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Historical Events For May - 24

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1829  On May - 24 pope Pius VIII issues his program for the pontificate  Click To Search About This In Google

1829  Pope Pius VIII issues his program for pontificate on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1830  On this day in history "Mary Had A Little Lamb" is written  Click To Search About This In Google

1830  On this day in history the first passenger rail service in US (Baltimore & Elliots Mill, Maryland)  Click To Search About This In Google

1830  On May - 24 the first U S passenger railroad begins service between Baltimore and Elliott's Mills, Maryland  Click To Search About This In Google

1830  On this day in history "Mary Had A Little Lamb," is written  Click To Search About This In Google

1831  Richard Hoffman, composer on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1831  Benjamin Carr, composer, dies at 62 on May - 24.  Click To Search About This In Google

1832  On this day in history the First Kingdom of Greece is declared in the London Conference.  Click To Search About This In Google

1838  On this day in history paul Laband, German lawyer  Click To Search About This In Google

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1840  On May - 24 frederick Walker, painter  Click To Search About This In Google

1841  Charles Napier Henry, painter on May - 24.  Click To Search About This In Google

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!"  Click To Search About This In Google

1844  The Baltimore Patriot carries the first-ever telegraphed news dispatch (received from Washington, D C ) on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1844  Samuel FB Morse taps out "What hath God wrought" (1st telegraph msg) on May - 24.  Click To Search About This In Google

1844  On this day in history william Crockford, clubman/gambler, dies  Click To Search About This In Google

1846  General Zachary Taylor captures Monterrey in Méxican War on May - 24.  Click To Search About This In Google

1846  On this day in history gen Zachary Taylor captures Monterey in Mexican War  Click To Search About This In Google

1850  On May - 24 ernest Albert Waterlow, water-color painter  Click To Search About This In Google

1850  On May - 24 jane Porter, novelist (Scottish Chiefs), dies at 74  Click To Search About This In Google

1851  Stanko Vraz, [Jakob Frass], Slavic poet (Grammatica), dies at 40 on May - 24.  Click To Search About This In Google

1852  Robert Bontine Cunninghame Graham, author/politician on May - 24.  Click To Search About This In Google

1854  Anthony Burns, slave, arrested by US Deputy marshals in Boston on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1854  Lincoln University, Pennsylvania, first Black college in US forms by Prebyts on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1854  Louis Mountbatten, admiral (WW I) on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1855  On this day in history arthur Wing Pinero, British playwright  Click To Search About This In Google

1856  On this day in history pottawatomie Massacre took place in Kansas  Click To Search About This In Google

1858  Johan C Braakensiek, political cartoonist (Green Amsterdammer) on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1861  Alexandria VA occupied by Federal troops on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1861  Major General Benjamin Butler declares slaves "contraband of war" on May - 24.  Click To Search About This In Google

1861  Alexandria, VA occupied by Federal troops on May - 24.  Click To Search About This In Google

1861  On May - 24 elmer Ellsworth, US warrior (Chicago Zouaves), shot to death at 23  Click To Search About This In Google

1862  Westminster Bridge across Thames opens on May - 24.  Click To Search About This In Google

1862  Beardslee field telegraph used for 1st time on May - 24.  Click To Search About This In Google

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Famous Birthdays In May - 24

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1522  On this day in history birth of john Jewel, English bishop (d. 1571)  Click To Search About This In Google

1544  William Gilbert, Essex England, physicist (researcher into magnetism) was born on May - 24.  Click To Search About This In Google

1605  On May - 24 birth of nikon, [Nikita Minin], patriarch of Russian-orthodox church  Click To Search About This In Google

1610  Giovanni Battista Chinelli, composer was born on May - 24.  Click To Search About This In Google

1616  John Maitland, Duke of Lauderdale (d. 1682) was born on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1619  Philips Wouwerman(s), Dutch painter was born on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1650  On May - 24 birth of john Churchill, 1st duke of Marlborough, English general strategist  Click To Search About This In Google

1671  On this day in history birth of gian Gastone de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany (d. 1737)  Click To Search About This In Google

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Famous Deaths In May - 24

Famous People Died On This Day In History

1144  On May - 24 petronella, wife of earl Floris II the Vette of Holland/regent, dies  Click To Search About This In Google

1153  David I, King of Scotland, dies on May - 24.  Click To Search About This In Google

1351  On this day in history death of abu al-Hasan 'Ali, Sultan of Morocco (b. circa 1297)  Click To Search About This In Google

1408  On this day in history death of taejo of Joseon, ruler of Korea (b. 1335)  Click To Search About This In Google

1425  Death of Murdoch Stewart, 2nd Duke of Albany, Scottish politician (b. 1362) on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1456  Death of Ambroise de Loré, French military commander (b. 1396) on May - 24.  Click To Search About This In Google

1543  Nicolas Copernicus, astronomer, dies in Poland on May - 24.  Click To Search About This In Google

1612  On May - 24 robert Cecil, 1st Earl of Salisbury/PM (1598-1612), dies at 48  Click To Search About This In Google

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