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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)
  • Koningin WilhelminaKoningin Wilhelmina (Huis van Oranje-Nassau) was from 1890 till 1948 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.
  • Anna Månsdotter becomes the last woman in Sweden to be executed, for the 1889 Yngsjö murder.
  • Completion of the first Lake Biwa Canal.
  • Wyoming is admitted as the 44th U.S. state.
Weather

The temperature on August 6, 1890 was about 21.7 °C. The air pressure was 1 kgf/m2 and came mainly from the north-northwest. The airpressure was 76 cm mercury. The atmospheric humidity was 75%.

Source: KNMI (weather station Utrecht/The Netherlands) 

Source: Delpher (Koninklijke Bibliotheek Newspapers from August 6, 1890 at Delpher

Born on August 6
Died on August 6

Names that were popular for boys in 1890
  • Johannes
  • Jan
  • Cornelis
  • Hendrik
  • Willem
  • Pieter
  • Gerrit
  • Petrus
  • Jacob
  • Jacobus
  • Adrianus
  • Dirk
  • Arie
  • Hendrikus
  • Gerardus
Names that were popular for girls in 1890
  • Maria
  • Johanna
  • Anna
  • Cornelia
  • Adriana
  • Elisabeth
  • Hendrika
  • Wilhelmina
  • Catharina
  • Aaltje
  • Jacoba
  • Neeltje
  • Grietje
  • Petronella
  • Geertruida