What Happened in March 1852

Historical Events

  • Mar 1 Archibald William Montgomerie, 13th Earl of Eglinton appointed Lord Lieutenant of Ireland.
  • Mar 3 14th Grand National: Mr Alec Goodman aboard Miss Mowbray wins
  • Mar 7 Dutch telegraph traffic regulated by law
  • Mar 13 Uncle Sam cartoon figure made its debut in the NY Lantern weekly

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Mar 20 Harriet Beecher Stowe's "Uncle Tom's Cabin" published (Boston)

Abolitionist and Author Harriet Beecher Stowe
Abolitionist and Author
Harriet Beecher Stowe
  • Mar 25 Friedrich Hebbel's "Agnes Bernauer" premieres in Munich
  • Mar 26 Decree regarding streets of Paris passed
  • Mar 29 Ohio makes it illegal for children under 18 & women to work more than 10 hours a day

Famous Birthdays

  • Mar 1 Theophile Delcasse, French statesman
  • Mar 5 Isabella Gregory, Ireland, writer/playwright (Golden Apple)
  • Mar 6 Joseph Bayer, composer
  • Mar 15 Augusta, Lady Gregory, Irish playwright, poet and patron of Yates, born in Roxborough, County Galway
  • Mar 22 Theodor Birt, [Beatus Rhenanus], German classical/writer

Famous Deaths

  • Mar 4 Nikolai Gogol, Russian writer and playwright, dies at 43
  • Mar 12 Juan Bros y Bertomel, composer, dies at 75
  • Mar 25 Alexis Garaude, composer, dies at 73