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.
January 15 » Construction ends on the Buffalo Bill Dam in Wyoming, United States, which was the highest dam in the world at the time, at 325ft (99m).
May 6 » George V becomes King of Great Britain, Ireland, and many overseas territories, on the death of his father, Edward VII.
June 25 » Igor Stravinsky's ballet The Firebird is premiered in Paris, bringing him to prominence as a composer.
October 14 » English aviator Claude Grahame-White lands his aircraft on Executive Avenue near the White House in Washington, D.C.
October 21 » HMSNiobe arrives in Halifax Harbour to become the first ship of the Royal Canadian Navy.
October 22 » Hawley Harvey Crippen (the first felon to be arrested with the help of radio) is convicted of poisoning his wife.
Weather August 4, 1910
The temperature on August 4, 1910 was between 11.8 °C and 21.5 °C and averaged 16.0 °C. There was 23.7 mm of rain. There was 6.2 hours of sunshine (40%). The average windspeed was 2 Bft (weak wind) and was prevailing from the east-northeast.
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