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For the game, see: 1844.

Year 1844 (MDCCCXLIV) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian Calendar (or a leap year starting on Saturday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar).

Events of 1844Edit

January - MarchEdit

USS Princeton (1843)

February 28: USS Princeton deaths.

April - JuneEdit

Samuel morse telegraph

May 24 - First telegram sent.

July - SeptemberEdit


June 15: Charles Goodyear.


July 3: Great Auk.

October - DecemberEdit



1844 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1844

Ab urbe condita 2597
Armenian calendar 1293
Bahá'í calendar 0 – 1
Buddhist calendar 2388
Coptic calendar 1560 – 1561
Ethiopian calendar 1836 – 1837
Hebrew calendar 5604 5605
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1899 – 1900
 - Shaka Samvat 1766 – 1767
 - Kali Yuga 4945 – 4946
Holocene calendar 11844
Iranian calendar 1222 – 1223
Islamic calendar 1259 – 1260
Japanese calendar Tenpō 15

(天保 15 年)

— changed to —
Kōka 1

(弘化 元年)

 - Imperial Year Kōki 2504
Julian calendar 1889
Korean calendar 4177
Thai solar calendar 2387

January - JuneEdit

July - DecemberEdit

See also 1844 births.


January - JuneEdit

July - DecemberEdit

People of the year 1844 at Familypedia

219 people were born in 1844

 FatherMotherAge mother at birth
Margaret Aberdein (1844-1903)John Aberdein (1815-1880)Elizabeth Watt (1815-1897)
Rufus Columbus Buleson Adair (1844-1847)Samuel Jefferson Adair (1806-1889)Jemima Catherina Mangum (1809-1848)
Henry Daniel Adams (1844-1920)Henry Adams (1797-1866)Elizabeth Clarke (1822-1870)
Emily Albury (1844-1917)John Albury (1823-1855)Mary Ann Masters (1822-1901)
Calpernia P. Alford (1844-1916)William Alford (c1800-)Eveline Ginn
Mary Adaline Allred (1844-1914)William Moore Allred (1819-1901)Orissa Angela Bates (1823-1878)
William Andrews (c1844-1928)
John Vaughan Apthorp (1844-1940)Harrison Otis Apthorp (1809-1883)Helen Maria Clark (1818-1891)
Jane Aris (1844-1895)William Aris (1801-1867)Patience Usher (1805-1873)
Jane Ann Baker (1844-1918)William Baker (1822-1907)Julia Ann Scanlin (c1824-1885)
Mary Gabriella Bankston (1844-1922)Levi Harrison Bankston (1816-1900)Sarah Magee (1821-1900)
Walter Baring (1844-1915)Henry Baring (1776-1848)Cecilia Anne Windham (1803-1874)
Rose Isabella Barton (1844-1893)Robert Johnston Barton (1809-1863)Emily Mary Darvall (1817-1909)
Thomas Ascott Bassett (1844-1916)John Bassett (bef1844-)Anne unknown (bef1844-)
Henry Alfred Bayliss (1844-1934)John Baylis (1808-1880)Priscilla Tuzo (1815-1901)
... further results

132 children were born to the 97 women born in 1844

90 people died in 1844

 FatherMotherAge at death
Samuel Adair (1843-1844)Thomas Jefferson Adair (1814-1895)Frances Rogers (1818-1847)
Auckie Alberts (1797-1844)Liekle Alberts (1768-1828)Antje Pieters (c1769-1830)
Eliab Alden (1761-1844)Joseph Alden (1716-1787)Hannah Hall (1728-1766)83
Lewis Allen (1783-1844)Thomas Allen (1755-1842)Amelia Taber (1758-1838)61
Samuel Arbuthnot (1759-1844)85
John Auber (1783-1844)Samuel Auber (1750-1827)Elizabeth Newman (c1753-)
Elijah Baker (1820-1844)Elijah Baker (1782-1842)Betsey Unknown (1784-1845)
Abraham Beaulieu (1822-1844)
Jan Willem Beltman (1795-1844)Albert BeltmanAnna Krosman (c1761-1846)
Gerrit Blokhuis (1842-1844)Peter Blokhuis (c1806-)Petronella van Rijn (c1809-1848)2
Joseph I of Spain (1768-1844)Carlo Buonaparte (1746-1785)Letizia Ramolino (1750-1836)76
Louis Bonaparte (1779-1844)Carlo Buonaparte (1746-1785)Maria Letizia Ramolino (1750-1836)66
Richard Bootle-Wilbraham (1801-1844)Edward Bootle-Wilbraham, 1st Baron Skelmersdale (1771-1853)Mary Elizabeth Taylor (-1840)43
Asa Brigham (1788-1844)Lewis Brigham (1756-1803)Mary Rice (1767-1797)56
Mary Brown (1761-1844)83
... further results

9662 people lived in 1844

Adrianus Aalders (c1779-1861)Hendrik AaldersMaria van den Spek
Cornelis Aangeenbrug (1802-1861)Johannes Aangeenbrug (1773)Trijntje Johannesdr de Graaff (c1777)
Pieter Aangeenbrug (1834-1908)Cornelis Aangeenbrug (1802-1861)Geertje Pietersdr van der Neut (1801-c1835)
Hendrina Aarts (1805-1876)Godefridus Aarts (1778-1826)Elisabeth Damen (1787-1848)
Cornelia Ariens Abbenes (1795-1858)Arien Ariensz Abbenes (c1740-1806)Antje Jacobs Krijnen (c1757-1814)
Abiel Abbot (1765-1859)Abiel Abbot (1741-1809)Dorcas Abbot (1744-1829)
Anne Wales Abbot (1808-1908)Abiel Abbot (1770-1828)Eunice Wales (1772-1831)
Elizabeth Abbot (1766-1853)John Abbot (1735-1818)Abigail Abbot (1734-1807)
Ezra Abbot (1772-1847)Abiel Abbot (1741-1809)Dorcas Abbot (1744-1829)
Hannah Abbot (1789-1871)William Abbot (1748-1793)Phebe Ballard (1752-1846)
Harris Abbot (1812-1884)Ezra Abbot (1772-1847)Rebekah Hale (1781-1860)
Henry Palmer Abbott (1827-1903)Thomas Abbott (c1774-1855)Eleanor Kingsmill (c1787-1873)
John Joseph Caldwell Abbott (1821-1893)Joseph Abbott (c1790-1862)Harriet Bradford (c1800-1873)
John Kingsmill Abbott (1805-1847)Thomas Abbott (c1774-1855)Eleanor Kingsmill (c1787-1873)
Joseph Palmer Abbott (1842-1901)John Kingsmill Abbott (1805-1847)Frances Amanda Brady (1821-1902)
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Events of the year 1844 at FamilypediaEdit

170 people were married in 1844.

 Joined with
Adeline Brooks Andrus (1813-1898)Ezra Taft Benson (1811-1869)
Jemima Angell (1804-1869)Valentine W. Young (c1800-1843) + William Stringham + Brigham Young (1801-1877)
William Henry Appleton (1814-1899)Mary Moody Worthen (1823-)
Alexander John Arbuthnot (1822-1907)Frederica Eliza Fearon (1822-1898)+Constance Angelena Milman (?-1936)
George Arbuthnot (1815-1895)Maria Thomas (1824-1899)
George Aspinall (c1815-bef1881)Lucy Porritt (1822-1887)
Earl Willard Avery (1823-1867)Cordelia Thankful Wiles (1828-1879)
Elizabeth Bailey (1825-1883)Daniel Jurd (1822-1903)
William Baker (1814-1898)Frances Friend (1826-1906)
Klaas Bakker (1823-aft1855)Geertje Visser (1824-aft1855)
Neeltje Bankras (1821-1892)Jacob Besseling (1819-1878)
Mary Catherine Barrett (1825-1909)Joseph Marceau (1806-1883)
Edward Bayly (1812-1873)Jane Isabella Middleton (1818-1893)
Mary Anne Bellamy (1825-1912)James Henry Shields (1813-1890)
Sarah Bellamy (1800-1872)Henry Clarke (c1793-1842)+Benjamin Howarth (c1791-1861)
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There were 0 military battles in 1844.

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