On This Day

What Happened in June 1852

Famous Birthdays

  • Jun 23 Stephane Raoul Pugno, composer
  • Jun 24 Victor Adler, Austrian politician (Minister of Foreign Affairs), born in Prague, Bohemia, Austrian Empire (d. 1918)
  • Jun 25 Antoni Gaudí, Spanish architect (Sagrada Família), born in Reus, Catalonia, Spain (d. 1926)
  • Jun 28 Hans Huber, Swiss composer, born in Eppenberg-Wöschnau (d. 1921)

Famous Deaths

  • Jun 5 Tomasz Napoleon Nidecki, composer, dies at 45
  • Jun 6 Tommaso Marchesi, composer, dies at 79
  • Jun 11 Karl Briullov, Russian painter, dies at 52

Person of interestHenry Clay

Jun 29 Henry Clay, American politician known as "the Great Compromiser", dies of tuberculosis at 75

Legislator and Orator Henry Clay
Legislator and Orator
Henry Clay