Historical Events In 1844
Saturday, 23 February 2019
May 24 On this day in history 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 William Crockford, clubman/gambler, dies in the year 1844.
May 25 In the year 1844 1st telegraphed news dispatch is published in Baltimore Patriot
May 27 In the year 1844 samuel F.B. Morse completes first telegraph line
May 28 In the year 1844 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 in the year 1844.
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 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 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 In the year 1844 charles Goodyear receives a patent for his process to strengthen rubber.
Jun 15 In the year 1844 goodyear patents vulcanization of rubber
Jun 15 On this day in history thomas Campbell, poet (Ye Mariners of England), dies at 66
Jun 15 Vulcanised rubber patented by Charles Goodyear on this day in history.
Jun 21 Ernest F Cambier, Belgian colonial pioneer (1st railway Congo) on this day in history.
Jun 22 On this day in history influential North American fraternity Delta Kappa Epsilon is founded at Yale University.
Jun 25 John Tyler took Julia Gardiner as his bride, thus becoming the first U.S. President to marry while in office on this day in history.
Jun 26 In the year 1844 uS pres John Tyler marries Julia Gardiner in NYC
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 In the year 1844 verney L Cameroon, English explorer (Tanganyika)
Jul 03 In the year 1844 the last pair of Great Auks is killed.
Jul 08 On this day in history mary Johnson Lincoln, educator (Boston Cooking School)
Jul 11 Peter I Karadjordjevic, King of Serbia/Yugoslavia on this day in history.
Jul 12 In the year 1844 charles-Louis Panckoucke, French publisher, dies at 63
Jul 13 Johann Gansbacher, composer, dies at 66 on this day in history.
Jul 19 On this day in history heinrich Domnich, composer, dies at 77
Jul 22 William Archibald Spooner, London, reverend/inventor (spoonerisms) on this day in history.
Jul 23 In the year 1844 christian Gobrecht, 4th US chief engraver (1840-44), dies in office