On This Day

Historical Events in March 1852

  • Mar 1 Archibald William Montgomerie, 13th Earl of Eglinton appointed Lord Lieutenant of Ireland.
  • Mar 3 14th Grand National: Alec Goodman wins first of 2 GN victories (1866) aboard Miss Mowbray
  • Mar 7 Dutch telegraph traffic regulated by law
  • Mar 13 Uncle Sam cartoon figure made its debut in the New York Lantern weekly
  • Mar 25 Friedrich Hebbel's tragedy "Agnes Bernauer" premieres in Munich
  • Mar 26 Decree regarding streets of Paris passed
  • Mar 29 Ohio makes it illegal for children under 18 and women to work more than 10 hours a day