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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).
  • From June 4, 1868 till January 4, 1871 the Netherlands had a cabinet Van Bosse - Fock with the prime ministers Mr. P.P. van Bosse (liberaal) and Mr. C. Fock (liberaal).
  • The Netherlands had about 3.6 million citizens.
  • The city of Reno, Nevada, is founded.
  • The Lake Ontario Shore Railroad Company is organized in Oswego, New York.
  • The Shogunate is abolished in Japan.
Weather

The temperature on May 1, 1868 was about 11.4 °C. The air pressure was 2 kgf/m2 and came mainly from the west-southwest. The airpressure was 77 cm mercury. The atmospheric humidity was 85%.

Source: KNMI (weather station Utrecht/The Netherlands) 

Source: Delpher (Koninklijke Bibliotheek Newspapers from May 1, 1868 at Delpher

Born on May 1
Died on May 1

Names that were popular for boys in 1868
  • Jan
  • Johannes
  • Cornelis
  • Hendrik
  • Pieter
  • Willem
  • Gerrit
  • Jacob
  • Petrus
  • Jacobus
  • Adrianus
  • Dirk
  • Arie
  • Hendrikus
  • Klaas
Names that were popular for girls in 1868
  • Maria
  • Johanna
  • Anna
  • Cornelia
  • Adriana
  • Elisabeth
  • Catharina
  • Hendrika
  • Wilhelmina
  • Aaltje
  • Grietje
  • Neeltje
  • Trijntje
  • Petronella
  • Antje