On This Day

What Happened on January 6, 1852

Famous Deaths


Person of interestLouis Braille

Louis Braille, French educator and inventor of a system of reading and writing for the blind, dies of tuberculosis at 43

Braille Inventor Louis Braille
Braille Inventor
Louis Braille

1852 Highlights

About January 6, 1852

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 169 years and 15 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Capricorn