Historical Events In 1844
Sunday, 24 May 2020
May 24 Samuel FB Morse taps out "What hath God wrought" (1st telegraph msg) in the year 1844.
May 24 In the year 1844 the Baltimore Patriot carries the first-ever telegraphed news dispatch (received from Washington, D C )
May 24 In the year 1844 william Crockford, clubman/gambler, dies
May 25 1st telegraphed news dispatch is published in Baltimore Patriot on this day in history.
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 Louis Varney, composer on this day in history.
Jun 01 In the year 1844 galusha Pennypacker, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1916
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 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 in the year 1844.
Jun 06 In the year 1844 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 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 Thomas Campbell, poet (Ye Mariners of England), dies at 66 on this day in history.
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 Influential North American fraternity Delta Kappa Epsilon is founded at Yale University in the year 1844.
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 On this day in history 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 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 In the year 1844 mary Johnson Lincoln, educator (Boston Cooking School)
Jul 11 Peter I Karadjordjevic, King of Serbia/Yugoslavia on this day in history.
Jul 12 Charles-Louis Panckoucke, French publisher, dies at 63 on this day in history.
Jul 13 Johann Gansbacher, composer, dies at 66 in the year 1844.
Jul 19 In the year 1844 heinrich Domnich, composer, dies at 77
Jul 22 William Archibald Spooner, London, reverend/inventor (spoonerisms) in the year 1844.
Jul 23 Christian Gobrecht, 4th US chief engraver (1840-44), dies in office in the year 1844.