Historical Events In 1844
Wednesday, 29 January 2020
May 24 In the year 1844 samuel FB Morse taps out "What hath God wrought" (1st telegraph msg)
May 24 The Baltimore Patriot carries the first-ever telegraphed news dispatch (received from Washington, D C ) in the year 1844.
May 24 On this day in history william Crockford, clubman/gambler, dies
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 Leon Felix Augustin Joseph Vasseur, composer on this day in history.
May 30 Louis Varney, composer on this day in history.
Jun 01 Galusha Pennypacker, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1916 in the year 1844.
Jun 03 Detlev [Freiherr Friedrich A von] Liliencron, German poet in the year 1844.
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 On this day in history young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) forms in London
Jun 06 In the year 1844 young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) founded in London
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 On this day in history charles Goodyear receives a patent for his process to strengthen rubber.
Jun 15 On this day in history goodyear patents vulcanization of rubber
Jun 15 In the year 1844 thomas Campbell, poet (Ye Mariners of England), dies at 66
Jun 15 Vulcanised rubber patented by Charles Goodyear in the year 1844.
Jun 21 On this day in history ernest F Cambier, Belgian colonial pioneer (1st railway Congo)
Jun 22 Influential North American fraternity Delta Kappa Epsilon is founded at Yale University in the year 1844.
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 US pres John Tyler marries Julia Gardiner in NYC on this day in history.
Jun 27 Hyrum Smith, founder/leader (Mormon Church), shot by mob in Carthage Ill in the year 1844.
Jun 27 The birth of Joseph Smith, Founder of the Mormon church on this day in history.
Jul 01 Verney L Cameroon, English explorer (Tanganyika) in the year 1844.
Jul 03 In the year 1844 the last pair of Great Auks is killed.
Jul 08 Mary Johnson Lincoln, educator (Boston Cooking School) on this day in history.
Jul 11 Peter I Karadjordjevic, King of Serbia/Yugoslavia in the year 1844.
Jul 12 Charles-Louis Panckoucke, French publisher, dies at 63 on this day in history.
Jul 13 In the year 1844 johann Gansbacher, composer, dies at 66
Jul 19 In the year 1844 heinrich Domnich, composer, dies at 77
Jul 22 On this day in history william Archibald Spooner, London, reverend/inventor (spoonerisms)
Jul 23 On this day in history christian Gobrecht, 4th US chief engraver (1840-44), dies in office