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Source: Wikipedia Historical context
  • Koningin Wilhelmina'Koningin 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 million citizens.
  • Datu Muhammad Salleh is assassinated in Kampung Teboh, Tambunan, ending the Mat Salleh Rebellion
  • Philippine-American War: Filipinos under Juan Cailles defeat Americans under Colonel Benjamin F. Cheatham at Mabitac.
  • Empress Dowager Longyu of China orders all foreigners killed, including foreign diplomats and their families.
Weather

The temperature on December 29, 1900 was about 5.2 °C. The airpressure was 75 cm mercury. The atmospheric humidity was 81%.

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

Source: Delpher (Koninklijke Bibliotheek Newspapers from December 29, 1900 at Delpher

Born on December 29
Died on December 29

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