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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  

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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   On this day in history birth of marie-Bernarde Soubirous, [St Bernadette of Lourdes], saint/visionary  

Jan 14   Clara Kathleen Rogers, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 16   In the year 1844 birth of ismail Qemali, Albanian nationalist (d. 1919)  

Jan 20   Johan Peter Selmer, composer was born in the year 1844.  

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   In the year 1844 birth of eduard Adolf Strasburger, German botanist (Angiospermen)  

Famous Deaths In 1844

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 15   Joseph Mazzinghi, composer, dies at 78 in the year 1844.  

Jan 31   In the year 1844 death of henri Gratien, Comte Bertrand, French general (b. 1773)  

Feb 04   In the year 1844 willem de Clerq, Dutch merchant/literary, dies at 49  

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

Feb 16   Joseph Crosfield, English soap and alkali manufacturer (b. 1792) died in the year 1844.  

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

Feb 28   In the year 1844 abel P Upshur, Secretary of State, dies in explosion on USS Princeton  

Feb 29   Thaddaus Weigl, composer, dies at 67 on this day in history.  

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