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Weather

The temperature on February 8, 1724 was about 7.0 °C.

Source: KNMI

Source: Delpher (Koninklijke Bibliotheek Newspapers from February 8, 1724 at Delpher


Born on February 8

Died on February 8

Names that were popular for boys in 1724
  • Jan
  • Joannes
  • Petrus
  • Cornelis
  • Pieter
  • Johannes
  • Jacob
  • Hendrik
  • Jean
  • Willem
  • Jacobus
  • Johann
  • Gerrit
  • Pierre
  • Dirk
Names that were popular for girls in 1724
  • Maria
  • Anna
  • Marie
  • Joanna
  • Catharina
  • Johanna
  • Cornelia
  • Elisabeth
  • Neeltje
  • Trijntje
  • Grietje
  • Jannetje
  • Adriana
  • Aaltje
  • Anne