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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.
  • 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 5.2 million citizens.
  • In Amherst, Massachusetts nurse Jane Toppan is arrested for murdering the Davis family of Boston with an overdose of morphine.
  • The College Board introduces its first standardized test, the forerunner to the SAT.
  • Kiowa land in Oklahoma is opened for white settlement, effectively dissolving the contiguous reservation.
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