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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  

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Famous Birthdays In 1844

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of thomas H Rollinson, composer  

Jan 07   Marie-Bernarde Soubirous, [St Bernadette of Lourdes], saint/visionary was born on this day in history.  

Jan 14   On this day in history birth of clara Kathleen Rogers, composer  

Jan 16   On this day in history birth of ismail Qemali, Albanian nationalist (d. 1919)  

Jan 20   On this day in history birth of johan Peter Selmer, composer  

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   Eduard Adolf Strasburger, German botanist (Angiospermen) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1844

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 15   Joseph Mazzinghi, composer, dies at 78 on this day in history.  

Jan 31   Henri Gratien, Comte Bertrand, French general (b. 1773) died on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1844 nicholas Biddle, US lawyer/diplomat/statesman/financier, dies at 85  

Feb 28   Abel P Upshur, Secretary of State, dies in explosion on USS Princeton on this day in history.  

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

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