Historical Events in December 1852

  • Dec 1 Telegraph company opens throughout Netherlands
  • Dec 8 Gustav Freytag's "Die Journalisten" premieres in Breslau
  • Dec 17 1st Hawaiian cavalry organized

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Dec 18 George Hamilton-Gordon becomes Prime Minister of the United Kingdom after the downfall of the Conservative government of Edward Smith-Stanley

British Prime Minister George Hamilton-Gordon
British Prime Minister
George Hamilton-Gordon
British Prime Minister Edward Smith-Stanley
British Prime Minister
Edward Smith-Stanley
  • Dec 23 1st Chinese theater in US, Celestial John, opens in San Francisco
  • Dec 29 Emma Snodgrass arrested in Boston for wearing pants