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Source: Wikipedia Historical context
  • Koning Willem IIIKoning Willem III (Huis van Oranje-Nassau) was from 1849 till 1890 sovereign of the Netherlands (also known as Koninkrijk der Nederlanden)
  • From February 23, 1860 till March 14, 1861 the Netherlands had a cabinet Van Hall - Van Heemstra with the prime ministers Mr. F.A. baron Van Hall (conservatief-liberaal) and Mr. S. baron Van Heemstra (liberaal).
  • From March 14, 1861 till January 31, 1862 the Netherlands had a cabinet Van Zuijlen van Nijevelt - Loudon with the prime ministers Mr. J.P.P. baron Van Zuijlen van Nijevelt (conservatief-liberaal) and Mr. J. Loudon (liberaal).
  • The Netherlands had about 3.6 million citizens.
  • American Civil War: Baltimore riot of 1861, a pro-Secession mob in Baltimore, Maryland, attacks United States Army troops marching through the city.
  • The First Transcontinental Telegraph line across the United States is completed, spelling the end for the 18-month-old Pony Express.
  • American Civil War: Western Department Union General John C. Fremont is relieved of command and replaced by David Hunter.
Weather

The temperature on March 22, 1861 was about 3.8 °C. There was 0 mm of rain. The air pressure was 6 kgf/m2 and came mainly from the west-southwest. The airpressure was 75 cm mercury. The atmospheric humidity was 81%.

Source: KNMI (weather station Utrecht/The Netherlands) 

Source: Delpher (Koninklijke Bibliotheek Newspapers from March 22, 1861 at Delpher

Born on March 22
Died on March 22

Names that were popular for boys in 1861
  • Jan
  • Johannes
  • Cornelis
  • Hendrik
  • Pieter
  • Willem
  • Gerrit
  • Jacob
  • Petrus
  • Jacobus
  • Adrianus
  • Dirk
  • Arie
  • Klaas
  • Hendrikus
Names that were popular for girls in 1861
  • Maria
  • Johanna
  • Anna
  • Cornelia
  • Elisabeth
  • Catharina
  • Adriana
  • Hendrika
  • Wilhelmina
  • Aaltje
  • Grietje
  • Neeltje
  • Trijntje
  • Antje
  • Jacoba