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Historical Events Happened In May - 24

Tuesday, 04 August 2015

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  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 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 this day in history the First Kingdom of Greece is declared in the London Conference.  

1838  Paul Laband, German lawyer on this day in history.  

1840  On this day in history frederick Walker, painter  

1841  Charles Napier Henry, painter on this day in history.  

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 May - 24.  

1844  On May - 24 the Baltimore Patriot carries the first-ever telegraphed news dispatch (received from Washington, D C )  

1844  On this day in history samuel FB Morse taps out "What hath God wrought" (1st telegraph msg)  

1844  William Crockford, clubman/gambler, dies on May - 24.  

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  On May - 24 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 this day in history.  

1852  On this day in history robert Bontine Cunninghame Graham, author/politician  

1854  Anthony Burns, slave, arrested by US Deputy marshals in Boston on this day in history.  

1854  On this day in history lincoln University, Pennsylvania, first Black college in US forms by Prebyts  

1854  Louis Mountbatten, admiral (WW I) on May - 24.  

1855  Arthur Wing Pinero, British playwright on May - 24.  

1856  On May - 24 pottawatomie Massacre took place in Kansas  

1858  Johan C Braakensiek, political cartoonist (Green Amsterdammer) on May - 24.  

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 this day in history.  

1862  Westminster Bridge across Thames opens on May - 24.  

1862  On May - 24 beardslee field telegraph used for 1st time  

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Famous Birthdays In May - 24

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1522  On this day in history birth of john Jewel, English bishop (d. 1571)  

1544  On this day in history birth of william Gilbert, Essex England, physicist (researcher into magnetism)  

1605  Nikon, [Nikita Minin], patriarch of Russian-orthodox church was born on this day in history.  

1610  On May - 24 birth of giovanni Battista Chinelli, composer  

1616  John Maitland, Duke of Lauderdale (d. 1682) was born on May - 24.  

1619  On May - 24 birth of philips Wouwerman(s), Dutch painter  

1650  John Churchill, 1st duke of Marlborough, English general strategist was born on this day in history.  

1671  On May - 24 birth of gian Gastone de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany (d. 1737)  

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 May - 24.  

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

1351  Death of Abu al-Hasan 'Ali, Sultan of Morocco (b. circa 1297) on this day in history.  

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

1425  Death of Murdoch Stewart, 2nd Duke of Albany, Scottish politician (b. 1362) on May - 24.  

1456  On May - 24 death of ambroise de Loré, French military commander (b. 1396)  

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

1612  On May - 24 robert Cecil, 1st Earl of Salisbury/PM (1598-1612), dies at 48  

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