Historical Events in November 1877

  • Nov 1 Dutch government of Heemskerk-Van Lynden resigns
  • Nov 9 American Chemical Society chartered in NY
  • Nov 17 Gilbert and Sullivan's operette "Sorcerer" premieres in London
  • Nov 17 Russia launches a surprise night attack that overruns Turkish forces at Kars, Armenia
  • Nov 21 Tom Edison announces his "talking machine" invention (phonograph) - first machine to play and record sound

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Nov 29 US inventor Thomas Edison demonstrates his hand-cranked phonograph for the first time

Inventor Thomas Edison
Thomas Edison