June 1844 in History

Events in History

  • Jun 6 Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) forms in London

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 15 Charles Goodyear patents the vulcanization of rubber

  • Jun 22 Influential North American fraternity Delta Kappa Epsilon is founded at Yale University.

Birthdays in History

  • Jun 1 Galusha Pennypacker, Bvt Major General (Union Army), (d. 1916)
  • Jun 1 John J. Toffey, American Civil War hero (d. 1911)
  • Jun 3 Detlev [Freiherr Friedrich A von] Liliencron, German poet
  • Jun 3 Garret Augustus Hobart, (R) 24th US VP (1897-99)
  • Jun 6 Konstantin Savitsky, Russian painter (d. 1905)
  • Jun 10 J Albert Neuhuys, Dutch painter (Haagse school)
  • Jun 10 Karl Hagenbeck, German animal trainer (Von Tieren und Menschen)
  • Jun 14 Edouard Naville, Swiss egyptologist
  • Jun 21 Ernest F Cambier, Belgian colonial pioneer (1st railway Congo)

Weddings in History


HeartWedding of Interest

Jun 26 10th US President John Tyler marries 2nd wife Julia Gardiner in NYC, 1st president to marry while in office

10th US President John Tyler
10th US President
John Tyler

Deaths in History

  • Jun 3 Louis-Antoine Bourbon, French duke of Angouleme, dies
  • Jun 15 Thomas Campbell, poet (Ye Mariners of England), dies at 66
  • Jun 19 √Čtienne Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, French naturalist (b. 1772)
  • Jun 27 Hyrum Smith, founder/leader (Mormon Church), shot by mob in Carthage Ill

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Jun 27 Joseph Smith Jr, founder/leader (Mormon Church), shot by mob at 38

Religious Leader Joseph Smith Jr
Religious Leader
Joseph Smith Jr