On This Day

What Happened on November 2, 1875

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Verney Cameroon reaches Benguela in Angola, from Africa's east coast, 1st European to cross equatorial Africa

Famous Deaths

  • James W. W. Birch, 1st British resident in Perak, Malaysia is speared to death while in the bath-house of his boat, SS Dragon at 49