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Source: Wikipedia Historical context
  • Koningin WilhelminaKoningin Wilhelmina (Huis van Oranje-Nassau) was from 1890 till 1948 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.
  • The Irish Literary Theatre in Dublin opens.
  • The United States takes possession of Wake Island in the Pacific Ocean.
  • Cyclone Mahina sweeps in north of Cooktown, Queensland, with a 12metres (39ft) wave that reaches up to 5kilometres (3.1mi) inland, killing over 300.
Weather

The temperature on April 26, 1899 was about 12.3 °C. The airpressure was 75 cm mercury. The atmospheric humidity was 69%.

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

Source: Delpher (Koninklijke Bibliotheek Newspapers from April 26, 1899 at Delpher

Born on April 26
Died on April 26

Names that were popular for boys in 1899
  • Johannes
  • Jan
  • Hendrik
  • Cornelis
  • Willem
  • Pieter
  • Gerrit
  • Petrus
  • Adrianus
  • Jacob
  • Jacobus
  • Arie
  • Dirk
  • Wilhelmus
  • Antonius
Names that were popular for girls in 1899
  • Maria
  • Johanna
  • Anna
  • Cornelia
  • Wilhelmina
  • Adriana
  • Elisabeth
  • Hendrika
  • Catharina
  • Aaltje
  • Jacoba
  • Petronella
  • Grietje
  • Geertruida
  • Neeltje