Historical Events in November 1871

  • Nov 6 Cameroon reaches coast of Angola after trip through Africa

Agreement'Dr. Livingstone, I presume?'

Nov 10 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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  • Nov 16 National Rifle Association is first chartered in the State of New York
  • Nov 21 Moses F Gale patents a cigar lighter (NYC)
  • Nov 21 The first human cannonball, Emilio Onra, is fired
  • Nov 28 Ku Klux Klan trials began in Federal District Court in South Carolina