On This Day

What Happened on September 28, 1852

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestHenri Moissan

Henri Moissan, French chemist who isolated the element "fluorine" from its compounds (Nobel 1906), born in Paris (d. 1907)

Chemist and Nobel Laureate Henri Moissan
Chemist and Nobel Laureate
Henri Moissan
  • John [Denton Pinkstone] French, 1st Earl of Ypres and British WWI field marshal, born in Ripple, Kent, England (d. 1925)

Famous Deaths

  • Johann Friedrich Schwencke, German organist and composer, dies at 60
1852 Highlights

About September 28, 1852

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 168 years, 2 months and 2 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Libra