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Born on Friday May 4, 1877
Died on Friday May 4, 1877

Source: Delpher (Koninklijke Bibliotheek Newspapers from May 4, 1877 at Delpher


Born on May 4

Died on May 4

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Source: Wikipedia Historical context 1877
  • 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).
  • In The Netherlands , there was from November 3, 1877 to August 20, 1879 the cabinet Kappeijne van de Coppello, with Mr. J. Kappeijne van de Coppello (liberaal) as prime minister.
  • The Netherlands had about 4.0 million citizens.
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  • June 17 » American Indian Wars: Battle of White Bird Canyon: The Nez Perce defeat the U.S. Cavalry at White Bird Canyon in the Idaho Territory.
  • July 21 » After rioting by Baltimore and Ohio Railroad workers and the deaths of nine rail workers at the hands of the Maryland militia, workers in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, stage a sympathy strike that is met with an assault by the state militia.
  • October 22 » The Blantyre mining disaster in Scotland kills 207 miners.
  • November 29 » Thomas Edison demonstrates his phonograph for the first time.
Weather May 4, 1877

The temperature on May 4, 1877 was about 7.7 °C. The air pressure was 4 kgf/m2 and came mainly from the north-northeast. The airpressure was 76 cm mercury. The atmospheric humidity was 39%.

Source: KNMI