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What Happened on November 17, 1855

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

David Livingstone becomes the first European to see Victoria Falls, in what is now Zambia and Zimbabwe

Physician and Explorer David Livingstone
Physician and Explorer
David Livingstone

1855 Highlights

About November 17, 1855

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 165 years, 1 month and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Scorpio