On This Day

What Happened on December 16, 1852

Famous Deaths

  • Andries H Potgieter, South African/Transvaal explorer, dies at 59
  • Henri-Jean Rigel, composer, dies at 80
1852 Highlights

About December 16, 1852

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 167 years, 11 months and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Sagittarius