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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)
  • 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.
  • American Civil War: General Ambrose Burnside is relieved of command of the Army of the Potomac after the disastrous Fredericksburg campaign. He is replaced by Joseph Hooker.
  • The fire extinguisher is patented.
  • American Civil War: The Emancipation Proclamation takes effect in Confederate territory.
Weather

The temperature on November 5, 1863 was about 7.6 °C. There was 11 mm of rain. The air pressure was 0.5 kgf/m2 and came mainly from the northeast. The airpressure was 77 cm mercury. The atmospheric humidity was 94%.

Source: KNMI (weather station Utrecht/The Netherlands) 

Source: Delpher (Koninklijke Bibliotheek Newspapers from November 5, 1863 at Delpher

Born on November 5
Died on November 5

Names that were popular for boys in 1863
  • Johannes
  • Jan
  • Cornelis
  • Hendrik
  • Willem
  • Pieter
  • Gerrit
  • Jacob
  • Petrus
  • Jacobus
  • Adrianus
  • Dirk
  • Arie
  • Gerardus
  • Hendrikus
Names that were popular for girls in 1863
  • Maria
  • Johanna
  • Anna
  • Cornelia
  • Adriana
  • Catharina
  • Elisabeth
  • Hendrika
  • Wilhelmina
  • Aaltje
  • Grietje
  • Trijntje
  • Neeltje
  • Petronella
  • Antje