On This Day

What Happened on May 1, 1844

Historical Events


Electoral defeatPresidential Convention

Whig convention nominates Henry Clay as presidential candidate

Legislator and Orator Henry Clay
Legislator and Orator
Henry Clay

1844 Highlights

About May 1, 1844

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 176 years, 8 months and 26 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Taurus