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Source: Wikipedia Historical context
  • Koningin Wilhelmina'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 million citizens.
  • Massachusetts becomes the first state of the United States to set a minimum wage.
  • New Mexico is admitted as the 47th U.S. state.
  • The Bull Moose Party meets at the Chicago Coliseum.
Weather

The temperature on February 29, 1912 was between 5.6 °C and 12.1 °C and averaged 8.3 °C. There was 2.3 mm of rain. There was 0.6 hours of sunshine (6%). The average windspeed was 4 Bft (moderate breeze) and was prevailing from the south-southwest.

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

Source: Delpher (Koninklijke Bibliotheek Newspapers from February 29, 1912 at Delpher

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