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

1stHistoric Invention

Nov 21 Thomas Edison announces his "talking machine" invention (phonograph), the 1st machine to play and record sound

Inventor Thomas Edison
Thomas Edison