What Happened on February 16, 1852

Historical Events

  • Studebaker Brothers wagon company established - precursor of the automobile manufacturer

Famous Birthdays

Charles Taze RussellCharles Taze Russell (1852-1916)

American religious leader (founder of the Bible School Movement that led to Jehovah's Witnesses), born in Allegheny, Pennsylvania

  • Mary Ewing Outerbridge, American citizen credited with importing tennis to the US from Bermuda (1874), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1886)
  • William S. Scarborough, American linguist and author (Birds of Aristophanes), born in Macon, Georgia (d. 1926)
Born in 1852
1852 Highlights

About February 16, 1852

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 171 years, 1 month and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Aquarius