On This Day

What Happened on December 18, 1852

Historical Events


Electoral defeatElection of Interest

George Hamilton-Gordon becomes Prime Minister of the United Kingdom after the downfall of the Conservative government of Edward Smith-Stanley

British Prime Minister George Hamilton-Gordon
British Prime Minister
George Hamilton-Gordon
British Prime Minister Edward Smith-Stanley
British Prime Minister
Edward Smith-Stanley

Famous Birthdays

  • Gaetano Coronaro, composer
1852 Highlights

About December 18, 1852

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 167 years, 11 months and 12 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Sagittarius