What Happened on May 1, 1852

Historical Events

Deutsches Wörterbuch

Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm publish the first part of their German Dictionary "Deutsches Wörterbuch" (fully completed 1961)

  • The Philippine peso is introduced into circulation

Famous Birthdays

Calamity JaneCalamity Jane (1852-1903)

American frontierswoman, born in Princeton, Missouri

  • Santiago Ramón y Cajal, Spanish histologist (central nervous system) and neuroscientist (Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1906), born in Petilla de Aragón, Navarre, Spain (d. 1934)
Born in 1852

About May 1, 1852

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 171 years, 1 month and 2 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Taurus