Historical Events Happened In May - 24
Friday, 03 July 2015
1829 On May - 24 pope Pius VIII issues his program for the pontificate
1829 On this day in history pope Pius VIII issues his program for pontificate
1830 "Mary Had A Little Lamb" is written on May - 24.
1830 On May - 24 the first passenger rail service in US (Baltimore & Elliots Mill, Maryland)
1830 The first U S passenger railroad begins service between Baltimore and Elliott's Mills, Maryland on this day in history.
1830 On May - 24 "Mary Had A Little Lamb," is written
1831 On this day in history richard Hoffman, composer
1831 On this day in history benjamin Carr, composer, dies at 62
1832 On May - 24 the First Kingdom of Greece is declared in the London Conference.
1838 Paul Laband, German lawyer on May - 24.
1840 On May - 24 frederick Walker, painter
1841 Charles Napier Henry, painter on this day in history.
1844 Samuel F B Morse opens America's first telegraph line between Washington, D C and Baltimore, MD with the message "What hath God wrought!" on May - 24.
1844 On this day in history the Baltimore Patriot carries the first-ever telegraphed news dispatch (received from Washington, D C )
1844 Samuel FB Morse taps out "What hath God wrought" (1st telegraph msg) on May - 24.
1844 William Crockford, clubman/gambler, dies on this day in history.
1846 On May - 24 general Zachary Taylor captures Monterrey in Méxican War
1846 Gen Zachary Taylor captures Monterey in Mexican War on May - 24.
1850 Ernest Albert Waterlow, water-color painter on May - 24.
1850 Jane Porter, novelist (Scottish Chiefs), dies at 74 on May - 24.
1851 On May - 24 stanko Vraz, [Jakob Frass], Slavic poet (Grammatica), dies at 40
1852 Robert Bontine Cunninghame Graham, author/politician on this day in history.
1854 Anthony Burns, slave, arrested by US Deputy marshals in Boston on this day in history.
1854 Lincoln University, Pennsylvania, first Black college in US forms by Prebyts on May - 24.
1854 Louis Mountbatten, admiral (WW I) on this day in history.
1855 Arthur Wing Pinero, British playwright on May - 24.
1856 On this day in history pottawatomie Massacre took place in Kansas
1858 On May - 24 johan C Braakensiek, political cartoonist (Green Amsterdammer)
1861 On May - 24 alexandria VA occupied by Federal troops
1861 Major General Benjamin Butler declares slaves "contraband of war" on May - 24.
1861 Alexandria, VA occupied by Federal troops on this day in history.
1861 On this day in history elmer Ellsworth, US warrior (Chicago Zouaves), shot to death at 23
1862 On May - 24 westminster Bridge across Thames opens
1862 Beardslee field telegraph used for 1st time on May - 24.