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  • Koning Willem III (Huis van Oranje-Nassau) was from 1849 till 1890 sovereign of the Netherlands (also known as Koninkrijk der Nederlanden)
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  • The Netherlands had about 4.0 million citizens.
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Weather

The temperature on May 22, 1880 was about 18.2 °C. The air pressure was 13 kgf/m2 and came mainly from the west-southwest. The airpressure was 75 cm mercury. The atmospheric humidity was 45%.

Source: KNMI

Source: Delpher (Koninklijke Bibliotheek Newspapers from May 22, 1880 at Delpher


Born on May 22

Died on May 22

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