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What Happened on October 1, 1852

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Alfred Russel Wallace returns to the U.K. after four years of travel, collecting, and research in South America

Naturalist, biologist, and explorer Alfred Russel Wallace
Naturalist, biologist, and explorer
Alfred Russel Wallace

1852 Highlights

About October 1, 1852

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 168 years, 3 months and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Libra