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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 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.
  • In Craigellachie, British Columbia, construction ends on the Canadian Pacific Railway railway extending across Canada.
  • Gottlieb Daimler is granted a German patent for his engine design.
  • Indian National Congress a political party of India is founded in Bombay, British India.
Weather

The temperature on October 7, 1885 was about 8.9 °C. There was 20 mm of rain. The air pressure was 2 kgf/m2 and came mainly from the west-northwest. The airpressure was 75 cm mercury. The atmospheric humidity was 92%.

Source: KNMI (weather station Utrecht/The Netherlands) 

Source: Delpher (Koninklijke Bibliotheek Newspapers from October 7, 1885 at Delpher

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Names that were popular for boys in 1885
  • Johannes
  • Jan
  • Cornelis
  • Hendrik
  • Willem
  • Pieter
  • Gerrit
  • Petrus
  • Jacobus
  • Adrianus
  • Jacob
  • Arie
  • Dirk
  • Hendrikus
  • Wilhelmus
Names that were popular for girls in 1885
  • Maria
  • Johanna
  • Anna
  • Cornelia
  • Elisabeth
  • Adriana
  • Wilhelmina
  • Hendrika
  • Catharina
  • Aaltje
  • Jacoba
  • Grietje
  • Neeltje
  • Geertruida
  • Trijntje