genealogyonline

About the day » Friday May 19, 1882Calender converter

May 20, 1882 Next pagePrevious page May 18, 1882

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 Republic of Stellaland is founded in Southern Africa.
  • More than 100,000 inhabitants of Bombay are killed as a cyclone in the Arabian Sea pushes huge waves into the harbour.
  • The Shewan forces of Menelik defeat the Gojjame army in the Battle of Embabo. The Shewans capture Negus Tekle Haymanot of Gojjam, and heir victory leads to a Shewan hegemony over the territories south of the Abay River.
Weather

The temperature on May 19, 1882 was about 14.7 °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 50%.

Source: KNMI (weather station Utrecht/The Netherlands) 

Source: Delpher (Koninklijke Bibliotheek Newspapers from May 19, 1882 at Delpher

Born on May 19
Died on May 19

Names that were popular for boys in 1882
  • Johannes
  • Jan
  • Cornelis
  • Hendrik
  • Willem
  • Pieter
  • Gerrit
  • Jacob
  • Petrus
  • Jacobus
  • Adrianus
  • Dirk
  • Arie
  • Gerardus
  • Hendrikus
Names that were popular for girls in 1882
  • Maria
  • Johanna
  • Anna
  • Cornelia
  • Elisabeth
  • Adriana
  • Wilhelmina
  • Catharina
  • Hendrika
  • Neeltje
  • Aaltje
  • Petronella
  • Grietje
  • Jacoba
  • Geertruida