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Year of the Earth Rat壬子( at the beginning of the year Metal Pig辛亥)
Syria: 2163/64 ( the year in October )
- 3.1 January / February
- 3.2 March / April
- 3.3 May / June
- 3.4 July / August
- 3.5 September / October
- 3.6 November
- 3.7 December
- 3.8 Exact date of birth unknown
- 4.1 First half of
- 4.2 Second half of
- 4.3 More death unknown
Politics and World Affairs
- Dresden, Cologne and Munich exceed the 100,000 -inhabitant limit and are thus a major city.
- MARCH 27: A decree of President Charles -Louis- Napoleon Bonaparte set aside the detention in Bagnos in France. Sentenced prisoners instead be deported to work in penal colonies.
- November 21: The plebiscite on the introduction of the Empire in France is overwhelmingly answered "yes".
- December 2: President Charles -Louis- Napoleon Bonaparte can be as Napoleon III. crowned Emperor of the French.
More Events in Europe
United States of America
- NOVEMBER 2: Democratic candidate, Franklin Pierce won the presidential election in the United States in 1852 against Winfield Scott of the United States Whig party. Other candidates are John Parker Hale of the Free Soil Party and Daniel Webster of the Union.
- William Fargo and Henry Wells founded Wells Fargo Company, to provide transportation, and later financial services.
Science and Technology
- MAY 22: The HMS Agamemnon is launched.
- September 24: The first airship, built by Henri Giffard, travels with steam power from Paris to Trappes.
- October 1: In the United Kingdom Patent Law Reform Act established the first patent law in its modern form.
- October 11: The University of Sydney takes on the teaching operation. It is the oldest college at the Fifth Continent.
- George Gabriel Stokes discovered and identifies for the first time, the fluorescence and what is now called the Stokes shift. In this context he makes first observations of the sun's ultraviolet rays.
- Heinrich Gustav Magnus brings the proof of the Magnus effect, a phenomenon of fluid mechanics.