Historical Events In 1844
Friday, 14 August 2020
May 24 Samuel FB Morse taps out "What hath God wrought" (1st telegraph msg) on this day in history.
May 24 The Baltimore Patriot carries the first-ever telegraphed news dispatch (received from Washington, D C ) in the year 1844.
May 24 On this day in history 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 In the year 1844 leon Felix Augustin Joseph Vasseur, composer
May 30 On this day in history louis Varney, composer
Jun 01 Galusha Pennypacker, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1916 in the year 1844.
Jun 03 On this day in history 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 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.") in the year 1844.
Jun 06 On this day in history young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) forms in London
Jun 06 Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) founded in London in the year 1844.
Jun 10 J Albert Neuhuys, Dutch painter (Haagse school) on this day in history.
Jun 14 Edouard Naville, Swiss egyptologist in the year 1844.
Jun 15 Charles Goodyear receives a patent for his process to strengthen rubber in the year 1844.
Jun 15 In the year 1844 goodyear patents vulcanization of rubber
Jun 15 Thomas Campbell, poet (Ye Mariners of England), dies at 66 in the year 1844.
Jun 15 In the year 1844 vulcanised rubber patented by Charles Goodyear
Jun 21 Ernest F Cambier, Belgian colonial pioneer (1st railway Congo) in the year 1844.
Jun 22 In the year 1844 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 in the year 1844.
Jun 26 On this day in history uS pres John Tyler marries Julia Gardiner in NYC
Jun 27 Hyrum Smith, founder/leader (Mormon Church), shot by mob in Carthage Ill on this day in history.
Jun 27 In the year 1844 the birth of Joseph Smith, Founder of the Mormon church
Jul 01 On this day in history verney L Cameroon, English explorer (Tanganyika)
Jul 03 The last pair of Great Auks is killed on this day in history.
Jul 08 Mary Johnson Lincoln, educator (Boston Cooking School) in the year 1844.
Jul 11 Peter I Karadjordjevic, King of Serbia/Yugoslavia in the year 1844.
Jul 12 On this day in history charles-Louis Panckoucke, French publisher, dies at 63
Jul 13 Johann Gansbacher, composer, dies at 66 on this day in history.
Jul 19 Heinrich Domnich, composer, dies at 77 on this day in history.
Jul 22 William Archibald Spooner, London, reverend/inventor (spoonerisms) in the year 1844.
Jul 23 In the year 1844 christian Gobrecht, 4th US chief engraver (1840-44), dies in office