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Historical Events Happened In May - 24

Sunday, 24 July 2016

1829  On this day in history pope Pius VIII issues his program for the pontificate  

1829  On this day in history pope Pius VIII issues his program for pontificate  

1830  On this day in history "Mary Had A Little Lamb" is written  

1830  On May - 24 the first passenger rail service in US (Baltimore & Elliots Mill, Maryland)  

1830  On May - 24 the first U S passenger railroad begins service between Baltimore and Elliott's Mills, Maryland  

1830  On this day in history "Mary Had A Little Lamb," is written  

1831  Richard Hoffman, composer on May - 24.  

1831  Benjamin Carr, composer, dies at 62 on this day in history.  

1832  On this day in history the First Kingdom of Greece is declared in the London Conference.  

1838  On this day in history paul Laband, German lawyer  

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1840  On this day in history frederick Walker, painter  

1841  Charles Napier Henry, painter on this day in history.  

1844  On May - 24 samuel F B Morse opens America's first telegraph line between Washington, D C and Baltimore, MD with the message "What hath God wrought!"  

1844  The Baltimore Patriot carries the first-ever telegraphed news dispatch (received from Washington, D C ) on this day in history.  

1844  Samuel FB Morse taps out "What hath God wrought" (1st telegraph msg) on this day in history.  

1844  William Crockford, clubman/gambler, dies on May - 24.  

1846  On this day in history general Zachary Taylor captures Monterrey in Méxican War  

1846  On May - 24 gen Zachary Taylor captures Monterey in Mexican War  

1850  Ernest Albert Waterlow, water-color painter on this day in history.  

1850  On this day in history jane Porter, novelist (Scottish Chiefs), dies at 74  

1851  On this day in history stanko Vraz, [Jakob Frass], Slavic poet (Grammatica), dies at 40  

1852  On this day in history robert Bontine Cunninghame Graham, author/politician  

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  On May - 24 arthur Wing Pinero, British playwright  

1856  On May - 24 pottawatomie Massacre took place in Kansas  

1858  On this day in history johan C Braakensiek, political cartoonist (Green Amsterdammer)  

1861  On this day in history alexandria VA occupied by Federal troops  

1861  Major General Benjamin Butler declares slaves "contraband of war" on May - 24.  

1861  On this day in history alexandria, VA occupied by Federal troops  

1861  Elmer Ellsworth, US warrior (Chicago Zouaves), shot to death at 23 on May - 24.  

1862  On this day in history westminster Bridge across Thames opens  

1862  On May - 24 beardslee field telegraph used for 1st time  

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Famous Birthdays In May - 24

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1522  John Jewel, English bishop (d. 1571) was born on May - 24.  

1544  On May - 24 birth of william Gilbert, Essex England, physicist (researcher into magnetism)  

1605  Nikon, [Nikita Minin], patriarch of Russian-orthodox church was born on May - 24.  

1610  Giovanni Battista Chinelli, composer was born on May - 24.  

1616  On this day in history birth of john Maitland, Duke of Lauderdale (d. 1682)  

1619  Philips Wouwerman(s), Dutch painter was born on this day in history.  

1650  John Churchill, 1st duke of Marlborough, English general strategist was born on May - 24.  

1671  On May - 24 birth of gian Gastone de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany (d. 1737)  

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Famous Deaths In May - 24

Famous People Died On This Day In History

1144  Petronella, wife of earl Floris II the Vette of Holland/regent, dies on May - 24.  

1153  On this day in history david I, King of Scotland, dies  

1351  On this day in history death of abu al-Hasan 'Ali, Sultan of Morocco (b. circa 1297)  

1408  Death of Taejo of Joseon, ruler of Korea (b. 1335) on May - 24.  

1425  Death of Murdoch Stewart, 2nd Duke of Albany, Scottish politician (b. 1362) on May - 24.  

1456  On this day in history death of ambroise de Loré, French military commander (b. 1396)  

1543  On May - 24 nicolas Copernicus, astronomer, dies in Poland  

1612  On May - 24 robert Cecil, 1st Earl of Salisbury/PM (1598-1612), dies at 48  

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