On This Day

What Happened on June 15, 1844

Historical Events


InventionHistoric Invention

Charles Goodyear patents the vulcanization of rubber

Chemist and Inventor Charles Goodyear
Chemist and Inventor
Charles Goodyear

Famous Deaths

  • Thomas Campbell, Scottish poet (Ye Mariners of England), dies at 66
1844 Highlights

About June 15, 1844

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 176 years, 4 months and 5 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Gemini