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Source: Wikipedia Historical context
  • Koning Willem III'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 5 million citizens.
  • The Football Association legalises professionalism in football under pressure from the British Football Association.
  • King Léopold II of Belgium establishes the Congo as a personal possession.
  • North-West Rebellion: the four-day Battle of Batoche, pitting rebel Métis against the Canadian government, comes to an end with a decisive rebel defeat.
Weather

The temperature on April 15, 1885 was about 12.5 °C. The air pressure was 2 kgf/m2 and came mainly from the northeast. The airpressure was 76 cm mercury. The atmospheric humidity was 49%.

Source: KNMI (weather station Utrecht/The Netherlands) 

Source: Delpher (Koninklijke Bibliotheek Newspapers from April 15, 1885 at Delpher

Born on April 15
Died on April 15

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