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Born on Thursday January 3, 1878
Died on Thursday January 3, 1878

Source: Delpher (KB | national library) Newspapers from January 3, 1878 at Delpher


Born on January 3

Died on January 3

Names that were popular for boys in 1878
  1. Johannes
  2. Jan
  3. Hendrik
  4. Cornelis
  5. Pieter
  6. Willem
  7. Gerrit
  8. Jacob
  9. Petrus
  10. Adrianus
  11. Jacobus
  12. Arie
  13. Dirk
  14. Wilhelmus
  15. Gerardus
  16. Klaas
Names that were popular for girls in 1878
  1. Maria
  2. Johanna
  3. Anna
  4. Cornelia
  5. Elisabeth
  6. Catharina
  7. Adriana
  8. Hendrika
  9. Wilhelmina
  10. Grietje
  11. Aaltje
  12. Trijntje
  13. Neeltje
  14. Jacoba
  15. Antje
  16. Geertruida

Source: Wikipedia Historical events 1878
  • Koning Willem III (Huis van Oranje-Nassau) was from 1849 till 1890 sovereign of the Netherlands (also known as Koninkrijk der Nederlanden)
  • 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.
  • January 4 » Russo-Turkish War (1877–78): Sofia is liberated from Ottoman rule and designated the capital of Liberated Bulgaria.
  • February 18 » John Tunstall is murdered by outlaw Jesse Evans, sparking the Lincoln County War in Lincoln County, New Mexico.
  • March 3 » The Russo-Turkish War ends with Bulgaria regaining its independence from the Ottoman Empire according to the Treaty of San Stefano.
  • June 4 » Cyprus Convention: The Ottoman Empire cedes Cyprus to the United Kingdom but retains nominal title.
  • September 3 » Over 640 die when the crowded pleasure boat Princess Alice collides with the Bywell Castle in the River Thames.
  • December 31 » Karl Benz, working in Mannheim, Germany, filed for a patent on his first reliable two-stroke gas engine, and he was granted the patent in 1879.
Weather January 3, 1878

The temperature on January 3, 1878 was about 2.6 °C. The air pressure was 3 kgf/m2 and came mainly from the south-southwest. The airpressure was 77 cm mercury. The atmospheric humidity was 94%.

Source: KNMI