The year 1852 was a revolutionary year that contains a lot of valuable information. NewspaperArchive contains information on the most notable events from this year, including a new constitution being proclaimed for the French Second Republic, the establishment of the Studebaker Brothers Wagon Company, the first test being performed on an experimental steam fire engine, the beginning of the Second Anglo-Burmese War, the opening of the new Palace of Westminster in London, and so much more! Each title is available individually, and all are searchable via an interface that allows users to easily view, search, zoom, print and save digital page images.
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January 14, 1852
A new constitution is proclaimed for the French Second Republic by President Louis-Napoléon Bonaparte.
January 17, 1852
Transvaal's independence is recognized by the United Kingdom.
February 11, 1852
Bedford Street, London opens the first public toilet for women.
February 15, 1852
The first patient of the Great Ormond Street Hospital for Sick Children in London is admitted.
February 16, 1852
The establishment of the Studebaker Brothers Wagon Company takes place, later becoming a predecessor of the automobile manufacturer.
February 19, 1852
The establishment of Jefferson College's Phi Kappa Psi fraternity takes place in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania.
March 1, 1852
Earl Archibald Montgomerie of Eglinton becomes the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland.
March 2, 1852
A test is performed on the first experimental steam fire engine in America.
March 4, 1852
The formation of the Phi Mu sorority takes place in Macon, Georgia.
March 20, 1852
The first publication of Uncle Tom's Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe takes place in Boston.
April 1, 1852
The beginning of the Second Anglo-Burmese War takes place.
August 3, 1852
The first intercollegiate athletic event in America takes place as Yale and Harvard compete in a Boat Race.
November 2, 1852
Franklin Pierce wins the presidential election against opponent Winfield Scott.
November 4, 1852
The Prime Minister of Piedmont is announced as Count Cavour.
November 11, 1852
The opening of London's new Palace of Westminster takes place.
A railroad from Fayetteville, North Carolina to Egypt, North Carolina is chartered to be built by the Western Railroad.
December 2, 1852
France announces its Emperor as being Napoleon III.