November 1852 in History

Events in History

Election of Interest

Nov 2 Franklin Pierce elected as President of US

  • Nov 4 Count Camillo Benso di Cavour becomes the prime minister of Piedmont-Sardinia, which soon expands to become Italy
  • Nov 18 Rose Philippine Duchesne dies in St. Charles, Missouri. She would be canonized on July 3, 1988 by Pope John Paul II.
  • Nov 18 State funeral of Duke of Wellington (St Paul's Cathedral, London)
  • Nov 21 Duke University founded in 1838 as Union Institute, chartered as Normal College
  • Nov 23 Just past midnight, a sharp jolt likely caused by heavy rains causes Lake Merced, California, to drop 30 feet (9m)

Birthdays in History

  • Nov 3 Emperor Meiji [Mutsuhito], 122nd Emperor of Japan (1867-1912), born in Kyōto, Japan (d. 1912)
  • Nov 11 Franz Graf Conrad von Hötzendorf, Austro-Hungarian field marshal, born in Penzing, Vienna, Austrian Empire (d. 1925)
  • Nov 22 Paul Henri Balluet d'Estournelles de Constant, French diplomat and pacifist (Nobel 1909), born in La Flèche, France (d. 1924)
  • Nov 25 Johan Salvator, Archduke of Austria, born in Florence, Grand Duchy of Tuscany (d. 1890)
  • Nov 26 Yamamoto Gonnohyōe, Japanese admiral and politician (Prime Minister of Japan 1913-1914, 1923-1924), born in Kagoshima, Japan (d. 1933)

Deaths in History

  • Nov 2 Pyotr Kotlyarevsky, Russian general, dies at 70

Ada LovelaceAda Lovelace (1815-1852)

Nov 27 English mathematician considered the first computer programmer, and writer and daughter of poet Lord Byron, dies of uterine cancer at 36

  • Nov 28 Ludger Duvernay, French printer and newspaper publisher (b. 1799)