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