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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.
  • In The Netherlands , there was from August 1, 1901 to August 16, 1905 the cabinet Kuijper, with Dr. A. Kuijper (AR) as prime minister.
  • The Netherlands had about 5 million citizens.
  • The U.S. Steel Recognition Strike by the Amalgamated Association of Iron and Steel Workers begins.
  • US President Theodore Roosevelt delivers a 20,000-word speech to the House of Representatives asking the Congress to curb the power of trusts "within reasonable limits".
  • The 1901 Caister Lifeboat Disaster.
Weather

The temperature on February 12, 1901 was between -5.4 °C and 3.5 °C and averaged -1.9 °C. There was 4.5 hours of sunshine (46%).

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

Source: Delpher (Koninklijke Bibliotheek Newspapers from February 12, 1901 at Delpher

Born on February 12
Died on February 12

Names that were popular for boys in 1901
  • Johannes
  • Jan
  • Cornelis
  • Hendrik
  • Willem
  • Pieter
  • Gerrit
  • Petrus
  • Adrianus
  • Jacobus
  • Jacob
  • Gerardus
  • Dirk
  • Wilhelmus
  • Hendrikus
Names that were popular for girls in 1901
  • Maria
  • Johanna
  • Anna
  • Cornelia
  • Wilhelmina
  • Elisabeth
  • Adriana
  • Hendrika
  • Catharina
  • Jacoba
  • Geertruida
  • Aaltje
  • Petronella
  • Grietje
  • Neeltje