1852 facts for kids

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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 18th century19th century20th century
Decades: 1820s  1830s  1840s  – 1850s –  1860s  1870s  1880s
Years: 1849 1850 185118521853 1854 1855

Year 1852 (MDCCCLII) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. It was a leap year starting on Tuesday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar.

Events

1852 Colton's Map of the World on Mercator's Projection ( Pocket Map ) - Geographicus - World-colton-1852
The world in 1852

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  • Justin Perkins, an American Presbyterian missionary,makes the first translation of the Bible in Assyrian Neo-Aramaic.
  • The Devil's Island penal colony opens.
  • In Hawaii sugar planters bring over the first Chinese laborers on 3 or 5 year contracts.
  • Loyola College is chartered in Baltimore, Maryland.
  • Germans are encouraged to move to Chile
  • Gef's supposed birth
  • Antioch College is started. Its first president is Horace Mann.
  • Mills College is started.
  • Leo Tolstoy's first novel, Childhood, is published in book form.

Births

January–June

July–December

Deaths

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July–December


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