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Personal data Courtenay Bigger 

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Household of Courtenay Bigger

He is married to Charlotte Emma Fidlin.

in the year 1925 at Lancashire, England, he was 52 years old.

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Historical context

  • The temperature on May 6, 1872 was about 14.9 °C. There was 0.6 mm of rain. The air pressure was 9 kgf/m2 and came mainly from the west-southwest. The atmospheric humidity was 54%. Source: KNMI
  • Koning Willem III (Huis van Oranje-Nassau) was from 1849 till 1890 sovereign of the Netherlands (also known as Koninkrijk der Nederlanden)
  • In The Netherlands , there was from January 4, 1871 to July 6, 1872 the cabinet Thorbecke III, with Mr. J.R. Thorbecke (liberaal) as prime minister.
  • From July 6, 1872 till August 27, 1874 the Netherlands had a cabinet De Vries - Fransen van de Putte with the prime ministers Mr. G. de Vries Azn. (liberaal) and I.D. Fransen van de Putte (liberaal).
  • In the year 1872: Source: Wikipedia
    • The Netherlands had about 4.0 million citizens.
    • February 20 » The Metropolitan Museum of Art opens in New York City.
    • February 22 » The Prohibition Party holds its first national convention in Columbus, Ohio, nominating James Black as its presidential nominee.
    • May 10 » Victoria Woodhull becomes the first woman nominated for President of the United States.
    • November 18 » Susan B. Anthony and 14 other women are arrested for voting illegally in the United States presidential election of 1872.
    • November 30 » The first-ever international football match takes place at Hamilton Crescent, Glasgow, between Scotland and England.
    • December 4 » The crewless American brigantine Mary Celeste, drifting in the Atlantic, is discovered by the Canadian brig Dei Gratia. The ship has been abandoned for nine days but is only slightly damaged. Her master Benjamin Briggs and all nine others known to have been on board are never accounted for.

  • The temperature on January 1, 1951 was between -2.3 °C and 3.0 °C and averaged 1.4 °C. There was 2.3 mm of rain during 3.2 hours. There was 2.1 hours of sunshine (27%). The heavily clouded was. The average windspeed was 5 Bft (very strong wind) and was prevailing from the south. Source: KNMI
  • Koningin Juliana (Huis van Oranje-Nassau) was from September 4, 1948 till April 30, 1980 sovereign of the Netherlands (also known as Koninkrijk der Nederlanden)
  • From August 7, 1948 till March 15, 1951 the Netherlands had a cabinet Drees - Van Schaik with the prime ministers Dr. W. Drees (PvdA) and Mr. J.R.H. van Schaik (KVP).
  • In The Netherlands , there was from March 15, 1951 to September 2, 1952 the cabinet Drees I, with Dr. W. Drees (PvdA) as prime minister.
  • In the year 1951: Source: Wikipedia
    • The Netherlands had about 10.2 million citizens.
    • February 13 » Korean War: Battle of Chipyong-ni, which represented the "high-water mark" of the Chinese incursion into South Korea, commences.
    • March 6 » Cold War: The trial of Ethel and Julius Rosenberg begins.
    • April 5 » Cold War: Ethel and Julius Rosenberg are sentenced to death for spying for the Soviet Union.
    • April 25 » Korean War: Assaulting Chinese forces are forced to withdraw after heavy fighting with UN forces, primarily made up of Australian and Canadian troops, at the Battle of Kapyong.
    • October 3 » Korean War: The First Battle of Maryang San pits Commonwealth troops against communist Chinese troops.
    • December 24 » Libya becomes independent. Idris I is proclaimed King of Libya.

Source: Wikipedia

Source: Wikipedia


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