Historical Events For 1844
Thursday, 21 September 2017
Jan 01 On this day in history 1st edition of New Rotterdam's Daily (3x per week)
Jan 01 First edition of New Rotterdam's Daily (3x per week) on this day in history.
Jan 04 Thomas H Rollinson, composer in the year 1844.
Jan 07 On this day in history marie-Bernarde Soubirous, [St Bernadette of Lourdes], saint/visionary
Jan 14 In the year 1844 clara Kathleen Rogers, composer
Jan 15 Joseph Mazzinghi, composer, dies at 78 in the year 1844.
Jan 15 In the year 1844 the University of Notre Dame is founded
Jan 15 In the year 1844 u of Notre Dame receives its charter in Indiana
Jan 20 On this day in history johan Peter Selmer, composer
Jan 25 Frederick E Kitziger, composer in the year 1844.
Jan 25 Recontre between Reps Weller & Shriver, US House of Representative in the year 1844.
Jan 30 On this day in history moritz F Freiherr von Bissing, German gen/gov-gen of Belgium (1914-17)
Feb 01 In the year 1844 eduard Adolf Strasburger, German botanist (Angiospermen)
Feb 02 In the year 1844 leander Schlegel, composer
Feb 03 In the year 1844 hector Berlioz' "Carnaval Romain," premieres in Paris
Feb 04 On this day in history willem de Clerq, Dutch merchant/literary, dies at 49
Feb 15 On this day in history henry Addington Lord Sidmouth, Brit premier (1801-04), dies at 86
Feb 17 A Montgomery Ward, found mail-order business (Montgomery Ward) in the year 1844.
Feb 18 On this day in history willem Maris, Dutch painter (Hague School)
Feb 20 In the year 1844 ludwig Eduard Boltzmann, Austria, physicist (statistical mechanics)
Feb 21 On this day in history charles-Marie Widor, Lyons France, composer/prof (Paris Conservatory)
Feb 22 Kazamierz Julian Kratzer, composer in the year 1844.
Feb 27 In the year 1844 dominican Republic gains independence from Haiti (National Day)
Feb 27 In the year 1844 nicholas Biddle, US lawyer/diplomat/statesman/financier, dies at 85
Feb 28 In the year 1844 12-inch gun aboard USS Princeton explodes
Feb 28 Abel P Upshur, Secretary of State, dies in explosion on USS Princeton on this day in history.
Feb 28 US Secretary of State Abel Upshur, Navy Secretary Thomas Gilmer, and several others die when a 12-inch gun aboard the USS Princeton explodes on this day in history.
Feb 29 In the year 1844 thaddaus Weigl, composer, dies at 67
Mar 02 In the year 1844 hermanus J A M Schaepman, clergyman/Dutch politician
Mar 04 On this day in history josip Jurcic, Slovenian writer (10th Brother)
Mar 06 Nicolai Rimski-Korsakov, composer (Flight of the Bumble Bee) (NS 3/18) in the year 1844.
Mar 07 Anthony Comstock, New Canaan Ct, anti-vice crusader/philatelist on this day in history.
Mar 08 In the year 1844 king Oscar I ascends to the throne of Sweden-Norway.
Mar 09 Giuseppe Verdi's opera "Hernani," premieres in Venice on this day in history.