On This Day

March 1852 in History

Events in History

  • Mar 1 Archibald William Montgomerie, 13th Earl of Eglinton appointed Lord Lieutenant of Ireland.
  • Mar 7 Dutch telegraph traffic regulated by law
  • 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

Birthdays in History

  • Mar 1 Theophile Delcasse, French statesman
  • Mar 5 Isabella Gregory, Irish writer/playwright (Golden Apple)
  • Mar 15 Augusta, Lady Gregory, Irish playwright, poet and patron of Yates, born in Roxborough, County Galway

Deaths in History

  • Mar 22 Marie Sophie of Hesse-Kassel, queen consort of Denmark and Norway, dies at 84