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Source: Wikipedia Historical context
  • Koning Willem III'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 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 million citizens.
  • Construction of Cologne Cathedral, the most famous landmark in Cologne, Germany, is completed.
  • Thomas Edison observes the Edison effect.
  • Ferdinand de Lesseps begins French construction of the Panama Canal.
Weather

The temperature on March 4, 1880 was about 6.9 °C. There was 11 mm of rain. The air pressure was 3 kgf/m2 and came mainly from the west-southwest. The airpressure was 76 cm mercury. The atmospheric humidity was 85%.

Source: KNMI (weather station Utrecht/The Netherlands) 

Source: Delpher (Koninklijke Bibliotheek Newspapers from March 4, 1880 at Delpher

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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