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Source: Wikipedia Historical context
  • Koningin WilhelminaKoningin 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 5.9 million citizens.
  • Los Angeles Times bombing: A large bomb destroys the Los Angeles Times building in downtown Los Angeles, California, killing 21.
  • The hull of the RMSOlympic, sister-ship to the ill-fated RMSTitanic, is launched from the Harland and Wolff shipyard in Belfast, Northern Ireland.
  • Johan Alfred Ander becomes the last person in Sweden to be executed.
Weather

The temperature on May 6, 1910 was between 4.2 °C and 12.1 °C and averaged 8.1 °C. There was 5.6 mm of rain. There was 6.1 hours of sunshine (40%). The average windspeed was 4 Bft (moderate breeze) and was prevailing from the west-southwest.

Source: KNMI (weather station De Bilt/The Netherlands) 

Source: Delpher (Koninklijke Bibliotheek Newspapers from May 6, 1910 at Delpher

Born on May 6
Died on May 6

Names that were popular for boys in 1910
  • Johannes
  • Jan
  • Cornelis
  • Hendrik
  • Willem
  • Pieter
  • Gerrit
  • Petrus
  • Adrianus
  • Jacobus
  • Jacob
  • Wilhelmus
  • Gerardus
  • Hendrikus
  • Antonius
Names that were popular for girls in 1910
  • Maria
  • Johanna
  • Anna
  • Cornelia
  • Wilhelmina
  • Elisabeth
  • Adriana
  • Catharina
  • Hendrika
  • Petronella
  • Jacoba
  • Geertruida
  • Helena
  • Aaltje
  • Neeltje