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Historical Events In 1844

Wednesday, 12 December 2018

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 ) in the year 1844.  

May 24   William Crockford, clubman/gambler, dies in the year 1844.  

May 25   1st telegraphed news dispatch is published in Baltimore Patriot in the year 1844.  

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   On this day in history galusha Pennypacker, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1916  

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   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 on this day in history.  

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

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   Charles Goodyear receives a patent for his process to strengthen rubber in the year 1844.  

Jun 15   Goodyear patents vulcanization of rubber in the year 1844.  

Jun 15   Thomas Campbell, poet (Ye Mariners of England), dies at 66 on this day in history.  

Jun 15   On this day in history vulcanised rubber patented by Charles Goodyear  

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 on this day in history.  

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   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   Verney L Cameroon, English explorer (Tanganyika) in the year 1844.  

Jul 03   The last pair of Great Auks is killed in the year 1844.  

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   In the year 1844 johann Gansbacher, composer, dies at 66  

Jul 19   On this day in history heinrich Domnich, composer, dies at 77  

Jul 22   On this day in history william Archibald Spooner, London, reverend/inventor (spoonerisms)  

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   In the year 1844 birth of thomas H Rollinson, composer  

Jan 07   On this day in history birth of marie-Bernarde Soubirous, [St Bernadette of Lourdes], saint/visionary  

Jan 14   In the year 1844 birth of clara Kathleen Rogers, composer  

Jan 16   In the year 1844 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   Moritz F Freiherr von Bissing, German gen/gov-gen of Belgium (1914-17) was born on this day in history.  

Feb 01   Eduard Adolf Strasburger, German botanist (Angiospermen) was born in the year 1844.  

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 in the year 1844.  

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

Feb 15   Henry Addington Lord Sidmouth, Brit premier (1801-04), dies at 86 in the year 1844.  

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   On this day in history thaddaus Weigl, composer, dies at 67  

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