Historical Events Happened In May - 24
Monday, 24 November 2014
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 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 "Mary Had A Little Lamb," is written on May - 24.
1831 Richard Hoffman, composer on this day in history.
1831 Benjamin Carr, composer, dies at 62 on this day in history.
1832 The First Kingdom of Greece is declared in the London Conference on this day in history.
1838 Paul Laband, German lawyer on May - 24.
1840 On May - 24 frederick Walker, painter
1841 On May - 24 charles Napier Henry, painter
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 On May - 24 the Baltimore Patriot carries the first-ever telegraphed news dispatch (received from Washington, D C )
1844 On May - 24 samuel FB Morse taps out "What hath God wrought" (1st telegraph msg)
1844 On May - 24 william Crockford, clubman/gambler, dies
1846 On May - 24 general Zachary Taylor captures Monterrey in Méxican War
1846 Gen Zachary Taylor captures Monterey in Mexican War on this day in history.
1850 Ernest Albert Waterlow, water-color painter on May - 24.
1850 On May - 24 jane Porter, novelist (Scottish Chiefs), dies at 74
1851 Stanko Vraz, [Jakob Frass], Slavic poet (Grammatica), dies at 40 on this day in history.
1852 Robert Bontine Cunninghame Graham, author/politician on this day in history.
1854 On this day in history 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 May - 24 louis Mountbatten, admiral (WW I)
1855 On this day in history arthur Wing Pinero, British playwright
1856 Pottawatomie Massacre took place in Kansas on May - 24.
1858 On this day in history johan C Braakensiek, political cartoonist (Green Amsterdammer)
1861 Alexandria VA occupied by Federal troops on this day in history.
1861 Major General Benjamin Butler declares slaves "contraband of war" on May - 24.
1861 Alexandria, VA occupied by Federal troops on May - 24.
1861 On May - 24 elmer Ellsworth, US warrior (Chicago Zouaves), shot to death at 23
1862 On May - 24 westminster Bridge across Thames opens
1862 Beardslee field telegraph used for 1st time on May - 24.