Historical Events In 1844
Wednesday, 12 December 2018
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 ) in the year 1844.
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 Samuel F.B. Morse completes first telegraph line in the year 1844.
May 28 Leon Felix Augustin Joseph Vasseur, composer in the year 1844.
May 30 On this day in history louis Varney, composer
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 on this day in history.
Jun 06 In the year 1844 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 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 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 Goodyear patents vulcanization of rubber in the year 1844.
Jun 15 Thomas Campbell, poet (Ye Mariners of England), dies at 66 on this day in history.
Jun 15 On this day in history vulcanised rubber patented by Charles Goodyear
Jun 21 In the year 1844 ernest F Cambier, Belgian colonial pioneer (1st railway Congo)
Jun 22 Influential North American fraternity Delta Kappa Epsilon is founded at Yale University on this day in history.
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 In the year 1844 hyrum Smith, founder/leader (Mormon Church), shot by mob in Carthage Ill
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 The last pair of Great Auks is killed in the year 1844.
Jul 08 Mary Johnson Lincoln, educator (Boston Cooking School) in the year 1844.
Jul 11 Peter I Karadjordjevic, King of Serbia/Yugoslavia in the year 1844.
Jul 12 On this day in history charles-Louis Panckoucke, French publisher, dies at 63
Jul 13 In the year 1844 johann Gansbacher, composer, dies at 66
Jul 19 On this day in history 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