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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.
  • In Northfield, Minnesota, Jesse James and the James-Younger Gang attempt to rob the town's bank but are driven off by armed citizens.
  • Battle of the Little Bighorn and the death of Lieutenant Colonel George Armstrong Custer.
  • Ottoman sultan Abd-ul-Aziz is deposed and succeeded by his nephew Murat V.
Weather

The temperature on May 20, 1876 was about 14.6 °C. The air pressure was 3 kgf/m2 and came mainly from the south-southeast. The airpressure was 77 cm mercury. The atmospheric humidity was 35%.

Source: KNMI (weather station Utrecht/The Netherlands) 

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

Born on May 20
Died on May 20

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