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  • 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 21, 1888 to August 21, 1891 the cabinet Mackay, with Mr. A. baron Mackay (AR) as prime minister.
  • The Netherlands had about 4.5 million citizens.
  • Nintendo Koppai (Later Nintendo Company, Limited) is founded by Fusajiro Yamauchi to produce and market the playing card game Hanafuda.
  • Johnstown Flood: Over 2,200 people die after a dam break sends a 60-foot (18-meter) wall of water over the town of Johnstown, Pennsylvania.
  • President Grover Cleveland signs a bill admitting North Dakota, South Dakota, Montana and Washington as U.S. states.
Weather

The temperature on February 6, 1889 was about 2.5 °C. There was 6 mm of rain. The air pressure was 8 kgf/m2 and came mainly from the west-northwest. The airpressure was 76 cm mercury. The atmospheric humidity was 89%.

Source: KNMI (weather station Utrecht/The Netherlands) 

Source: Delpher (Koninklijke Bibliotheek Newspapers from February 6, 1889 at Delpher

Born on February 6
Died on February 6

Names that were popular for boys in 1889
  • Johannes
  • Jan
  • Hendrik
  • Cornelis
  • Willem
  • Pieter
  • Gerrit
  • Jacob
  • Petrus
  • Jacobus
  • Adrianus
  • Arie
  • Dirk
  • Gerardus
  • Hendrikus
Names that were popular for girls in 1889
  • Maria
  • Johanna
  • Anna
  • Cornelia
  • Adriana
  • Hendrika
  • Elisabeth
  • Wilhelmina
  • Catharina
  • Aaltje
  • Grietje
  • Jacoba
  • Neeltje
  • Geertruida
  • Petronella