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  • 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.
  • Booker T. Washington delivers the "Atlanta Compromise" address.
  • Daniel David Palmer gives the first chiropractic adjustment.
  • In Saint Petersburg, Russian scientist Alexander Stepanovich Popov demonstrates to the Russian Physical and Chemical Society his invention, the Popov lightning detector ? a primitive radio receiver. In some parts of the former Soviet Union the anniversary of this day is celebrated as Radio Day.
Weather

The temperature on August 17, 1895 was about 18.4 °C. The airpressure was 77 cm mercury. The atmospheric humidity was 75%.

Source: KNMI (weather station Utrecht/The Netherlands) 

Source: Delpher (Koninklijke Bibliotheek Newspapers from August 17, 1895 at Delpher

Born on August 17
Died on August 17

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