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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)
  • 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.
  • Franco-Prussian War: Battle of Sedan ? Prussian forces take Napoleon III of France and 100,000 of his soldiers prisoner.
  • The inauguration of the Musikverein in Vienna.
  • The United States Department of Justice formally comes into existence.
Weather

The temperature on April 27, 1870 was about 8.3 °C. There was 0 mm of rain. The air pressure was 20 kgf/m2 and came mainly from the northwest. The airpressure was 76 cm mercury. The atmospheric humidity was 75%.

Source: KNMI (weather station Utrecht/The Netherlands) 

Source: Delpher (Koninklijke Bibliotheek Newspapers from April 27, 1870 at Delpher

Born on April 27
Died on April 27

Names that were popular for boys in 1870
  • Johannes
  • Jan
  • Cornelis
  • Hendrik
  • Willem
  • Pieter
  • Gerrit
  • Jacob
  • Petrus
  • Jacobus
  • Adrianus
  • Dirk
  • Arie
  • Hendrikus
  • Wilhelmus
Names that were popular for girls in 1870
  • Maria
  • Johanna
  • Anna
  • Cornelia
  • Adriana
  • Catharina
  • Elisabeth
  • Hendrika
  • Wilhelmina
  • Aaltje
  • Neeltje
  • Trijntje
  • Grietje
  • Petronella
  • Jacoba