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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 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.
  • John Philip Sousa becomes leader of the United States Marine Band.
  • Second Anglo-Afghan War: Battle of Maiwand ? In a pyrrhic victory, Afghan forces led by Ayub Khan defeat the British Army in battle near Maiwand, Afghanistan.
  • France annexes Tahiti.
Weather

The temperature on December 30, 1880 was about 4.7 °C. There was 3 mm of rain. The air pressure was 1 kgf/m2 and came mainly from the southwest. The airpressure was 75 cm mercury. The atmospheric humidity was 93%.

Source: KNMI (weather station Utrecht/The Netherlands) 

Source: Delpher (Koninklijke Bibliotheek Newspapers from December 30, 1880 at Delpher

Born on December 30
Died on December 30

Names that were popular for boys in 1880
  • Johannes
  • Jan
  • Cornelis
  • Hendrik
  • Pieter
  • Willem
  • Gerrit
  • Jacob
  • Petrus
  • Jacobus
  • Adrianus
  • Dirk
  • Arie
  • Hendrikus
  • Wilhelmus
Names that were popular for girls in 1880
  • Maria
  • Johanna
  • Anna
  • Cornelia
  • Elisabeth
  • Adriana
  • Wilhelmina
  • Catharina
  • Hendrika
  • Grietje
  • Neeltje
  • Aaltje
  • Trijntje
  • Jacoba
  • Geertruida