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Historical Events In 1844

Thursday, 17 June 2021

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

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

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   In the year 1844 samuel F.B. Morse completes first telegraph line  

May 28   Leon Felix Augustin Joseph Vasseur, composer in the year 1844.  

May 30   Louis Varney, composer on this day in history.  

Jun 01   In the year 1844 galusha Pennypacker, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1916  

Jun 03   Detlev [Freiherr Friedrich A von] Liliencron, German poet on this day in history.  

Jun 03   On this day in history louis-Antoine, the Bourbon, French duke of Angouleme, dies  

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   In the year 1844 young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) forms in London  

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   On this day in history 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) on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history hyrum Smith, founder/leader (Mormon Church), shot by mob in Carthage Ill  

Jun 27   On this day in history the birth of Joseph Smith, Founder of the Mormon church  

Jul 01   Verney L Cameroon, English explorer (Tanganyika) on this day in history.  

Jul 03   The last pair of Great Auks is killed on this day in history.  

Jul 08   On this day in history mary Johnson Lincoln, educator (Boston Cooking School)  

Jul 11   In the year 1844 peter I Karadjordjevic, King of Serbia/Yugoslavia  

Jul 12   In the year 1844 charles-Louis Panckoucke, French publisher, dies at 63  

Jul 13   On this day in history johann Gansbacher, composer, dies at 66  

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   Thomas H Rollinson, composer was born in the year 1844.  

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

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

Jan 16   Ismail Qemali, Albanian nationalist (d. 1919) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 20   Johan Peter Selmer, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 25   In the year 1844 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 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   In the year 1844 death of henri Gratien, Comte Bertrand, French general (b. 1773)  

Feb 04   On this day in history willem de Clerq, Dutch merchant/literary, dies at 49  

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

Feb 16   In the year 1844 death of joseph Crosfield, English soap and alkali manufacturer (b. 1792)  

Feb 27   Nicholas Biddle, US lawyer/diplomat/statesman/financier, dies at 85 on this day in history.  

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

Feb 29   Thaddaus Weigl, composer, dies at 67 in the year 1844.  

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