Timeline Haje Durks van der Werk
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About the surname Van der Werk
Historical context (based on day of marriage May 16, 1773)
- The temperature on May 16, 1773 was about 12.0 °C. There was 44 mm of rainWind direction mainly west-southwest. Weather type: regen donker . Source: KNMI (weather station Zwanenburg/The Netherlands)
- 'Erfstadhouder Prins Willem V (Willem Batavus)' (Huis van Oranje-Nassau) was from 1751 till 1795 sovereign of the Netherlands (also known as 'Republiek der Zeven Verenigde Nederlanden')
- In the year 1773: Source: Wikipedia
- The Parliament of Great Britain passes the Tea Act, designed to save the British East India Company by granting it a monopoly on the North American tea trade.
- America's first insane asylum opens for 'Persons of Insane and Disordered Minds' in Virginia
- American Revolution: Boston Tea Party ? Members of the Sons of Liberty disguised as Mohawks dump crates of tea into Boston harbor as a protest against the Tea Act.