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  • 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 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).
  • In The Netherlands , there was from February 1, 1862 to February 10, 1866 the cabinet Thorbecke II, with Mr. J.R. Thorbecke (liberaal) as prime minister.
  • The Netherlands had about 3.6 million citizens.
  • President Abraham Lincoln signs a bill into law creating the United States Bureau of Agriculture. It is later renamed the United States Department of Agriculture.
  • Minnesota trader Andrew Myrick is killed and has his mouth stuffed with grass.
  • American Civil War: Abraham Lincoln removes George B. McClellan as commander of the Union Army for the second and final time.
Weather

The temperature on June 4, 1862 was about 18.2 °C. The air pressure was 1 kgf/m2 and came mainly from the west-northwest. The airpressure was 77 cm mercury. The atmospheric humidity was 51%.

Source: KNMI (weather station Utrecht/The Netherlands) 

Source: Delpher (Koninklijke Bibliotheek Newspapers from June 4, 1862 at Delpher

Born on June 4
Died on June 4

Names that were popular for boys in 1862
  • Jan
  • Johannes
  • Cornelis
  • Hendrik
  • Pieter
  • Willem
  • Gerrit
  • Jacob
  • Petrus
  • Jacobus
  • Adrianus
  • Dirk
  • Hendrikus
  • Arie
  • Gerardus
Names that were popular for girls in 1862
  • Maria
  • Johanna
  • Anna
  • Cornelia
  • Adriana
  • Elisabeth
  • Catharina
  • Hendrika
  • Aaltje
  • Wilhelmina
  • Grietje
  • Neeltje
  • Trijntje
  • Antje
  • Jacoba