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Born on Wednesday February 2, 1898
Died on Wednesday February 2, 1898

Source: Delpher (KB | national library) Newspapers from February 2, 1898 at Delpher


Born on February 2

Died on February 2

Names that were popular for boys in 1898
  1. Johannes
  2. Jan
  3. Cornelis
  4. Hendrik
  5. Willem
  6. Pieter
  7. Gerrit
  8. Jacob
  9. Petrus
  10. Jacobus
  11. Adrianus
  12. Arie
  13. Dirk
  14. Wilhelmus
  15. Gerardus
  16. Hendrikus
Names that were popular for girls in 1898
  1. Maria
  2. Johanna
  3. Anna
  4. Cornelia
  5. Wilhelmina
  6. Hendrika
  7. Elisabeth
  8. Adriana
  9. Catharina
  10. Jacoba
  11. Aaltje
  12. Petronella
  13. Grietje
  14. Geertruida
  15. Neeltje
  16. Helena

Source: Wikipedia Historical events 1898
  • 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 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.
  • January 1 » New York, New York annexes land from surrounding counties, creating the City of Greater New York. The four initial boroughs, Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, and The Bronx, are joined on January 25 by Staten Island to create the modern city of five boroughs.
  • June 10 » Spanish–American War: In the Battle of Guantánamo Bay, U.S. Marines begin the American invasion of Spanish-held Cuba.
  • June 12 » Philippine Declaration of Independence: General Emilio Aguinaldo declares the Philippines' independence from Spain.
  • June 22 » Spanish–American War: In a chaotic operation, 6,000 men of the U.S. Fifth Army Corps begins landing at Daiquirí, Cuba, about 16 miles (26km) east of Santiago de Cuba. Lt. Gen. Arsenio Linares y Pombo of the Spanish Army outnumbers them two-to-one, but does not oppose the landings.
  • September 18 » The Fashoda Incident triggers the last war scare between Britain and France.
  • October 14 » The steam ship SSMohegan sinks near the Lizard peninsula, Cornwall, killing 106.
Weather February 2, 1898

The temperature on February 2, 1898 was about 9.4 °C. The airpressure was 75 cm mercury. The atmospheric humidity was 82%.

Source: KNMI