Historical Events For May - 24
Monday, 19 February 2018
1829 Pope Pius VIII issues his program for the pontificate on May - 24.
1829 On May - 24 pope Pius VIII issues his program for pontificate
1830 "Mary Had A Little Lamb" is written on May - 24.
1830 The first passenger rail service in US (Baltimore & Elliots Mill, Maryland) on this day in history.
1830 On this day in history the first U S passenger railroad begins service between Baltimore and Elliott's Mills, Maryland
1830 On this day in history "Mary Had A Little Lamb," is written
1831 On May - 24 richard Hoffman, composer
1831 On May - 24 benjamin Carr, composer, dies at 62
1832 The First Kingdom of Greece is declared in the London Conference on May - 24.
1838 On this day in history paul Laband, German lawyer
1840 On May - 24 frederick Walker, painter
1841 Charles Napier Henry, painter on May - 24.
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 May - 24.
1844 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1846 On May - 24 gen Zachary Taylor captures Monterey in Mexican War
1850 Ernest Albert Waterlow, water-color painter on this day in history.
1850 On May - 24 jane Porter, novelist (Scottish Chiefs), dies at 74
1851 Stanko Vraz, [Jakob Frass], Slavic poet (Grammatica), dies at 40 on May - 24.
1852 On May - 24 robert Bontine Cunninghame Graham, author/politician
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 Louis Mountbatten, admiral (WW I) on this day in history.
1855 On this day in history 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 May - 24 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 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.