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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: The Battle of Marks' Mills.
  • Battle of Cedar Creek ? Union Army under Philip Sheridan destroy the Confederate Army under Jubal Early.
  • American Civil War: The Army of the Potomac, under General Ulysses S. Grant, breaks off from the Battle of the Wilderness and moves southwards.
Weather

The temperature on February 4, 1864 was about 1.6 °C. There was 0 mm of rain. The air pressure was 0.5 kgf/m2 and came mainly from the west-northwest. The airpressure was 76 cm mercury. The atmospheric humidity was 81%.

Source: KNMI (weather station Utrecht/The Netherlands) 

Source: Delpher (Koninklijke Bibliotheek Newspapers from February 4, 1864 at Delpher

Born on February 4
Died on February 4

Names that were popular for boys in 1864
  • Jan
  • Johannes
  • Hendrik
  • Cornelis
  • Willem
  • Pieter
  • Gerrit
  • Jacob
  • Petrus
  • Jacobus
  • Adrianus
  • Dirk
  • Arie
  • Klaas
  • Hendrikus
Names that were popular for girls in 1864
  • Maria
  • Johanna
  • Anna
  • Cornelia
  • Elisabeth
  • Adriana
  • Hendrika
  • Catharina
  • Wilhelmina
  • Aaltje
  • Grietje
  • Neeltje
  • Trijntje
  • Petronella
  • Antje