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Historical Events Happened In May - 24

Wednesday, 28 September 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  "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  On this day in history richard Hoffman, composer  

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.  

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1840  Frederick Walker, painter on this day in history.  

1841  On this day in history charles Napier Henry, painter  

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 this day in history.  

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

1844  On May - 24 samuel FB Morse taps out "What hath God wrought" (1st telegraph msg)  

1844  On this day in history william Crockford, clubman/gambler, dies  

1846  General Zachary Taylor captures Monterrey in Méxican War on May - 24.  

1846  Gen Zachary Taylor captures Monterey in Mexican War on May - 24.  

1850  On May - 24 ernest Albert Waterlow, water-color painter  

1850  Jane Porter, novelist (Scottish Chiefs), dies at 74 on this day in history.  

1851  Stanko Vraz, [Jakob Frass], Slavic poet (Grammatica), dies at 40 on May - 24.  

1852  Robert Bontine Cunninghame Graham, author/politician on May - 24.  

1854  On May - 24 anthony Burns, slave, arrested by US Deputy marshals in Boston  

1854  On May - 24 lincoln University, Pennsylvania, first Black college in US forms by Prebyts  

1854  On this day in history louis Mountbatten, admiral (WW I)  

1855  On May - 24 arthur Wing Pinero, British playwright  

1856  On this day in history pottawatomie Massacre took place in Kansas  

1858  Johan C Braakensiek, political cartoonist (Green Amsterdammer) on this day in history.  

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

1861  On May - 24 major General Benjamin Butler declares slaves "contraband of war"  

1861  Alexandria, VA occupied by Federal troops on this day in history.  

1861  Elmer Ellsworth, US warrior (Chicago Zouaves), shot to death at 23 on this day in history.  

1862  Westminster Bridge across Thames opens on this day in history.  

1862  Beardslee field telegraph used for 1st time on May - 24.  

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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 this day in history birth of william Gilbert, Essex England, physicist (researcher into magnetism)  

1605  On May - 24 birth of nikon, [Nikita Minin], patriarch of Russian-orthodox church  

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  On May - 24 birth of philips Wouwerman(s), Dutch painter  

1650  On this day in history birth of john Churchill, 1st duke of Marlborough, English general strategist  

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

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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 this day in history.  

1153  David I, King of Scotland, dies on May - 24.  

1351  Death of Abu al-Hasan 'Ali, Sultan of Morocco (b. circa 1297) on May - 24.  

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

1425  On May - 24 death of murdoch Stewart, 2nd Duke of Albany, Scottish politician (b. 1362)  

1456  Death of Ambroise de Loré, French military commander (b. 1396) on this day in history.  

1543  On this day in history nicolas Copernicus, astronomer, dies in Poland  

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

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