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Born on Wednesday April 2, 1873
Died on Wednesday April 2, 1873

Source: Delpher (Koninklijke Bibliotheek Newspapers from April 2, 1873 at Delpher


Born on April 2

Died on April 2

Names that were popular for boys in 1873
  1. Johannes
  2. Jan
  3. Cornelis
  4. Hendrik
  5. Willem
  6. Pieter
  7. Gerrit
  8. Jacob
  9. Petrus
  10. Jacobus
  11. Adrianus
  12. Dirk
  13. Arie
  14. Hendrikus
  15. Albert
  16. Gerardus
Names that were popular for girls in 1873
  1. Maria
  2. Johanna
  3. Anna
  4. Cornelia
  5. Elisabeth
  6. Catharina
  7. Adriana
  8. Hendrika
  9. Wilhelmina
  10. Grietje
  11. Neeltje
  12. Aaltje
  13. Trijntje
  14. Petronella
  15. Jacoba
  16. Antje

Source: Wikipedia Historical context 1873
  • Koning Willem III (Huis van Oranje-Nassau) was from 1849 till 1890 sovereign of the Netherlands (also known as Koninkrijk der Nederlanden)
  • From July 6, 1872 till August 27, 1874 the Netherlands had a cabinet De Vries - Fransen van de Putte with the prime ministers Mr. G. de Vries Azn. (liberaal) and I.D. Fransen van de Putte (liberaal).
  • The Netherlands had about 4.0 million citizens.
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Weather April 2, 1873

The temperature on April 2, 1873 was about 16.2 °C. The air pressure was 3 kgf/m2 and came mainly from the north-northwest. The airpressure was 77 cm mercury. The atmospheric humidity was 54%.

Source: KNMI