On This Day

What Happened on May 18, 1852

Historical Events

  • Massachusetts rules all school-age children must attend school

Famous Birthdays

  • Gertrude K√§sebier, American pioneering photographer, born in Des Moines, Iowa
1852 Highlights

About May 18, 1852

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 168 years, 6 months and 15 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Taurus