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.
February 10 » HMSDreadnought, the first of a revolutionary new breed of battleships is christened and launched by King Edward VII.
April 7 » The Algeciras Conference gives France and Spain control over Morocco.
June 7 » Cunard Line's RMSLusitania is launched from the John Brown Shipyard, Glasgow (Clydebank), Scotland.
September 13 » The Santos-Dumont 14-bis makes a short hop, the first flight of a fixed-wing aircraft in Europe.
September 24 » Racial tensions exacerbated by rumors lead to the Atlanta Race Riot, further increasing racial segregation.
September 24 » U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt proclaims Devils Tower in Wyoming as the nation's first National Monument.
Weather May 9, 1906
The temperature on May 9, 1906 was between 9.2 °C and 22.4 °C and averaged 15.1 °C. There was 11.7 hours of sunshine (76%). The average windspeed was 3 Bft (moderate breeze) and was prevailing from the west.
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