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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 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.
  • Pitching against the Philadelphia Athletics at the Huntington Avenue Grounds, Cy Young of the Boston Americans throws the first perfect game in the modern era of baseball.
  • The first underground New York City Subway line opens; the system becomes the biggest in United States, and one of the biggest in world.
  • General Esteban Huertas steps down after the government of Panama fears he wants to stage a coup.
Weather

The temperature on February 22, 1904 was between 1.0 °C and 9.2 °C and averaged 5.6 °C. The average windspeed was 5 Bft (very strong wind) and was prevailing from the west-northwest.

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

Source: Delpher (Koninklijke Bibliotheek Newspapers from February 22, 1904 at Delpher

Born on February 22
Died on February 22

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