March 1852 in History

Events in History

  • Mar 1 Archibald William Montgomerie, 13th Earl of Eglinton appointed Lord Lieutenant of Ireland.
  • Mar 7 Dutch telegraph traffic regulated by law

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

Birthdays in History

  • Mar 1 Theophile Delcasse, French statesman
  • Mar 5 Isabella Gregory, Ireland, writer/playwright (Golden Apple)
  • 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

Deaths in History

  • Mar 4 Nikolai Gogol, Russian writer and playwright, dies at 43