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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.
  • 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.
  • Queen Ranavalona III, the last monarch of Madagascar, is deposed by a French military force.
  • Activist Marguerite Durand founds the feminist daily newspaper, La Fronde, in Paris.
  • The Boston subway opens, becoming the first underground rapid transit system in North America.
Weather

The temperature on October 19, 1897 was about 11.0 °C. The airpressure was 77 cm mercury. The atmospheric humidity was 99%.

Source: KNMI (weather station De Bilt/The Netherlands) 

Source: Delpher (Koninklijke Bibliotheek Newspapers from October 19, 1897 at Delpher

Born on October 19
Died on October 19

Names that were popular for boys in 1897
  • Johannes
  • Jan
  • Hendrik
  • Cornelis
  • Willem
  • Pieter
  • Gerrit
  • Petrus
  • Jacob
  • Adrianus
  • Jacobus
  • Arie
  • Dirk
  • Hendrikus
  • Wilhelmus
Names that were popular for girls in 1897
  • Maria
  • Johanna
  • Anna
  • Cornelia
  • Wilhelmina
  • Hendrika
  • Elisabeth
  • Adriana
  • Catharina
  • Aaltje
  • Jacoba
  • Petronella
  • Neeltje
  • Geertruida
  • Grietje