genealogyonline

About the day » Thursday May 15, 1884Calender converter

May 16, 1884 Next pagePrevious page May 14, 1884


Born on Thursday May 15, 1884
Died on Thursday May 15, 1884

Source: Delpher (Koninklijke Bibliotheek Newspapers from May 15, 1884 at Delpher


Born on May 15

Died on May 15

Names that were popular for boys in 1884
  1. Johannes
  2. Jan
  3. Cornelis
  4. Hendrik
  5. Pieter
  6. Willem
  7. Gerrit
  8. Petrus
  9. Jacobus
  10. Jacob
  11. Adrianus
  12. Dirk
  13. Arie
  14. Wilhelmus
  15. Gerardus
  16. Hendrikus
Names that were popular for girls in 1884
  1. Maria
  2. Johanna
  3. Anna
  4. Cornelia
  5. Adriana
  6. Elisabeth
  7. Catharina
  8. Hendrika
  9. Wilhelmina
  10. Jacoba
  11. Aaltje
  12. Petronella
  13. Grietje
  14. Geertruida
  15. Trijntje
  16. Neeltje

Source: Wikipedia Historical context 1884
  • 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 April 23, 1884 to April 21, 1888 the cabinet Heemskerk, with Mr. J. Heemskerk Azn. (conservatief) as prime minister.
  • The Netherlands had about 4.5 million citizens.
  • March 27 » A mob in Cincinnati, Ohio, attacks members of a jury which had returned a verdict of manslaughter in what was seen as a clear case of murder; over the next few days the mob would riot and eventually destroy the courthouse.
  • May 1 » The Federation of Organized Trades and Labor Unions demands the eight-hour work day in the United States.
  • July 3 » Dow Jones & Company publishes its first stock average.
  • July 5 » Germany takes possession of Cameroon.
  • October 13 » The International Meridian Conference establishes the meridian of the Greenwich Observatory as the prime meridian.
  • October 22 » The International Meridian Conference designates the Royal Observatory, Greenwich as the world's prime meridian.
Weather May 15, 1884

The temperature on May 15, 1884 was about 13.5 °C. The air pressure was 17 kgf/m2 and came mainly from the west-southwest. The airpressure was 76 cm mercury. The atmospheric humidity was 67%.

Source: KNMI