On This Day

What Happened on November 21, 1852

Historical Events

  • Duke University founded in 1838 as Union Institute, chartered as Normal College

Famous Birthdays

  • Francisco Tárrega, Spanish composer, born in Villarreal, Spain (d. 1909)
1852 Highlights

About November 21, 1852

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 168 years, 10 months and 25 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Scorpio