November 28, 2021
1844 (MDCCCXLIV in Roman numerals) is a 19th century leap year.
Four fundamental philosophical works have been written: The world as will and representation (second edition) by Arthur Schopenhauer, The concept of anguish by Søren Kierkegaard, the Discourses on the positive spirit by Auguste Comte and the economic-philosophical manuscripts of 1844 by Karl Marx
28 textile workers in Rochdale (a town north of Manchester), in the United Kingdom, set up a cooperative shop, the first example of a cooperative company
The French missionaries of the Congregation of the Holy Spirit founded the mission Santa Maria del Gabon thus allowing the French to settle along its estuary
January 15: The Indiana General Assembly (USA) grants college status to the Notre Dame educational institution, which officially becomes the University of Notre Dame.
May 24: The first telegraph line is laid between Washington and Baltimore and the first telegraphic message in Morse code is sent: 'What hath God wrought'. From this moment, the wiring of the American continent begins.
May 25: the Diocese of Caltanissetta is erected
June 6: The Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) is founded in London
June 15: Charles Goodyear obtains a patent for his rubber strengthening process
June 27: Joseph Smith, founder of Mormonism, is killed in Carthage.
November 3: Flood in Florence
November 6: the Dominican constitution is signed in San Cristóbal
Goshenite is discovered.
The church that was attached to the Palazzo dell'Orologio in Pomigliano d'Arco in Naples is demolished, it seems that the church was built and not consecrated.
There are about 440 rumors about people born in 1844; see the 1844 Born page for a descriptive list or the 1844 Born category for an alphabetical index.
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