Werner von Siemens presents the world's first electric locomotive to 7.7 Mw earthquake destroys Quetta, Pakistan killing 40,000, we've got it all covered!

Let's dive in today's history.

The Great Clock housing Big Ben starts keeping time

The Great Clock housing Big Ben starts keeping time

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Werner von Siemens presents the world's first electric locomotive

Werner von Siemens presents the world's first electric locomotive

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7.7 Mw earthquake destroys Quetta, Pakistan killing 40,000

7.7 Mw earthquake destroys Quetta, Pakistan killing 40,000

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South Africa becomes an independent republic

South Africa becomes an independent republic

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Adolf Eichmann, architect of Holocaust is hanged in Israel

Adolf Eichmann, architect of Holocaust is hanged in Israel

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