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.
In The Netherlands , there was from July 27, 1897 to August 1, 1901 the cabinet Pierson, with Mr. N.G. Pierson (unie-liberaal) as prime minister.
The Netherlands had about 5.1 million citizens.
April 18 » The Greco-Turkish War is declared between Greece and the Ottoman Empire.
May 26 » Dracula, a Gothic horror novel by Irish author Bram Stoker, is published.
June 22 » British colonial officers Charles Walter Rand and Lt. Charles Egerton Ayerst are assassinated in Pune, Maharashtra, India by the Chapekar brothers and Mahadeo Vinayak Ranade, who are later caught and hanged.
July 11 » Salomon August Andrée leaves Spitsbergen to attempt to reach the North Pole by balloon. He later crashes and dies.
August 31 » Thomas Edison patents the Kinetoscope, the first movie projector.
December 6 » London becomes the world's first city to host licensed taxicabs.
Weather October 14, 1897
The temperature on October 14, 1897 was about 13.2 °C. The airpressure was 76 cm mercury. The atmospheric humidity was 85%.
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