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Source: Wikipedia Historical context
  • 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 4.5 million citizens.
  • The city of Spokan Falls (today Spokane, Washington) is officially incorporated as a city.
  • The Gunfight at the O.K. Corral takes place at Tombstone, Arizona.
  • In North Africa, Tunisia becomes a French protectorate.
Weather

The temperature on May 22, 1881 was about 15.8 °C. The air pressure was 2 kgf/m2 and came mainly from the east-northeast. The airpressure was 77 cm mercury. The atmospheric humidity was 51%.

Source: KNMI (weather station Utrecht/The Netherlands) 

Source: Delpher (Koninklijke Bibliotheek Newspapers from May 22, 1881 at Delpher

Born on May 22
Died on May 22

Names that were popular for boys in 1881
  • Johannes
  • Jan
  • Cornelis
  • Hendrik
  • Willem
  • Gerrit
  • Pieter
  • Petrus
  • Jacob
  • Jacobus
  • Adrianus
  • Arie
  • Dirk
  • Gerardus
  • Hendrikus
Names that were popular for girls in 1881
  • Maria
  • Johanna
  • Anna
  • Cornelia
  • Elisabeth
  • Adriana
  • Catharina
  • Wilhelmina
  • Hendrika
  • Aaltje
  • Neeltje
  • Jacoba
  • Grietje
  • Petronella
  • Geertruida