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What Happened on December 3, 1881

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Henry Morton Stanley founds Leopoldville (now Kinshasa)

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

1881 Highlights

About December 3, 1881

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 139 years, 2 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Sagittarius