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.
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