On this day: May 31

Published On: May 29 2013 11:26:58 AM EDT   Updated On: May 31 2013 02:00:00 AM EDT

The Johnstown flood kills more than 2,000, Big Ben's clock tower starts ticking, Jimi Hendrix enlists in the Army, and Mark Felt comes clean as Watergate's "Deep Throat," all on this day.

OTD May 31 - Jean Stapleton
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2013: Actress Jean Stapleton, best known for her role as Archie Bunker's wife in the groundbreaking 1970s sitcom "All in the Family," dies of natural causes at age 90 in New York City. Stapleton won three Emmy awards -- in 1971, 1972 and 1978, in addition to five other nominations in which he she fell short -- for her performance as Edith Bunker.

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