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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 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.
  • Spanish-American War: The Battle of Manila Bay ? the United States Navy destroys the Spanish Pacific fleet in the first battle of the war.
  • Spanish-American War: The United States declares war on Spain.
  • The Hundred Days' Reform is started by Guangxu Emperor in hopes changing social, political and educational institutions in China, but is suspended by Empress Dowager Cixi after 104 days. The failed reform though led to the abolition of Imperial Examination in 1905.
Weather

The temperature on December 30, 1898 was about 5.3 °C. The airpressure was 74 cm mercury. The atmospheric humidity was 94%.

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

Source: Delpher (Koninklijke Bibliotheek Newspapers from December 30, 1898 at Delpher

Born on December 30
Died on December 30

Names that were popular for boys in 1898
  • Johannes
  • Jan
  • Cornelis
  • Hendrik
  • Willem
  • Pieter
  • Gerrit
  • Petrus
  • Jacobus
  • Adrianus
  • Jacob
  • Arie
  • Wilhelmus
  • Gerardus
  • Dirk
Names that were popular for girls in 1898
  • Maria
  • Johanna
  • Anna
  • Cornelia
  • Wilhelmina
  • Hendrika
  • Adriana
  • Elisabeth
  • Catharina
  • Jacoba
  • Aaltje
  • Petronella
  • Neeltje
  • Geertruida
  • Grietje