Historical Events In 1844
Thursday, 17 June 2021
May 24 In the year 1844 samuel FB Morse taps out "What hath God wrought" (1st telegraph msg)
May 24 On this day in history the Baltimore Patriot carries the first-ever telegraphed news dispatch (received from Washington, D C )
May 24 William Crockford, clubman/gambler, dies in the year 1844.
May 25 1st telegraphed news dispatch is published in Baltimore Patriot in the year 1844.
May 27 In the year 1844 samuel F.B. Morse completes first telegraph line
May 28 Leon Felix Augustin Joseph Vasseur, composer in the year 1844.
May 30 Louis Varney, composer on this day in history.
Jun 01 In the year 1844 galusha Pennypacker, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1916
Jun 03 Detlev [Freiherr Friedrich A von] Liliencron, German poet on this day in history.
Jun 03 On this day in history louis-Antoine, the Bourbon, French duke of Angouleme, dies
Jun 06 On this day in history 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.")
Jun 06 In the year 1844 young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) forms in London
Jun 06 Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) founded in London on this day in history.
Jun 10 In the year 1844 j Albert Neuhuys, Dutch painter (Haagse school)
Jun 14 Edouard Naville, Swiss egyptologist on this day in history.
Jun 15 Charles Goodyear receives a patent for his process to strengthen rubber in the year 1844.
Jun 15 On this day in history goodyear patents vulcanization of rubber
Jun 15 Thomas Campbell, poet (Ye Mariners of England), dies at 66 in the year 1844.
Jun 15 In the year 1844 vulcanised rubber patented by Charles Goodyear
Jun 21 Ernest F Cambier, Belgian colonial pioneer (1st railway Congo) on this day in history.
Jun 22 In the year 1844 influential North American fraternity Delta Kappa Epsilon is founded at Yale University.
Jun 25 In the year 1844 john Tyler took Julia Gardiner as his bride, thus becoming the first U.S. President to marry while in office.
Jun 26 In the year 1844 uS pres John Tyler marries Julia Gardiner in NYC
Jun 27 On this day in history hyrum Smith, founder/leader (Mormon Church), shot by mob in Carthage Ill
Jun 27 On this day in history the birth of Joseph Smith, Founder of the Mormon church
Jul 01 Verney L Cameroon, English explorer (Tanganyika) on this day in history.
Jul 03 The last pair of Great Auks is killed on this day in history.
Jul 08 On this day in history mary Johnson Lincoln, educator (Boston Cooking School)
Jul 11 In the year 1844 peter I Karadjordjevic, King of Serbia/Yugoslavia
Jul 12 In the year 1844 charles-Louis Panckoucke, French publisher, dies at 63
Jul 13 On this day in history johann Gansbacher, composer, dies at 66
Jul 19 Heinrich Domnich, composer, dies at 77 on this day in history.
Jul 22 William Archibald Spooner, London, reverend/inventor (spoonerisms) in the year 1844.
Jul 23 In the year 1844 christian Gobrecht, 4th US chief engraver (1840-44), dies in office