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Born on Friday May 5, 1780
Died on Friday May 5, 1780

Source: Delpher (Koninklijke Bibliotheek Newspapers from May 5, 1780 at Delpher


Born on May 5

Died on May 5

Names that were popular for boys in 1780
  1. Jan
  2. Cornelis
  3. Johannes
  4. Pieter
  5. Hendrik
  6. Joannes
  7. Willem
  8. Jacob
  9. Gerrit
  10. Jean
  11. Petrus
  12. Jacobus
  13. Pierre
  14. Dirk
  15. Johann
  16. Joseph
Names that were popular for girls in 1780
  1. Maria
  2. Anna
  3. Johanna
  4. Marie
  5. Cornelia
  6. Elisabeth
  7. Catharina
  8. Joanna
  9. Trijntje
  10. Aaltje
  11. Neeltje
  12. Adriana
  13. Grietje
  14. Antje
  15. Elizabeth
  16. Jannetje

Source: Wikipedia Historical context 1780
  • 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)
  • March 17 » American Revolution: George Washington grants the Continental Army a holiday "as an act of solidarity with the Irish in their fight for independence".
  • April 16 » Franz Friedrich Wilhelm von Fürstenberg founds the University of Münster.
  • May 29 » American Revolutionary War: At the Battle of Waxhaws, the British continue attacking after the Continentals lay down their arms, killing 113 and critically wounding all but 53 that remained.
  • August 16 » American Revolutionary War: Battle of Camden: The British defeat the Americans near Camden, South Carolina.
  • August 22 » James Cook's ship HMSResolution returns to England (Cook having been killed on Hawaii during the voyage).
  • November 5 » French-American forces under Colonel LaBalme are defeated by Miami Chief Little Turtle.
Weather May 5, 1780

The temperature on May 5, 1780 was about 11.0 °C. Wind direction mainly south-southwest. Weather type: zeer betrokken.

Source: KNMI