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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 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.
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Weather

The temperature on November 8, 1906 was between 7.3 °C and 10.3 °C and averaged 8.7 °C. There was 3.2 mm of rain. The average windspeed was 4 Bft (moderate breeze) and was prevailing from the east-southeast.

Source: KNMI

Source: Delpher (Koninklijke Bibliotheek Newspapers from November 8, 1906 at Delpher


Born on November 8

Died on November 8

Names that were popular for boys in 1906
  • Johannes
  • Jan
  • Cornelis
  • Hendrik
  • Willem
  • Pieter
  • Petrus
  • Gerrit
  • Adrianus
  • Jacobus
  • Jacob
  • Hendrikus
  • Wilhelmus
  • Antonius
  • Gerardus
Names that were popular for girls in 1906
  • Maria
  • Johanna
  • Anna
  • Cornelia
  • Wilhelmina
  • Adriana
  • Elisabeth
  • Catharina
  • Hendrika
  • Jacoba
  • Petronella
  • Aaltje
  • Grietje
  • Geertruida
  • Helena