1752 (MDCCLII in Roman numerals) is an 18th century leap year.
Cristoforo Pomaroli and Cattarina Zito get married in Limone sul Garda. All their descendants are carriers of a genetic mutation, which guarantees them resistance to atherosclerosis. The name of the mutant protein is apolipoprotein A1 Milano, discovered in 1979 by Cesare Sirtori.
Effusive eruption of Vesuvius.
May 10: Benjamin Franklin invents the lightning rod.
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