Historical Events For May - 24
Sunday, 25 June 2017
1829 Pope Pius VIII issues his program for the pontificate on May - 24.
1829 On this day in history pope Pius VIII issues his program for pontificate
1830 "Mary Had A Little Lamb" is written on this day in history.
1830 The first passenger rail service in US (Baltimore & Elliots Mill, Maryland) on this day in history.
1830 The first U S passenger railroad begins service between Baltimore and Elliott's Mills, Maryland on May - 24.
1830 "Mary Had A Little Lamb," is written on this day in history.
1831 Richard Hoffman, composer on May - 24.
1831 On May - 24 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 Frederick Walker, painter on this day in history.
1841 Charles Napier Henry, painter on May - 24.
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 May - 24.
1844 On May - 24 william Crockford, clubman/gambler, dies
1846 General Zachary Taylor captures Monterrey in Méxican War on May - 24.
1846 On May - 24 gen Zachary Taylor captures Monterey in Mexican War
1850 On this day in history ernest Albert Waterlow, water-color painter
1850 On May - 24 jane Porter, novelist (Scottish Chiefs), dies at 74
1851 On May - 24 stanko Vraz, [Jakob Frass], Slavic poet (Grammatica), dies at 40
1852 Robert Bontine Cunninghame Graham, author/politician on May - 24.
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 this day in history arthur Wing Pinero, British playwright
1856 On May - 24 pottawatomie Massacre took place in Kansas
1858 Johan C Braakensiek, political cartoonist (Green Amsterdammer) on May - 24.
1861 On this day in history alexandria VA occupied by Federal troops
1861 Major General Benjamin Butler declares slaves "contraband of war" on this day in history.
1861 Alexandria, VA occupied by Federal troops on this day in history.
1861 On May - 24 elmer Ellsworth, US warrior (Chicago Zouaves), shot to death at 23
1862 On this day in history westminster Bridge across Thames opens
1862 Beardslee field telegraph used for 1st time on this day in history.