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Weather

The temperature on July 16, 1782 was about 17.0 °C. Wind direction mainly east-northeast. Weather type: zeer betrokken.

Source: KNMI

Source: Delpher (Koninklijke Bibliotheek Newspapers from July 16, 1782 at Delpher


Born on July 16

Died on July 16

Names that were popular for boys in 1782
  • Jan
  • Hendrik
  • Pieter
  • Johannes
  • Joannes
  • Cornelis
  • Willem
  • Gerrit
  • Petrus
  • Jacob
  • Jacobus
  • Jean
  • Dirk
  • Klaas
  • Johann
Names that were popular for girls in 1782
  • Maria
  • Anna
  • Johanna
  • Marie
  • Cornelia
  • Catharina
  • Joanna
  • Elisabeth
  • Neeltje
  • Adriana
  • Trijntje
  • Grietje
  • Aaltje
  • Antje
  • Jannetje