July 1852 in History

Events in History

  • Jul 3 Congress authorizes US's 2nd mint (San Francisco, California)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jul 5 Frederick Douglass, fugitive slave, delivers his 'What to the Slave Is the Fourth of July?' speech to the Ladies' Anti-Slavery Society in Rochester, condemns the celebration as hypocritical sham

Abolitionist Frederick Douglass
Frederick Douglass
  • Jul 9 Fire destroys 1,100 construction sites in Montreal, Canada
  • Jul 23 1st interment in US National Cemetery at Presidio
  • Jul 31 Hottest July in Netherlands since at least 1783 (68.4°F (20.2°C) avg)

Birthdays in History

  • Jul 10 Alfred von Kiderlen-Waechter, German foreign minister

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Jul 12 Hipólito Yrigoyen, President of Argentina (1916-22, 1928-30), born in Buenos Aires, Argentina (d. 1933)

Argentine President Hipólito Yrigoyen
Argentine President
Hipólito Yrigoyen
  • Jul 20 Theodorus Heemskerk Jzn, lawyer/Dutch premier (AR, 1908-13) [or 1/20]=

Deaths in History

  • Jul 9 Thompson McKennan, American politician who served as the 2nd United States Secretary of the Interior, dies at 58
  • Jul 19 Anne-Francois Mellinet, French/Belgian general (Antwerp), dies at 83
  • Jul 22 Auguste Marmont, French marshal (b. 1774)