Example image of eyePlorer eyePlorer map for '1844 in the United States': 1844 United States Indiana January 15 University of Notre Dame February 28 Potomac River USS Princeton (1843) Columbus and Xenia Railroad March 12 Ohio Baltimore Electrical telegraph May 24 Samuel Morse Washington, D.C. Delta Kappa Epsilon Fraternities and sororities June 22 North America Yale University Carthage Jail Carthage, Illinois Hyrum Smith Joseph Smith, Jr. June 27 The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints July 3 Treaty of Wanghia August 8 Brigham Young Nauvoo, Illinois Quorum of the Twelve Cricket December 4 Henry Clay James K. Polk New York City United States presidential election, 1844 Years in the United States