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Source: Wikipedia Historical context
  • Koning 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.
  • January 15 » The first newspaper in Afrikaans, Die Afrikaanse Patriot, is published in Paarl.
  • February 2 » The National League of Professional Baseball Clubs of Major League Baseball is formed.
  • March 7 » Alexander Graham Bell is granted a patent for an invention he calls the "telephone".
  • March 10 » The first successful test of a telephone is made by Alexander Graham Bell.
  • August 1 » Colorado is admitted as the 38th U.S. state.
  • September 7 » In Northfield, Minnesota, Jesse James and the James–Younger Gang attempt to rob the town's bank but are driven off by armed citizens.
Weather

The temperature on November 15, 1876 was about 15.5 °C. The air pressure was 3 kgf/m2 and came mainly from the south-southeast. The airpressure was 75 cm mercury. The atmospheric humidity was 78%.

Source: KNMI

Source: Delpher (Koninklijke Bibliotheek Newspapers from November 15, 1876 at Delpher


Born on November 15

Died on November 15

Names that were popular for boys in 1876
  • Johannes
  • Jan
  • Cornelis
  • Hendrik
  • Willem
  • Pieter
  • Gerrit
  • Jacob
  • Petrus
  • Jacobus
  • Adrianus
  • Dirk
  • Arie
  • Hendrikus
  • Wilhelmus
Names that were popular for girls in 1876
  • Maria
  • Johanna
  • Anna
  • Cornelia
  • Adriana
  • Elisabeth
  • Catharina
  • Hendrika
  • Wilhelmina
  • Aaltje
  • Grietje
  • Neeltje
  • Jacoba
  • Geertruida
  • Petronella