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What Happened on August 9, 1877

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Henry Morton Stanley's party reaches Boma, Congo, after 999 days, losing half of the 228 members.

Journalist and Explorer Henry Morton Stanley
Journalist and Explorer
Henry Morton Stanley

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About August 9, 1877

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 142 years, 11 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo