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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 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.
  • Fenian bomb explodes in Clerkenwell, London, killing six.
  • Alaska purchase: Passing by a single vote, the United States Senate ratifies a treaty with Russia for the purchase of Alaska.
  • Singapore becomes a British crown colony.
Weather

The temperature on December 4, 1867 was about -0.6 °C. The air pressure was 1 kgf/m2 and came mainly from the east-southeast. The airpressure was 77 cm mercury. The atmospheric humidity was 70%.

Source: KNMI (weather station Utrecht/The Netherlands) 

Source: Delpher (Koninklijke Bibliotheek Newspapers from December 4, 1867 at Delpher

Born on December 4
Died on December 4

Names that were popular for boys in 1867
  • Jan
  • Johannes
  • Cornelis
  • Hendrik
  • Willem
  • Pieter
  • Gerrit
  • Jacob
  • Petrus
  • Adrianus
  • Jacobus
  • Dirk
  • Arie
  • Hendrikus
  • Wilhelmus
Names that were popular for girls in 1867
  • Maria
  • Johanna
  • Anna
  • Cornelia
  • Adriana
  • Catharina
  • Elisabeth
  • Hendrika
  • Wilhelmina
  • Grietje
  • Aaltje
  • Neeltje
  • Trijntje
  • Jacoba
  • Antje