Historical Events In May - 24
Friday, 03 July 2020
1829 On May - 24 pope Pius VIII issues his program for the pontificate
1829 On this day in history pope Pius VIII issues his program for pontificate
1830 On this day in history "Mary Had A Little Lamb" is written
1830 On this day in history the first passenger rail service in US (Baltimore & Elliots Mill, Maryland)
1830 On May - 24 the first U S passenger railroad begins service between Baltimore and Elliott's Mills, Maryland
1830 "Mary Had A Little Lamb," is written on this day in history.
1831 Richard Hoffman, composer on May - 24.
1831 On May - 24 benjamin Carr, composer, dies at 62
1832 On May - 24 the First Kingdom of Greece is declared in the London Conference.
1838 Paul Laband, German lawyer on May - 24.
1840 On May - 24 frederick Walker, painter
1841 Charles Napier Henry, painter on May - 24.
1844 On May - 24 samuel F B Morse opens America's first telegraph line between Washington, D C and Baltimore, MD with the message "What hath God wrought!"
1844 On May - 24 the Baltimore Patriot carries the first-ever telegraphed news dispatch (received from Washington, D C )
1844 On May - 24 samuel FB Morse taps out "What hath God wrought" (1st telegraph msg)
1844 William Crockford, clubman/gambler, dies on May - 24.
1846 General Zachary Taylor captures Monterrey in Méxican War on this day in history.
1846 On this day in history gen Zachary Taylor captures Monterey in Mexican War
1850 On May - 24 ernest Albert Waterlow, water-color painter
1850 Jane Porter, novelist (Scottish Chiefs), dies at 74 on this day in history.
1851 On this day in history stanko Vraz, [Jakob Frass], Slavic poet (Grammatica), dies at 40
1852 On May - 24 robert Bontine Cunninghame Graham, author/politician
1854 Anthony Burns, slave, arrested by US Deputy marshals in Boston on this day in history.
1854 On May - 24 lincoln University, Pennsylvania, first Black college in US forms by Prebyts
1854 Louis Mountbatten, admiral (WW I) on May - 24.
1855 On May - 24 arthur Wing Pinero, British playwright
1856 On May - 24 pottawatomie Massacre took place in Kansas
1858 On this day in history johan C Braakensiek, political cartoonist (Green Amsterdammer)
1861 Alexandria VA occupied by Federal troops on this day in history.
1861 On May - 24 major General Benjamin Butler declares slaves "contraband of war"
1861 On this day in history alexandria, VA occupied by Federal troops
1861 Elmer Ellsworth, US warrior (Chicago Zouaves), shot to death at 23 on this day in history.
1862 On this day in history westminster Bridge across Thames opens
1862 Beardslee field telegraph used for 1st time on May - 24.