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1844

1844 History Facts:
  • Giuseppe Verdi's opera "Hernani," has it's premiere in Venice.
  • Texas becomes a U.S. territory.
  • Samuel Morse sends 1st telegraphic message - "What hath God wrought".
  • Samuel Morse completes 1st telegraph line to enable telegraph messaging.
  • YMCA (Young Men's Christian Association) forms in London.
  • Goodyear patents the vulcanization of rubber.
  • Spain gives the Dominican Republic independence.
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