What Happened in 1844

Significant Events

  • May 24 Samuel Morse taps out "What hath God wrought" in the world's 1st telegraph message
More Historical Events

World Leaders in 1844

Famous People in 1844

Famous Weddings

  • Jun 26 10th US President John Tyler marries 2nd wife Julia Gardiner in NYC, 1st president to marry while in office
  • Sep 29 Politician Boss Tweed (21) weds Mary Jane C Skaden