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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 August 27, 1874 till November 3, 1877 the Netherlands had a cabinet Heemskerk - Van Lijnden van Sandenburg with the prime ministers Mr. J. Heemskerk Azn. (conservatief) and Mr. C.Th. baron Van Lijnden van Sandenburg (AR).
  • The Netherlands had about 4.0 million citizens.
  • The Treaty of Saint Petersburg between Japan and Russia is ratified, providing for the exchange of Sakhalin for the Kuril Islands.
  • First telegraphic connection in Argentina.
  • The Massachusetts Rifle Association, "America's Oldest Active Gun Club", is founded.
Weather

The temperature on March 15, 1875 was about 10.2 °C. The air pressure was 3 kgf/m2 and came mainly from the east. The airpressure was 76 cm mercury. The atmospheric humidity was 43%.

Source: KNMI (weather station Utrecht/The Netherlands) 

Source: Delpher (Koninklijke Bibliotheek Newspapers from March 15, 1875 at Delpher

Born on March 15
Died on March 15

Names that were popular for boys in 1875
  • Johannes
  • Jan
  • Cornelis
  • Hendrik
  • Willem
  • Pieter
  • Gerrit
  • Jacob
  • Petrus
  • Adrianus
  • Jacobus
  • Dirk
  • Arie
  • Hendrikus
  • Gerardus
Names that were popular for girls in 1875
  • Maria
  • Johanna
  • Anna
  • Cornelia
  • Elisabeth
  • Adriana
  • Catharina
  • Hendrika
  • Wilhelmina
  • Aaltje
  • Grietje
  • Neeltje
  • Jacoba
  • Trijntje
  • Petronella