On This Day

What Happened on April 17, 1852

Famous Birthdays

  • Cap Anson, American Baseball Hall of Fame first baseman and manager (NL batting champion 1881, 88; 8 × NL RBI leader; Chicago White Stockings / Colts), born in Marshalltown, Iowa (d. 1922)
1852 Highlights

About April 17, 1852

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 169 years and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Aries