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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.
  • British troops are defeated by Boers at Ladysmith, South Africa.
  • The Second Boer War: The 118-day "Siege of Ladysmith" is lifted.
  • The Upper Ferntree Gully to Gembrook Narrow-gauge (2 ft 6 in or 762mm) Railway (now the Puffing Billy Railway) in Victoria, Australia is opened for traffic.
Weather

The temperature on November 24, 1900 was about 6.8 °C. The airpressure was 76 cm mercury. The atmospheric humidity was 85%.

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

Source: Delpher (Koninklijke Bibliotheek Newspapers from November 24, 1900 at Delpher

Born on November 24
Died on November 24

Names that were popular for boys in 1900
  • Johannes
  • Jan
  • Cornelis
  • Hendrik
  • Willem
  • Pieter
  • Gerrit
  • Petrus
  • Adrianus
  • Jacobus
  • Jacob
  • Wilhelmus
  • Dirk
  • Antonius
  • Hendrikus
Names that were popular for girls in 1900
  • Maria
  • Johanna
  • Anna
  • Cornelia
  • Wilhelmina
  • Adriana
  • Elisabeth
  • Catharina
  • Hendrika
  • Petronella
  • Geertruida
  • Jacoba
  • Grietje
  • Aaltje
  • Neeltje