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    Van 1702 tot 1747 kende Nederland (ookwel Republiek der Zeven Verenigde Nederlanden) zijn Tweede Stadhouderloze Tijdperk.
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Weather

The temperature on May 2, 1744 was about 7.0 °C. Wind direction mainly northwest. Weather type: geheel betrokken.

Source: KNMI

Source: Delpher (Koninklijke Bibliotheek Newspapers from May 2, 1744 at Delpher


Born on May 2

Died on May 2

Names that were popular for boys in 1744
  • Jan
  • Joannes
  • Cornelis
  • Pieter
  • Willem
  • Hendrik
  • Petrus
  • Johannes
  • Jacob
  • Gerrit
  • Johann
  • Jean
  • Jacobus
  • Dirk
  • Adrianus
Names that were popular for girls in 1744
  • Maria
  • Anna
  • Marie
  • Johanna
  • Joanna
  • Catharina
  • Cornelia
  • Elisabeth
  • Grietje
  • Neeltje
  • Aaltje
  • Trijntje
  • Adriana
  • Jannetje
  • Elizabeth