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Born on Monday May 1, 1911
Died on Monday May 1, 1911

Source: Delpher (Koninklijke Bibliotheek Newspapers from May 1, 1911 at Delpher


Born on May 1

Died on May 1

Names that were popular for boys in 1911
  1. Johannes
  2. Jan
  3. Cornelis
  4. Hendrik
  5. Willem
  6. Pieter
  7. Petrus
  8. Gerrit
  9. Adrianus
  10. Jacobus
  11. Jacob
  12. Wilhelmus
  13. Gerardus
  14. Antonius
  15. Hendrikus
  16. Arie
Names that were popular for girls in 1911
  1. Maria
  2. Johanna
  3. Anna
  4. Cornelia
  5. Wilhelmina
  6. Elisabeth
  7. Adriana
  8. Catharina
  9. Hendrika
  10. Petronella
  11. Jacoba
  12. Geertruida
  13. Helena
  14. Aaltje
  15. Grietje
  16. Margaretha

Source: Wikipedia Historical context 1911
  • 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 6.0 million citizens.
  • January 26 » Glenn Curtiss flies the first successful American seaplane.
  • April 8 » Dutch physicist Heike Kamerlingh Onnes discovers superconductivity.
  • May 31 » The RMS Titanic is launched in Belfast, Northern Ireland.
  • June 16 » IBM founded as the Computing-Tabulating-Recording Company in Endicott, New York.
  • July 7 » The United States, UK, Japan, and Russia sign the North Pacific Fur Seal Convention of 1911 banning open-water seal hunting, the first international treaty to address wildlife preservation issues.
  • November 1 » World's first combat aerial bombing mission takes place in Libya during the Italo-Turkish War. Second Lieutenant Giulio Gavotti of Italy drops several small bombs.
Weather May 1, 1911

The temperature on May 1, 1911 was between 2.1 °C and 12.6 °C and averaged 7.7 °C. There was 10.6 hours of sunshine (71%). The average windspeed was 3 Bft (moderate breeze) and was prevailing from the west-northwest.

Source: KNMI