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Source: Wikipedia Historical context
  • 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 August 1, 1901 to August 16, 1905 the cabinet Kuijper, with Dr. A. Kuijper (AR) as prime minister.
  • The Netherlands had about 5.4 million citizens.
  • January 8 » The Blackstone Library is dedicated, marking the beginning of the Chicago Public Library system.
  • February 9 » Russo-Japanese War: Battle of Port Arthur concludes.
  • February 17 » Madama Butterfly receives its première at La Scala in Milan.
  • April 8 » Longacre Square in Midtown Manhattan is renamed Times Square after The New York Times.
  • October 20 » Chile and Bolivia sign the Treaty of Peace and Friendship, delimiting the border between the two countries.
  • October 27 » The first underground New York City Subway line opens, later designated as the IRT Broadway–Seventh Avenue Line.
Weather

The temperature on October 28, 1904 was between 2.1 °C and 12.7 °C and averaged 7.0 °C. There was 8.3 hours of sunshine (84%). The average windspeed was 3 Bft (moderate breeze) and was prevailing from the east.

Source: KNMI

Source: Delpher (Koninklijke Bibliotheek Newspapers from October 28, 1904 at Delpher


Born on October 28

Died on October 28

Names that were popular for boys in 1904
  • Johannes
  • Jan
  • Cornelis
  • Hendrik
  • Willem
  • Pieter
  • Gerrit
  • Adrianus
  • Petrus
  • Jacobus
  • Jacob
  • Antonius
  • Wilhelmus
  • Hendrikus
  • Dirk
Names that were popular for girls in 1904
  • Maria
  • Johanna
  • Anna
  • Cornelia
  • Elisabeth
  • Wilhelmina
  • Adriana
  • Hendrika
  • Catharina
  • Petronella
  • Jacoba
  • Geertruida
  • Aaltje
  • Neeltje
  • Grietje