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What Happened on December 15, 1852

Famous Birthdays

Henri Becquerel

Henri Becquerel, French physicist who discovered radioactivity (Nobel 1903), born in Paris, France (d. 1908)

  • Muḥammad Tawfīq Pasha, Khedive of Egypt (1879-92), born in Cairo, Egypt (d. 1892)
1852 Highlights

About December 15, 1852

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 168 years, 11 months and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Sagittarius