Historical Events For 1844
Wednesday, 24 January 2018
Jan 01 1st edition of New Rotterdam's Daily (3x per week) on this day in history.
Jan 01 First edition of New Rotterdam's Daily (3x per week) on this day in history.
Jan 04 In the year 1844 thomas H Rollinson, composer
Jan 07 Marie-Bernarde Soubirous, [St Bernadette of Lourdes], saint/visionary on this day in history.
Jan 14 In the year 1844 clara Kathleen Rogers, composer
Jan 15 Joseph Mazzinghi, composer, dies at 78 in the year 1844.
Jan 15 On this day in history the University of Notre Dame is founded
Jan 15 On this day in history u of Notre Dame receives its charter in Indiana
Jan 20 On this day in history johan Peter Selmer, composer
Jan 25 On this day in history frederick E Kitziger, composer
Jan 25 In the year 1844 recontre between Reps Weller & Shriver, US House of Representative
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 Leander Schlegel, composer on this day in history.
Feb 03 Hector Berlioz' "Carnaval Romain," premieres in Paris in the year 1844.
Feb 04 In the year 1844 willem de Clerq, Dutch merchant/literary, dies at 49
Feb 15 Henry Addington Lord Sidmouth, Brit premier (1801-04), dies at 86 in the year 1844.
Feb 17 In the year 1844 a Montgomery Ward, found mail-order business (Montgomery Ward)
Feb 18 In the year 1844 willem Maris, Dutch painter (Hague School)
Feb 20 Ludwig Eduard Boltzmann, Austria, physicist (statistical mechanics) in the year 1844.
Feb 21 In the year 1844 charles-Marie Widor, Lyons France, composer/prof (Paris Conservatory)
Feb 22 On this day in history kazamierz Julian Kratzer, composer
Feb 27 Dominican Republic gains independence from Haiti (National Day) on this day in history.
Feb 27 Nicholas Biddle, US lawyer/diplomat/statesman/financier, dies at 85 on this day in history.
Feb 28 12-inch gun aboard USS Princeton explodes on this day in history.
Feb 28 Abel P Upshur, Secretary of State, dies in explosion on USS Princeton on this day in history.
Feb 28 In the year 1844 uS Secretary of State Abel Upshur, Navy Secretary Thomas Gilmer, and several others die when a 12-inch gun aboard the USS Princeton explodes.
Feb 29 Thaddaus Weigl, composer, dies at 67 in the year 1844.
Mar 02 Hermanus J A M Schaepman, clergyman/Dutch politician on this day in history.
Mar 04 In the year 1844 josip Jurcic, Slovenian writer (10th Brother)
Mar 06 On this day in history nicolai Rimski-Korsakov, composer (Flight of the Bumble Bee) (NS 3/18)
Mar 07 On this day in history anthony Comstock, New Canaan Ct, anti-vice crusader/philatelist
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 in the year 1844.