What Happened on May 24, 1844

Historical Events

1st Telegraph Message

Samuel Morse taps out "What hath God wrought" in the world's first telegraph message

Famous Deaths

  • William Crockford, clubman/gambler, dies
1844 Highlights

About May 24, 1844

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 179 years, 4 months and 3 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Gemini