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Historical Events In 1844

Friday, 23 August 2019

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

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 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1844 leon Felix Augustin Joseph Vasseur, composer  

May 30   Louis Varney, composer in the year 1844.  

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

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   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   On this day in history young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) forms in London  

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   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   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 in the year 1844.  

Jun 21   Ernest F Cambier, Belgian colonial pioneer (1st railway Congo) in the year 1844.  

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   Hyrum Smith, founder/leader (Mormon Church), shot by mob in Carthage Ill on this day in history.  

Jun 27   In the year 1844 the birth of Joseph Smith, Founder of the Mormon church  

Jul 01   On this day in history verney L Cameroon, English explorer (Tanganyika)  

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

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

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

Jul 12   On this day in history charles-Louis Panckoucke, French publisher, dies at 63  

Jul 13   On this day in history 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   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   In the year 1844 birth of thomas H Rollinson, composer  

Jan 07   In the year 1844 birth of marie-Bernarde Soubirous, [St Bernadette of Lourdes], saint/visionary  

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   In the year 1844 birth of johan Peter Selmer, composer  

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   On this day in history 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   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 in the year 1844.  

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   Nicholas Biddle, US lawyer/diplomat/statesman/financier, dies at 85 in the year 1844.  

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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