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Historical Events In 1844

Tuesday, 22 October 2019

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   In the year 1844 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   On this day in history leon Felix Augustin Joseph Vasseur, composer  

May 30   Louis Varney, composer in the year 1844.  

Jun 01   Galusha Pennypacker, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1916 on this day in history.  

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 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   On this day in history young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) founded in London  

Jun 10   J Albert Neuhuys, Dutch painter (Haagse school) on this day in history.  

Jun 14   In the year 1844 edouard Naville, Swiss egyptologist  

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   Thomas Campbell, poet (Ye Mariners of England), dies at 66 in the year 1844.  

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

Jun 21   In the year 1844 ernest F Cambier, Belgian colonial pioneer (1st railway Congo)  

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

Jun 25   On this day in history 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   On this day in history hyrum Smith, founder/leader (Mormon Church), shot by mob in Carthage Ill  

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

Jul 01   Verney L Cameroon, English explorer (Tanganyika) in the year 1844.  

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

Jul 08   In the year 1844 mary Johnson Lincoln, educator (Boston Cooking School)  

Jul 11   Peter I Karadjordjevic, King of Serbia/Yugoslavia in the year 1844.  

Jul 12   Charles-Louis Panckoucke, French publisher, dies at 63 in the year 1844.  

Jul 13   Johann Gansbacher, composer, dies at 66 on this day in history.  

Jul 19   Heinrich Domnich, composer, dies at 77 in the year 1844.  

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

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

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Famous Birthdays In 1844

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 04   Thomas H Rollinson, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 07   Marie-Bernarde Soubirous, [St Bernadette of Lourdes], saint/visionary was born on this day in history.  

Jan 14   On this day in history birth of clara Kathleen Rogers, composer  

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

Jan 20   In the year 1844 birth of johan Peter Selmer, composer  

Jan 25   On this day in history birth of frederick E Kitziger, composer  

Jan 30   On this day in history birth of moritz F Freiherr von Bissing, German gen/gov-gen of Belgium (1914-17)  

Feb 01   On this day in history birth of eduard Adolf Strasburger, German botanist (Angiospermen)  

Famous Deaths In 1844

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 15   In the year 1844 joseph Mazzinghi, composer, dies at 78  

Jan 31   Henri Gratien, Comte Bertrand, French general (b. 1773) died in the year 1844.  

Feb 04   Willem de Clerq, Dutch merchant/literary, dies at 49 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 16   In the year 1844 death of joseph Crosfield, English soap and alkali manufacturer (b. 1792)  

Feb 27   On this day in history nicholas Biddle, US lawyer/diplomat/statesman/financier, dies at 85  

Feb 28   On this day in history abel P Upshur, Secretary of State, dies in explosion on USS Princeton  

Feb 29   Thaddaus Weigl, composer, dies at 67 in the year 1844.  

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