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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 February 12, 1908 to August 29, 1913 the cabinet Heemskerk, with Mr. Th. Heemskerk (AR) as prime minister.
  • The Netherlands had about 5.8 million citizens.
  • March 10 » By signing the Anglo-Siamese Treaty of 1909, Thailand relinquishes its sovereignty over the Malay states of Kedah, Kelantan, Perlis and Terengganu, which become British protectorates.
  • March 31 » Serbia accepts Austrian control over Bosnia and Herzegovina.
  • April 14 » A massacre is organized by the Ottoman Empire against the Armenian population of Cilicia.
  • April 18 » Joan of Arc is beatified in Rome.
  • August 24 » Workers start pouring concrete for the Panama Canal.
  • November 18 » Two United States warships are sent to Nicaragua after 500 revolutionaries (including two Americans) are executed by order of José Santos Zelaya.
Weather

The temperature on May 14, 1909 was between -0.4 °C and 10.2 °C and averaged 4.8 °C. There was 0.4 mm of rain. There was 5.4 hours of sunshine (35%). The average windspeed was 2 Bft (weak wind) and was prevailing from the west-northwest.

Source: KNMI

Source: Delpher (Koninklijke Bibliotheek Newspapers from May 14, 1909 at Delpher


Born on May 14

Died on May 14

Names that were popular for boys in 1909
  • Johannes
  • Jan
  • Cornelis
  • Hendrik
  • Willem
  • Gerrit
  • Pieter
  • Petrus
  • Adrianus
  • Jacobus
  • Jacob
  • Wilhelmus
  • Antonius
  • Gerardus
  • Hendrikus
Names that were popular for girls in 1909
  • Maria
  • Johanna
  • Anna
  • Cornelia
  • Wilhelmina
  • Elisabeth
  • Hendrika
  • Adriana
  • Catharina
  • Petronella
  • Jacoba
  • Grietje
  • Aaltje
  • Geertruida
  • Neeltje