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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.
  • The ocean liner R.M.S. Titanic is launched.
  • The first dropping of a bomb from an airplane in combat, during the Italo-Turkish War.
  • Ishi, considered the last Native American to make contact with European Americans, emerges from the wilderness of northeastern California.
Weather

The temperature on March 2, 1911 was between 3.7 °C and 11.2 °C and averaged 7.2 °C. There was 4.9 mm of rain. There was 0.7 hours of sunshine (6%). The average windspeed was 5 Bft (very strong wind) and was prevailing from the west.

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

Source: Delpher (Koninklijke Bibliotheek Newspapers from March 2, 1911 at Delpher

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Died on March 2

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