Historical Events in November 1871

  • Nov 6 Cameroon reaches coast of Angola after trip through Africa

Agreement"Dr. Livingstone, I presume?"

Nov 10 Henry Morton Stanley encounters David Livingstone at Ujiji, near Lake Tanganyika in Central Africa, with the immortal words 'Dr Livingstone, I presume?'

  • Nov 21 Moses F Gale patents a cigar lighter (NYC)
  • Nov 21 The first human cannonball, Emilio Onra, is shot
  • Nov 23 Railway bridge over Dutch Deep opens
  • Nov 24 National Rifle Association organized (NYC)
  • Nov 28 Ku Klux Klan trials began in Federal District Court in South Carolina