Historical Events Happened In May - 24
Friday, 28 November 2014
1829 On May - 24 pope Pius VIII issues his program for the pontificate
1829 On May - 24 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 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 this day in history.
1831 On this day in history richard Hoffman, composer
1831 On this day in history benjamin Carr, composer, dies at 62
1832 On this day in history the First Kingdom of Greece is declared in the London Conference.
1838 Paul Laband, German lawyer on May - 24.
1840 Frederick Walker, painter on May - 24.
1841 Charles Napier Henry, painter on May - 24.
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 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 William Crockford, clubman/gambler, dies on this day in history.
1846 On May - 24 general Zachary Taylor captures Monterrey in Méxican War
1846 On this day in history gen Zachary Taylor captures Monterey in Mexican War
1850 On this day in history ernest Albert Waterlow, water-color painter
1850 On this day in history jane Porter, novelist (Scottish Chiefs), dies at 74
1851 On May - 24 stanko Vraz, [Jakob Frass], Slavic poet (Grammatica), dies at 40
1852 On May - 24 robert Bontine Cunninghame Graham, author/politician
1854 On May - 24 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 Louis Mountbatten, admiral (WW I) on May - 24.
1855 On May - 24 arthur Wing Pinero, British playwright
1856 Pottawatomie Massacre took place in Kansas on this day in history.
1858 Johan C Braakensiek, political cartoonist (Green Amsterdammer) on this day in history.
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 Alexandria, VA occupied by Federal troops on May - 24.
1861 Elmer Ellsworth, US warrior (Chicago Zouaves), shot to death at 23 on May - 24.
1862 On this day in history westminster Bridge across Thames opens
1862 Beardslee field telegraph used for 1st time on May - 24.