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Born on Wednesday December 20, 1876
Died on Wednesday December 20, 1876

Source: Delpher (Koninklijke Bibliotheek Newspapers from December 20, 1876 at Delpher


Born on December 20

Died on December 20

Names that were popular for boys in 1876
  1. Johannes
  2. Jan
  3. Cornelis
  4. Hendrik
  5. Pieter
  6. Willem
  7. Gerrit
  8. Jacob
  9. Petrus
  10. Jacobus
  11. Adrianus
  12. Dirk
  13. Arie
  14. Hendrikus
  15. Wilhelmus
  16. Gerardus
Names that were popular for girls in 1876
  1. Maria
  2. Johanna
  3. Anna
  4. Cornelia
  5. Adriana
  6. Elisabeth
  7. Catharina
  8. Hendrika
  9. Wilhelmina
  10. Grietje
  11. Aaltje
  12. Jacoba
  13. Neeltje
  14. Petronella
  15. Geertruida
  16. Trijntje

Source: Wikipedia Historical context 1876
  • 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.
  • March 10 » The first successful test of a telephone is made by Alexander Graham Bell.
  • April 22 » The first game in the history of the National League was played at the Jefferson Street Grounds in Philadelphia. This game is often pointed to as the beginning of Major League Baseball.
  • August 8 » Thomas Edison receives a patent for his mimeograph.
  • November 23 » Corrupt Tammany Hall leader William Magear Tweed (better known as Boss Tweed) is delivered to authorities in New York City after being captured in Spain.
  • December 23 » First day of the Constantinople Conference which resulted in agreement for political reforms in the Balkans.
  • December 29 » The Ashtabula River railroad disaster occurs, leaving 64 injured and 92 dead at Ashtabula, Ohio.
Weather December 20, 1876

The temperature on December 20, 1876 was about 5.8 °C. There was 3 mm of rain. The air pressure was 5 kgf/m2 and came mainly from the south-southeast. The airpressure was 74 cm mercury. The atmospheric humidity was 97%.

Source: KNMI