David Livingstone

The History of David Livingstone, 1813 - 1873:

1813: David Livingstone born on 19 March
1823: being work in cotton mill
1836: started Glasgow University as a Medical Student
1838: accepted by London Missionary Society
1840: ordained as a Doctor of Medicine
Dec 8th, Set sail for Africa.
1843: settled in Mabatsa
1844:  Encounter with Lion
Marrage to Mary Moffat
1846: moved to Chonuane
1847: moved to Kolobeng  
1849:  crossed Kalahari Desert & discovered Lake Ngami  
1851: discovered Zambesi  
1852: Mary Livingstone returns to England with their children  
1853: started from Linyanti heading for the West Coast  
1854:  May 31st through to Sept 20th at at Loanda.  
1855: Crossed from Linyanti to Quilimane  
1855: discovered Victoria Falls  
1856: Dec 12th, return to England
Dec 15th, presentation of medal from Royal Geographical Society
 
1857:  wrote “Missionary Travels & Researches in South Africa”  
1858: Feb 13th, meeting with queen Victoria
Mar 10th, set sail of Africa
 
1859: Mrs Livingstone died at Shupanga  
1862: discovery of Lake Nyassa  
1864: return to England
Wrote “The Zambesi & its Tributaries”
 
1865:  set sail of Africa via Bombay  
1867: April 1st, reached lake Tanganyika
Nov 8th, discovered lake Mweru
 
1868: July 18th, discovered lake Bangweolo  
1871:  Lualaba at Nyangwe and witnessed slave-raid in market
Oct 31st, returned to Ujiji
Oct 28th, united with Stanley
 
1872: Mar 14th, part company with Stanley  
1873: May 1st, Died at Chitambo village, Ilala
Carried by faithful followers to the coast
 
1874: Apr 18th, buried at Westminster Abbey