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Source: Wikipedia Historical context
  • 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.
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  • March 6 » Italo-Turkish War: Italian forces become the first to use airships in war, as two dirigibles drop bombs on Turkish troops encamped at Janzur, from an altitude of 6,000 feet.
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  • October 26 » First Balkan War: The Ottomans lose the cities of Thessaloniki and Skopje.
Weather

The temperature on January 12, 1912 was between 2.6 °C and 6.5 °C and averaged 4.3 °C. The average windspeed was 2 Bft (weak wind) and was prevailing from the south.

Source: KNMI

Source: Delpher (Koninklijke Bibliotheek Newspapers from January 12, 1912 at Delpher


Born on January 12

Died on January 12

Names that were popular for boys in 1912
  • Johannes
  • Jan
  • Cornelis
  • Hendrik
  • Willem
  • Pieter
  • Gerrit
  • Petrus
  • Adrianus
  • Jacobus
  • Jacob
  • Wilhelmus
  • Antonius
  • Hendrikus
  • Gerardus
Names that were popular for girls in 1912
  • Maria
  • Johanna
  • Anna
  • Cornelia
  • Wilhelmina
  • Elisabeth
  • Adriana
  • Catharina
  • Hendrika
  • Petronella
  • Jacoba
  • Geertruida
  • Aaltje
  • Helena
  • Grietje