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Born on Friday April 16, 1909
Died on Friday April 16, 1909

Source: Delpher (Koninklijke Bibliotheek Newspapers from April 16, 1909 at Delpher


Born on April 16

Died on April 16

Names that were popular for boys in 1909
  1. Johannes
  2. Jan
  3. Cornelis
  4. Hendrik
  5. Willem
  6. Pieter
  7. Gerrit
  8. Petrus
  9. Adrianus
  10. Jacobus
  11. Jacob
  12. Antonius
  13. Wilhelmus
  14. Gerardus
  15. Hendrikus
  16. Marinus
Names that were popular for girls in 1909
  1. Maria
  2. Johanna
  3. Anna
  4. Cornelia
  5. Wilhelmina
  6. Elisabeth
  7. Adriana
  8. Catharina
  9. Hendrika
  10. Petronella
  11. Jacoba
  12. Grietje
  13. Geertruida
  14. Aaltje
  15. Neeltje
  16. Helena

Source: Wikipedia Historical context 1909
  • 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.
  • February 22 » The sixteen battleships of the Great White Fleet, led by USSConnecticut, return to the United States after a voyage around the world.
  • March 4 » U.S. President William Taft used what became known as a Saxbe fix, a mechanism to avoid the restriction of the U.S. Constitution's Ineligibility Clause, to appoint Philander C. Knox as U.S. Secretary of State.
  • April 6 » Robert Peary and Matthew Henson become the first people to reach the North Pole; Peary's claim has been disputed because of failings in his navigational ability.
  • July 16 » Persian Constitutional Revolution: Mohammad Ali Shah Qajar is forced out as Shah of Persia and is replaced by his son Ahmad Shah Qajar.
  • December 4 » The Montreal Canadiens ice hockey club, the oldest surviving professional hockey franchise in the world, is founded as a charter member of the National Hockey Association.
  • December 10 » Selma Lagerlöf becomes the first female writer to win the Nobel Prize in Literature.
Weather April 16, 1909

The temperature on April 16, 1909 was between 0.5 °C and 14.8 °C and averaged 9.2 °C. There was 2.8 mm of rain. There was 4.4 hours of sunshine (32%). The average windspeed was 4 Bft (moderate breeze) and was prevailing from the south.

Source: KNMI