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Born on Friday May 20, 1898
Died on Friday May 20, 1898

Source: Delpher (Koninklijke Bibliotheek Newspapers from May 20, 1898 at Delpher


Born on May 20

Died on May 20

Names that were popular for boys in 1898
  1. Johannes
  2. Jan
  3. Cornelis
  4. Hendrik
  5. Willem
  6. Pieter
  7. Gerrit
  8. Adrianus
  9. Jacobus
  10. Petrus
  11. Jacob
  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. Adriana
  8. Elisabeth
  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.
  • April 21 » Spanish–American War: The United States Navy begins a blockade of Cuban ports. When the U.S. Congress issued a declaration of war on April 25, it declared that a state of war had existed from this date.
  • April 22 » Spanish–American War: The USSNashville captures a Spanish merchant ship.
  • May 1 » Spanish–American War: Battle of Manila Bay: The Asiatic Squadron of the United States Navy destroys the Pacific Squadron of the Spanish Navy after a seven-hour battle. Spain loses all seven of its ships, and 381 Spanish sailors die. There are no American vessel losses or combat deaths.
  • July 25 » Spanish-American War: The American invasion of Spanish-held Puerto Rico begins, as United States Army troops under General Nelson A. Miles land and secure the port at Guánica.
  • November 10 » Beginning of the Wilmington insurrection of 1898, the only instance of a municipal government being overthrown in United States history.
  • December 26 » Marie and Pierre Curie announce the isolation of radium.
Weather May 20, 1898

The temperature on May 20, 1898 was about 13.2 °C. The airpressure was 75 cm mercury. The atmospheric humidity was 96%.

Source: KNMI