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Historical Events In 1844

Wednesday, 29 January 2020

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   On this day in history william Crockford, clubman/gambler, dies  

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

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   Louis Varney, composer on this day in history.  

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

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   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.") on this day in history.  

Jun 06   On this day in history young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) forms in London  

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

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   On this day in history charles Goodyear receives a patent for his process to strengthen rubber.  

Jun 15   On this day in history goodyear patents vulcanization of rubber  

Jun 15   In the year 1844 thomas Campbell, poet (Ye Mariners of England), dies at 66  

Jun 15   Vulcanised rubber patented by Charles Goodyear in the year 1844.  

Jun 21   On this day in history 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   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   US pres John Tyler marries Julia Gardiner in NYC on this day in history.  

Jun 27   Hyrum Smith, founder/leader (Mormon Church), shot by mob in Carthage Ill in the year 1844.  

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

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

Jul 11   Peter I Karadjordjevic, King of Serbia/Yugoslavia in the year 1844.  

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

Jul 13   In the year 1844 johann Gansbacher, composer, dies at 66  

Jul 19   In the year 1844 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   Thomas H Rollinson, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 07   Marie-Bernarde Soubirous, [St Bernadette of Lourdes], saint/visionary was born in the year 1844.  

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

Jan 16   Ismail Qemali, Albanian nationalist (d. 1919) was born in the year 1844.  

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

Jan 25   Frederick E Kitziger, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 30   In the year 1844 birth of moritz F Freiherr von Bissing, German gen/gov-gen of Belgium (1914-17)  

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

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

Feb 16   On this day in history death of joseph Crosfield, English soap and alkali manufacturer (b. 1792)  

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

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