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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 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.
  • May 25 » Playwright, poet, novelist and aesthete Oscar Wilde is convicted of "committing acts of gross indecency with other male persons" and sentenced to serve two years in prison.
  • June 11 » Paris–Bordeaux–Paris, sometimes called the first automobile race in history or the "first motor race", takes place.
  • July 11 » Brothers Auguste and Louis Lumière demonstrate movie film technology to scientists.
  • October 8 » Korean Empress Myeongseong is assassinated by Japanese infiltrators.
  • October 22 » In Paris an express train derails after overrunning the buffer stop, crossing almost 30 metres (100ft) of concourse before crashing through a wall and falling 10 metres (33ft) to the road below.
  • November 8 » While experimenting with electricity, Wilhelm Röntgen discovers the X-ray.
Weather

The temperature on November 29, 1895 was about 0.5 °C. The airpressure was 76 cm mercury. The atmospheric humidity was 89%.

Source: KNMI

Source: Delpher (Koninklijke Bibliotheek Newspapers from November 29, 1895 at Delpher


Born on November 29

Died on November 29

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