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Historical Events In 1844

Wednesday, 24 April 2019

May 24   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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

May 27   On this day in history samuel F.B. Morse completes first telegraph line  

May 28   Leon Felix Augustin Joseph Vasseur, composer on this day in history.  

May 30   In the year 1844 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   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   On this day in history young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) founded in London  

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

Jun 14   On this day in history edouard Naville, Swiss egyptologist  

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   Vulcanised rubber patented by Charles Goodyear in the year 1844.  

Jun 21   In the year 1844 ernest F Cambier, Belgian colonial pioneer (1st railway Congo)  

Jun 22   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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

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) in the year 1844.  

Jul 11   Peter I Karadjordjevic, King of Serbia/Yugoslavia on this day in history.  

Jul 12   Charles-Louis Panckoucke, French publisher, dies at 63 in the year 1844.  

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   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   In the year 1844 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   Clara Kathleen Rogers, composer was born on this day in history.  

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

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   In the year 1844 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 in the year 1844.  

Famous Deaths In 1844

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 15   Joseph Mazzinghi, composer, dies at 78 in the year 1844.  

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 on this day in history.  

Feb 16   Joseph Crosfield, English soap and alkali manufacturer (b. 1792) died on this day in history.  

Feb 27   On this day in history nicholas Biddle, US lawyer/diplomat/statesman/financier, dies at 85  

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

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

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