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.
In The Netherlands , there was from February 12, 1908 to August 29, 1913 the cabinet Heemskerk, with Mr. Th. Heemskerk (AR) as prime minister.
The Netherlands had about 5.7 million citizens.
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April 8 » Harvard University votes to establish the Harvard Business School.
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Weather August 28, 1908
The temperature on August 28, 1908 was between 11.3 °C and 18.9 °C and averaged 14.4 °C. There was 25.4 mm of rain. There was 2.9 hours of sunshine (21%). The average windspeed was 4 Bft (moderate breeze) and was prevailing from the southwest.
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