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Historical Events In 1844

Wednesday, 26 June 2019

May 24   Samuel FB Morse taps out "What hath God wrought" (1st telegraph msg) in the year 1844.  

May 24   The Baltimore Patriot carries the first-ever telegraphed news dispatch (received from Washington, D C ) on this day in history.  

May 24   On this day in history william Crockford, clubman/gambler, dies  

May 25   On this day in history 1st telegraphed news dispatch is published in Baltimore Patriot  

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   On this day in history louis Varney, composer  

Jun 01   Galusha Pennypacker, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1916 on this day in history.  

Jun 03   On this day in history detlev [Freiherr Friedrich A von] Liliencron, German poet  

Jun 03   In the year 1844 louis-Antoine, the Bourbon, French duke of Angouleme, dies  

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   Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) forms in London on this day in history.  

Jun 06   Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) founded in London on this day in history.  

Jun 10   On this day in history j Albert Neuhuys, Dutch painter (Haagse school)  

Jun 14   Edouard Naville, Swiss egyptologist in the year 1844.  

Jun 15   In the year 1844 charles Goodyear receives a patent for his process to strengthen rubber.  

Jun 15   Goodyear patents vulcanization of rubber on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1844.  

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   In the year 1844 john Tyler took Julia Gardiner as his bride, thus becoming the first U.S. President to marry while in office.  

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 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history the last pair of Great Auks is killed.  

Jul 08   Mary Johnson Lincoln, educator (Boston Cooking School) on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1844.  

Jul 19   Heinrich Domnich, composer, dies at 77 in the year 1844.  

Jul 22   William Archibald Spooner, London, reverend/inventor (spoonerisms) in the year 1844.  

Jul 23   On this day in history 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 in the year 1844.  

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

Jan 14   Clara Kathleen Rogers, composer was born in the year 1844.  

Jan 16   Ismail Qemali, Albanian nationalist (d. 1919) was born in the year 1844.  

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

Jan 25   Frederick E Kitziger, composer was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history joseph Mazzinghi, composer, dies at 78  

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

Feb 04   Willem de Clerq, Dutch merchant/literary, dies at 49 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 16   On this day in history death of joseph Crosfield, English soap and alkali manufacturer (b. 1792)  

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 in the year 1844.  

Feb 29   In the year 1844 thaddaus Weigl, composer, dies at 67  

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