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What Happened on November 10, 1871

Historical Events


Agreement of Interest'Dr. Livingstone, I presume?'

Henry Morton Stanley encounters David Livingstone at Ujiji, near Lake Tanganyika in Central Africa, with the immortal words 'Dr Livingstone, I presume?'
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An illustration from Henry Morton Stanley's 1872 book
An illustration from Henry Morton Stanley's 1872 book "How I Found Livingstone"

Famous Birthdays

  • Winston Churchill, American author (Crisis, Crossing), born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 1947)
1871 Highlights

About November 10, 1871

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 148 years, 8 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Scorpio