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Historical Events In 1844

Sunday, 07 March 2021

May 24   Samuel FB Morse taps out "What hath God wrought" (1st telegraph msg) in the year 1844.  

May 24   The Baltimore Patriot carries the first-ever telegraphed news dispatch (received from Washington, D C ) on this day in history.  

May 24   William Crockford, clubman/gambler, dies in the year 1844.  

May 25   In the year 1844 1st telegraphed news dispatch is published in Baltimore Patriot  

May 27   On this day in history samuel F.B. Morse completes first telegraph line  

May 28   On this day in history leon Felix Augustin Joseph Vasseur, composer  

May 30   Louis Varney, composer on this day in history.  

Jun 01   On this day in history galusha Pennypacker, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1916  

Jun 03   In the year 1844 detlev [Freiherr Friedrich A von] Liliencron, German poet  

Jun 03   Louis-Antoine, the Bourbon, French duke of Angouleme, dies in the year 1844.  

Jun 06   The Young Men's Christian Association is founded in London. (Some 130+ years later, a group known as the Village People would gain a hit recording with "YMCA.") on this day in history.  

Jun 06   Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) forms in London on this day in history.  

Jun 06   Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) founded in London on this day in history.  

Jun 10   On this day in history j Albert Neuhuys, Dutch painter (Haagse school)  

Jun 14   In the year 1844 edouard Naville, Swiss egyptologist  

Jun 15   Charles Goodyear receives a patent for his process to strengthen rubber in the year 1844.  

Jun 15   Goodyear patents vulcanization of rubber in the year 1844.  

Jun 15   In the year 1844 thomas Campbell, poet (Ye Mariners of England), dies at 66  

Jun 15   Vulcanised rubber patented by Charles Goodyear on this day in history.  

Jun 21   Ernest F Cambier, Belgian colonial pioneer (1st railway Congo) in the year 1844.  

Jun 22   Influential North American fraternity Delta Kappa Epsilon is founded at Yale University on this day in history.  

Jun 25   John Tyler took Julia Gardiner as his bride, thus becoming the first U.S. President to marry while in office in the year 1844.  

Jun 26   In the year 1844 uS pres John Tyler marries Julia Gardiner in NYC  

Jun 27   Hyrum Smith, founder/leader (Mormon Church), shot by mob in Carthage Ill on this day in history.  

Jun 27   The birth of Joseph Smith, Founder of the Mormon church in the year 1844.  

Jul 01   On this day in history verney L Cameroon, English explorer (Tanganyika)  

Jul 03   The last pair of Great Auks is killed on this day in history.  

Jul 08   Mary Johnson Lincoln, educator (Boston Cooking School) on this day in history.  

Jul 11   On this day in history peter I Karadjordjevic, King of Serbia/Yugoslavia  

Jul 12   Charles-Louis Panckoucke, French publisher, dies at 63 on this day in history.  

Jul 13   Johann Gansbacher, composer, dies at 66 in the year 1844.  

Jul 19   On this day in history heinrich Domnich, composer, dies at 77  

Jul 22   William Archibald Spooner, London, reverend/inventor (spoonerisms) on this day in history.  

Jul 23   Christian Gobrecht, 4th US chief engraver (1840-44), dies in office on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1844

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of thomas H Rollinson, composer  

Jan 07   On this day in history birth of marie-Bernarde Soubirous, [St Bernadette of Lourdes], saint/visionary  

Jan 14   Clara Kathleen Rogers, composer was born in the year 1844.  

Jan 16   Ismail Qemali, Albanian nationalist (d. 1919) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 20   On this day in history birth of johan Peter Selmer, composer  

Jan 25   Frederick E Kitziger, composer was born in the year 1844.  

Jan 30   Moritz F Freiherr von Bissing, German gen/gov-gen of Belgium (1914-17) was born on this day in history.  

Feb 01   Eduard Adolf Strasburger, German botanist (Angiospermen) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1844

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 15   On this day in history joseph Mazzinghi, composer, dies at 78  

Jan 31   Henri Gratien, Comte Bertrand, French general (b. 1773) died on this day in history.  

Feb 04   Willem de Clerq, Dutch merchant/literary, dies at 49 in the year 1844.  

Feb 15   On this day in history henry Addington Lord Sidmouth, Brit premier (1801-04), dies at 86  

Feb 16   Joseph Crosfield, English soap and alkali manufacturer (b. 1792) died on this day in history.  

Feb 27   In the year 1844 nicholas Biddle, US lawyer/diplomat/statesman/financier, dies at 85  

Feb 28   In the year 1844 abel P Upshur, Secretary of State, dies in explosion on USS Princeton  

Feb 29   Thaddaus Weigl, composer, dies at 67 on this day in history.  

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