Historical Events Happened In May - 24
Wednesday, 04 March 2015
1829 On May - 24 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 On May - 24 the first passenger rail service in US (Baltimore & Elliots Mill, Maryland)
1830 The first U S passenger railroad begins service between Baltimore and Elliott's Mills, Maryland on this day in history.
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 May - 24.
1832 The First Kingdom of Greece is declared in the London Conference on this day in history.
1838 Paul Laband, German lawyer on this day in history.
1840 Frederick Walker, painter on this day in history.
1841 On May - 24 charles Napier Henry, painter
1844 On this day in history 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 Samuel FB Morse taps out "What hath God wrought" (1st telegraph msg) on May - 24.
1844 William Crockford, clubman/gambler, dies on May - 24.
1846 On this day in history general Zachary Taylor captures Monterrey in Méxican War
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 Jane Porter, novelist (Scottish Chiefs), dies at 74 on May - 24.
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 this day in history anthony Burns, slave, arrested by US Deputy marshals in Boston
1854 Lincoln University, Pennsylvania, first Black college in US forms by Prebyts on this day in history.
1854 On this day in history louis Mountbatten, admiral (WW I)
1855 On May - 24 arthur Wing Pinero, British playwright
1856 On May - 24 pottawatomie Massacre took place in Kansas
1858 On May - 24 johan C Braakensiek, political cartoonist (Green Amsterdammer)
1861 On May - 24 alexandria VA occupied by Federal troops
1861 On this day in history major General Benjamin Butler declares slaves "contraband of war"
1861 On May - 24 alexandria, VA occupied by Federal troops
1861 On this day in history elmer Ellsworth, US warrior (Chicago Zouaves), shot to death at 23
1862 Westminster Bridge across Thames opens on May - 24.
1862 On May - 24 beardslee field telegraph used for 1st time