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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.
  • In The Netherlands , there was from August 17, 1905 to February 11, 1908 the cabinet De Meester, with Mr. Th. de Meester (unie-liberaal) as prime minister.
  • The Netherlands had about 5.5 million citizens.
  • The physics journal Annalen der Physik published Albert Einstein's paper "Does the Inertia of a Body Depend Upon Its Energy Content?", introducing the equation E=mc².
  • The Supreme Court of the United States decides Lochner v. New York which holds that the "right to free contract" is implicit in the due process clause of the Fourteenth Amendment of the United States Constitution.
  • Prince Carl of Denmark becomes King Haakon VII of Norway.
Weather

The temperature on October 12, 1905 was between 6.4 °C and 11.3 °C and averaged 9.0 °C. There was 0.2 hours of sunshine (2%). The average windspeed was 2 Bft (weak wind) and was prevailing from the west-northwest.

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

Source: Delpher (Koninklijke Bibliotheek Newspapers from October 12, 1905 at Delpher

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Names that were popular for boys in 1905
  • Johannes
  • Jan
  • Cornelis
  • Hendrik
  • Willem
  • Pieter
  • Gerrit
  • Petrus
  • Jacobus
  • Adrianus
  • Jacob
  • Wilhelmus
  • Hendrikus
  • Gerardus
  • Dirk
Names that were popular for girls in 1905
  • Maria
  • Johanna
  • Anna
  • Cornelia
  • Wilhelmina
  • Elisabeth
  • Adriana
  • Hendrika
  • Catharina
  • Petronella
  • Jacoba
  • Aaltje
  • Geertruida
  • Helena
  • Alida