1752

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This article is a date listing important or significant events that happened for the year 1752

Events

  • January 1 – The British Empire (and colonies in North America) adopts today as the first day of the year as part of adoption of the Gregorian calendar, which is completed in September: today is the first day of the New Year under the terms of last year's Calendar Act of the British Parliament. The month of September 1752 had only 19 days, as the day count went straight from September 2 to September 14.

Births

  • October 10 – Lucy Jefferson Lewis, younger sister of U.S. President Thomas Jefferson (d. 1810)
  • [[November 19] – George Rogers Clark, American soldier, officer and explorer (d. 1818)

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