Historical Events In 1852
Sunday, 19 January 2020
Aug 03 In the year 1852 first intercollegiate rowing race, Harvard beats Yale by 4 lengths
Aug 05 Frantisek L Celakovsky, Czech slavist/poet, dies at 53 in the year 1852.
Aug 08 Barend Barendse, actor/director (Wandering Jew) in the year 1852.
Aug 11 Nicolaas Plomp, Dutch architect (Strugle), dies at 70 in the year 1852.
Aug 15 Johan Gadolin, Finnish chemist (discovered yttrium), dies at 92 on this day in history.
Aug 20 Steamer "Atlantic" collided with fishing boat, sinks with 250 aboard in the year 1852.
Aug 21 Benedetto Junck, composer on this day in history.
Aug 21 Tlingit Indians destroy Fort Selkirk, Yukon Territory in the year 1852.
Aug 21 On this day in history tlingit warriors destroy Hudson's Bay Company Fort Selkirk, Yukon after the HBC tries to break the Tlingit monopoly on trade with interior tribes.
Aug 22 On this day in history alfredo Oriani, Italian writer (Political Struggle in Italy)
Aug 30 Jacobus Henricus van 't Hoff, Neth, physical chemist (Nobel 1901) on this day in history.
Aug 31 In the year 1852 georges/Joris Helleputte, Belgian Catholic minister
Sep 03 Anti Jewish riots break out in Stockholm on this day in history.
Sep 11 In the year 1852 olympia Columbian is 1st newspaper published north of Columbia R
Sep 12 Hubert H Asquith, premier Great Britain (L, 1908-16) in the year 1852.
Sep 14 On this day in history 18th Postmaster General: Samuel D Hubbard of Conn takes office
Sep 14 On this day in history arthur Wellesley, General/Duke of Wellington, dies at 83
Sep 15 Jan E Matzeliger, Surinamese inventor (shoe lacing machine) on this day in history.
Sep 20 On this day in history edouard baron Empain, Belgian railway builder (Paris Metro)
Sep 23 William Stewart Halsted, established 1st US surgical school on this day in history.
Sep 24 On this day in history a new invention, the dirigible, is demonstrated
Sep 24 On this day in history henri Giffard, a French engineer, makes 1st dirigible flight
Sep 25 Cornelis J Snijders, supreme commander of Dutch Navy (1910-18) on this day in history.
Sep 27 George L Aiken's "Uncle Tom's Cabin," premieres in Troy, NY on this day in history.
Sep 28 Johann Friedrich Schwencke, composer, dies at 60 on this day in history.
Sep 28 John [Denton Pinkstone] French, Earl of Ypres/British field marshall on this day in history.
Sep 30 Charles Villiers Stanford, Irish organist/composer on this day in history.
Oct 02 William Ramsay, chemist in the year 1852.
Oct 11 The University of Sydney, Australia's oldest university, is inaugurated in Sydney in the year 1852.
Oct 15 Wilhelm Posse, composer on this day in history.
Oct 16 Dutch Govt recognize Catholics right to organize in the year 1852.
Oct 22 Hans C E Freiherr von Gagern, German advisor to Dutch king, dies at 86 on this day in history.
Oct 23 Jean-Louis Forain, French etcher/lithographer in the year 1852.
Oct 24 On this day in history daniel Webster, lawyer/speaker/minister of Foreign affairs, dies at 70