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Source: Wikipedia Historical context
  • Koningin WilhelminaKoningin Wilhelmina (Huis van Oranje-Nassau) was from 1890 till 1948 sovereign of the Netherlands (also known as Koninkrijk der Nederlanden)
  • Regentes EmmaRegentes 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 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.
  • The Lumière brothers demonstrate film technology to scientists.
  • Madagascar becomes a French protectorate.
  • William G. Morgan creates a game called Mintonette, which soon comes to be referred to as volleyball.
Weather

The temperature on October 15, 1895 was about 10.7 °C. The airpressure was 76 cm mercury. The atmospheric humidity was 98%.

Source: KNMI (weather station Utrecht/The Netherlands) 

Source: Delpher (Koninklijke Bibliotheek Newspapers from October 15, 1895 at Delpher

Born on October 15
Died on October 15

Names that were popular for boys in 1895
  • Johannes
  • Jan
  • Cornelis
  • Hendrik
  • Willem
  • Pieter
  • Gerrit
  • Jacob
  • Petrus
  • Adrianus
  • Jacobus
  • Dirk
  • Arie
  • Wilhelmus
  • Hendrikus
Names that were popular for girls in 1895
  • Maria
  • Johanna
  • Anna
  • Cornelia
  • Wilhelmina
  • Hendrika
  • Adriana
  • Elisabeth
  • Catharina
  • Aaltje
  • Jacoba
  • Geertruida
  • Grietje
  • Neeltje
  • Petronella