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Born on Thursday December 5, 1878
Died on Thursday December 5, 1878

Source: Delpher (KB | national library) Newspapers from December 5, 1878 at Delpher


Born on December 5

Died on December 5

Names that were popular for boys in 1878
  1. Johannes
  2. Jan
  3. Cornelis
  4. Hendrik
  5. Pieter
  6. Willem
  7. Gerrit
  8. Jacob
  9. Petrus
  10. Adrianus
  11. Jacobus
  12. Arie
  13. Dirk
  14. Wilhelmus
  15. Gerardus
  16. Hendrikus
Names that were popular for girls in 1878
  1. Maria
  2. Johanna
  3. Anna
  4. Cornelia
  5. Elisabeth
  6. Adriana
  7. Catharina
  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.
  • March 3 » The Russo-Turkish War ends with Bulgaria regaining its independence from the Ottoman Empire according to the Treaty of San Stefano.
  • May 25 » Gilbert and Sullivan's comic opera H.M.S. Pinafore opens at the Opera Comique in London.
  • June 4 » Cyprus Convention: The Ottoman Empire cedes Cyprus to the United Kingdom but retains nominal title.
  • June 10 » League of Prizren is established, to oppose the decisions of the Congress of Berlin and the Treaty of San Stefano, as a consequence of which the Albanian lands in the Balkans were being partitioned and given to the neighbor states of Serbia, Montenegro, Bulgaria, and Greece.
  • September 3 » Over 640 die when the crowded pleasure boat Princess Alice collides with the Bywell Castle in the River Thames.
  • December 18 » The Al-Thani family become the rulers of the state of Qatar.
Weather December 5, 1878

The temperature on December 5, 1878 was about 4.7 °C. There was 0.2 mm of rain. The air pressure was 2 kgf/m2 and came mainly from the north-northwest. The airpressure was 76 cm mercury. The atmospheric humidity was 97%.

Source: KNMI