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Historical Events In May - 24

Wednesday, 20 June 2018

1829  Pope Pius VIII issues his program for the pontificate on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1829  On May - 24 pope Pius VIII issues his program for pontificate  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1830  On this day in history "Mary Had A Little Lamb" is written  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1830  On this day in history the first U S passenger railroad begins service between Baltimore and Elliott's Mills, Maryland  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1830  On May - 24 "Mary Had A Little Lamb," is written  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1831  On this day in history richard Hoffman, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1831  Benjamin Carr, composer, dies at 62 on May - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1832  On May - 24 the First Kingdom of Greece is declared in the London Conference.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1838  Paul Laband, German lawyer on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1840  Frederick Walker, painter on May - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1841  On this day in history charles Napier Henry, painter  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1844  The Baltimore Patriot carries the first-ever telegraphed news dispatch (received from Washington, D C ) on May - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1844  Samuel FB Morse taps out "What hath God wrought" (1st telegraph msg) on May - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1844  On May - 24 william Crockford, clubman/gambler, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1846  On this day in history general Zachary Taylor captures Monterrey in Méxican War  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1846  On May - 24 gen Zachary Taylor captures Monterey in Mexican War  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1850  On this day in history ernest Albert Waterlow, water-color painter  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1850  Jane Porter, novelist (Scottish Chiefs), dies at 74 on May - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1852  Robert Bontine Cunninghame Graham, author/politician on May - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1854  Anthony Burns, slave, arrested by US Deputy marshals in Boston on May - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1854  Lincoln University, Pennsylvania, first Black college in US forms by Prebyts on May - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1854  Louis Mountbatten, admiral (WW I) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1855  Arthur Wing Pinero, British playwright on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1856  On May - 24 pottawatomie Massacre took place in Kansas  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1858  Johan C Braakensiek, political cartoonist (Green Amsterdammer) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1861  Alexandria VA occupied by Federal troops on May - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1861  On this day in history major General Benjamin Butler declares slaves "contraband of war"  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1861  On this day in history alexandria, VA occupied by Federal troops  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1862  On May - 24 westminster Bridge across Thames opens  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1862  Beardslee field telegraph used for 1st time on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1522  John Jewel, English bishop (d. 1571) was born on May - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1544  William Gilbert, Essex England, physicist (researcher into magnetism) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1605  On this day in history birth of nikon, [Nikita Minin], patriarch of Russian-orthodox church  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1610  Giovanni Battista Chinelli, composer was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1616  On May - 24 birth of john Maitland, Duke of Lauderdale (d. 1682)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1619  Philips Wouwerman(s), Dutch painter was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1650  On May - 24 birth of john Churchill, 1st duke of Marlborough, English general strategist  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1671  Gian Gastone de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany (d. 1737) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1144  Petronella, wife of earl Floris II the Vette of Holland/regent, dies on May - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1153  On May - 24 david I, King of Scotland, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1351  On May - 24 death of abu al-Hasan 'Ali, Sultan of Morocco (b. circa 1297)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1408  On this day in history death of taejo of Joseon, ruler of Korea (b. 1335)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1425  Death of Murdoch Stewart, 2nd Duke of Albany, Scottish politician (b. 1362) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1456  On May - 24 death of ambroise de Loré, French military commander (b. 1396)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1543  On this day in history nicolas Copernicus, astronomer, dies in Poland  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1612  On this day in history robert Cecil, 1st Earl of Salisbury/PM (1598-1612), dies at 48  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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