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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.
  • In The Netherlands , there was from February 10, 1866 to June 1, 1866 the cabinet Fransen van de Putte, with I.D. Fransen van de Putte (liberaal) as prime minister.
  • From June 1, 1866 till June 4, 1868 the Netherlands had a cabinet Van Zuijlen van Nijevelt - Heemskerk with the prime ministers Mr. J.P.J.A. graaf Van Zuijlen van Nijevelt (AR) and Mr. J. Heemskerk Azn. (conservatief).
  • The Netherlands had about 3.6 million citizens.
  • Charles Elmer Hires invents root beer.
  • The U.S. Congress eliminates the half dime coin and replaces it with the five cent piece, or nickel.
  • Spencer Compton Cavendish, Marquess of Hartington becomes British Secretary of State for War.
Weather

The temperature on July 22, 1866 was about 17.4 °C. 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 72%.

Source: KNMI (weather station Utrecht/The Netherlands) 

Source: Delpher (Koninklijke Bibliotheek Newspapers from July 22, 1866 at Delpher

Born on July 22
Died on July 22

Names that were popular for boys in 1866
  • Jan
  • Johannes
  • Hendrik
  • Cornelis
  • Willem
  • Pieter
  • Gerrit
  • Jacob
  • Petrus
  • Jacobus
  • Dirk
  • Adrianus
  • Arie
  • Hendrikus
  • Gerardus
Names that were popular for girls in 1866
  • Maria
  • Johanna
  • Anna
  • Cornelia
  • Adriana
  • Elisabeth
  • Catharina
  • Hendrika
  • Wilhelmina
  • Grietje
  • Aaltje
  • Neeltje
  • Trijntje
  • Antje
  • Petronella