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)

Antoni Gaudi

Jun 25 Antoni Gaudí, Catalan-Spanish architect (Sagrada Família, Casa Milà, Casa Batlló), 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, Polish composer, dies at 45
  • Jun 6 Tommaso Marchesi, Italian composer, dies at 79
  • Jun 11 Karl Briullov, Russian painter, dies at 52

Henry Clay

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