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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 6.0 million citizens.
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  • Chevrolet officially enters the automobile market in competition with the Ford Model T.
  • The United States Supreme Court declares Standard Oil to be an "unreasonable" monopoly under the Sherman Antitrust Act and orders the company to be broken up.
Weather

The temperature on October 5, 1911 was between 7.6 °C and 11.8 °C and averaged 9.8 °C. There was 1.2 mm of rain. There was 0.1 hours of sunshine (1%). The average windspeed was 2 Bft (weak wind) and was prevailing from the northeast.

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

Source: Delpher (Koninklijke Bibliotheek Newspapers from October 5, 1911 at Delpher

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Died on October 5

Names that were popular for boys in 1911
  • Johannes
  • Jan
  • Cornelis
  • Hendrik
  • Willem
  • Gerrit
  • Pieter
  • Petrus
  • Adrianus
  • Jacobus
  • Jacob
  • Gerardus
  • Wilhelmus
  • Arie
  • Hendrikus
Names that were popular for girls in 1911
  • Maria
  • Johanna
  • Anna
  • Cornelia
  • Wilhelmina
  • Elisabeth
  • Adriana
  • Catharina
  • Hendrika
  • Petronella
  • Jacoba
  • Geertruida
  • Aaltje
  • Grietje
  • Margaretha