On This Day

What Happened on February 16, 1852

Historical Events

  • Studebaker Brothers wagon company, precursor of the automobile manufacturer, is established.

Famous Birthdays

  • Charles Taze Russell, religion founder (Jehovah's Witnesses)
  • Mary Ewing Outerbridge, American citizen credited with importing tennis to the US from Bermuda (1874), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1886)
  • William Scarborough, Macon Ga, linguist/author (Birds of Aristophanes)
1852 Highlights

About February 16, 1852

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 168 years, 8 months and 14 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Aquarius