November 1852 in History

Events in History

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Nov 2 Franklin Pierce elected as president of US

14th US President Franklin Pierce
14th US President
Franklin Pierce
  • Nov 4 Count Camillo Benso di Cavour becomes the prime minister of Piedmont-Sardinia, which soon expands to become Italy.
  • Nov 18 State funeral of Duke of Wellington (St Paul's Cathedral, London)
  • Nov 18 Rose Philippine Duchesne dies in St. Charles, Missouri. She would be canonized on July 3, 1988 by Pope John Paul II.
  • Nov 20 Charles Reade/Tom Taylor's "Masks & Faces" premieres in London
  • Nov 21 Duke Uiversity, founded in 1838 as Union Institute, chartered as Normal College
  • Nov 23 Just past midnight, a sharp jolt causes Lake Merced, California, to drop 30' (9m)

Birthdays in History

  • Nov 3 Mutsuhito, 122nd emperor of Japan (1867-1912)
  • Nov 11 Franz Conrad von Hötzendorf, Austro-Hungarian field marshal (d. 1925)
  • Nov 22 Paul H B d'Estornelles de Constant, French diplomat/pacifist
  • Nov 25 Johan N Salvator, [Johann Orth], archduke of Austria

Deaths in History

  • Nov 2 Pyotr Kotlyarevsky, Russian general (b. 1782)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Nov 27 Ada Lovelace, British mathematician (b. 1815)

Mathematician, Computer Programmer Ada Lovelace
Mathematician, Computer Programmer
Ada Lovelace
  • Nov 28 Ludger Duvernay, French printer and newspaper publisher (b. 1799)