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Historical Events In 1844

Sunday, 24 May 2020

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

May 24   In the year 1844 the Baltimore Patriot carries the first-ever telegraphed news dispatch (received from Washington, D C )  

May 24   In the year 1844 william Crockford, clubman/gambler, dies  

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

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   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 in the year 1844.  

Jun 03   Louis-Antoine, the Bourbon, French duke of Angouleme, dies in the year 1844.  

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 in the year 1844.  

Jun 06   In the year 1844 young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) founded in London  

Jun 10   J Albert Neuhuys, Dutch painter (Haagse school) on this day in history.  

Jun 14   Edouard Naville, Swiss egyptologist on this day in history.  

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

Jun 15   In the year 1844 goodyear patents vulcanization of rubber  

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 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1844.  

Jun 25   On this day in history john Tyler took Julia Gardiner as his bride, thus becoming the first U.S. President to marry while in office.  

Jun 26   On this day in history 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   In the year 1844 verney L Cameroon, English explorer (Tanganyika)  

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

Jul 08   In the year 1844 mary Johnson Lincoln, educator (Boston Cooking School)  

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

Jul 12   Charles-Louis Panckoucke, French publisher, dies at 63 on this day in history.  

Jul 13   Johann Gansbacher, composer, dies at 66 in the year 1844.  

Jul 19   In the year 1844 heinrich Domnich, composer, dies at 77  

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

Jul 23   Christian Gobrecht, 4th US chief engraver (1840-44), dies in office in the year 1844.  

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

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

Jan 25   Frederick E Kitziger, composer was born in the year 1844.  

Jan 30   In the year 1844 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   In the year 1844 joseph Mazzinghi, composer, dies at 78  

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

Feb 04   On this day in history 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   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   Thaddaus Weigl, composer, dies at 67 on this day in history.  

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