What Happened on May 1, 1852

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • The Philippine peso is introduced into circulation.

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestCalamity Jane

Calamity Jane [Martha Jane Canary], American frontierswoman (Wild Bill Hickok), born in Princeton, Missouri (d. 1903)

Frontierswoman Calamity Jane
Calamity Jane
  • Santiago Ramón y Cajal, Spanish neuroscientist, Nobel laureate (d. 1934)