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Source: Wikipedia Historical context
  • Koningin Wilhelmina (Huis van Oranje-Nassau) was from 1890 till 1948 sovereign of the Netherlands (also known as Koninkrijk der Nederlanden)
  • Regentes Emma (Huis van Oranje-Nassau) was from 1890 till 1898 sovereign of the Netherlands (also known as Koninkrijk der Nederlanden)
  • In The Netherlands , there was from August 21, 1891 to May 9, 1894 the cabinet Van Tienhoven, with Mr. G. van Tienhoven (unie-liberaal) as prime minister.
  • In The Netherlands , there was from May 9, 1894 to July 27, 1897 the cabinet Roëll, with Jonkheer mr. J. Roëll (oud-liberaal) as prime minister.
  • The Netherlands had about 5.1 million citizens.
  • February 12 » Anarchist Émile Henry hurls a bomb into the Cafe Terminus in Paris, killing one person and wounding 20.
  • March 22 » The first playoff game for the Stanley Cup starts.
  • May 1 » Coxey's Army, the first significant American protest march, arrives in Washington, D.C.
  • June 24 » Marie François Sadi Carnot is assassinated by Sante Geronimo Caserio.
  • July 22 » The first ever motor race is held in France between the cities of Paris and Rouen. The fastest finisher was the Comte Jules-Albert de Dion, but the 'official' victory was awarded to Albert Lemaître driving his 3hp petrol engined Peugeot.
  • September 15 » First Sino-Japanese War: Japan defeats Qing dynasty China in the Battle of Pyongyang.
Weather

The temperature on January 16, 1894 was about 3.4 °C. There was 4 mm of rain. The airpressure was 76 cm mercury. The atmospheric humidity was 100%.

Source: KNMI

Source: Delpher (Koninklijke Bibliotheek Newspapers from January 16, 1894 at Delpher


Born on January 16

Died on January 16

Names that were popular for boys in 1894
  • Johannes
  • Jan
  • Cornelis
  • Hendrik
  • Willem
  • Pieter
  • Gerrit
  • Petrus
  • Adrianus
  • Jacob
  • Jacobus
  • Arie
  • Dirk
  • Hendrikus
  • Gerardus
Names that were popular for girls in 1894
  • Maria
  • Johanna
  • Anna
  • Cornelia
  • Wilhelmina
  • Elisabeth
  • Hendrika
  • Catharina
  • Adriana
  • Neeltje
  • Aaltje
  • Jacoba
  • Grietje
  • Petronella
  • Geertruida