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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)
  • 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.
  • In The Netherlands , there was from August 20, 1879 to April 23, 1883 the cabinet Van Lijnden van Sandenburg, with Mr. C.Th. baron Van Lijnden van Sandenburg (conservatief-AR) as prime minister.
  • The Netherlands had about 4.0 million citizens.
  • Anglo-Zulu War: the Zululand capital of Ulundi is captured by British troops and burnt to the ground, thus, ending the war and forcing King Cetshwayo to flee.
  • Anglo-Zulu War: Battle of Isandlwana ? Zulu troops defeat British troops.
  • Cetshwayo, last king of the Zulus, is captured by the British.
Weather

The temperature on November 24, 1879 was about -2.9 °C. The airpressure was 76 cm mercury. The atmospheric humidity was 95%.

Source: KNMI (weather station Utrecht/The Netherlands) 

Source: Delpher (Koninklijke Bibliotheek Newspapers from November 24, 1879 at Delpher

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Names that were popular for boys in 1879
  • Johannes
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Names that were popular for girls in 1879
  • Maria
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