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).
In The Netherlands , there was from January 4, 1871 to July 6, 1872 the cabinet Thorbecke III, with Mr. J.R. Thorbecke (liberaal) as prime minister.
The Netherlands had about 4.0 million citizens.
January 19 » Franco-Prussian War: In the Siege of Paris, Prussia wins the Battle of St. Quentin. Meanwhile, the French attempt to break the siege in the Battle of Buzenval will end unsuccessfully the following day.
February 17 » The victorious Prussian Army parades through Paris, France, after the end of the Siege of Paris during the Franco-Prussian War.
April 1 » The 3rd Duke of Buckingham opened the Brill Tramway, a short railway line to transport goods between his lands and the national rail network.
October 8 » The Great Chicago Fire and the much deadlier Peshtigo Fire break out.
November 16 » The National Rifle Association receives its charter from New York State.
December 26 » Thespis, the first Gilbert and Sullivan collaboration, debuts. It does modestly well, but the two would not collaborate again for four years and the score has been lost.
The temperature on June 11, 1871 was about 17.5 °C. The air pressure was 1 kgf/m2 and came mainly from the north-northeast. The atmospheric humidity was 66%.
1903 » Nikolai Bugaev, Russian mathematician and philosopher (b. 1837)
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