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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 August 29, 1913 to September 9, 1918 the cabinet Cort van der Linden, with Mr. P.W.A. Cort van der Linden (liberaal) as prime minister.
  • The Netherlands had about 6.2 million citizens.
  • A gas explosion at Mitsubishi Hojyo coal mine, Ky?sh?, Japan, kills 687.
  • SMS Emden sunk by HMASSydney in the Battle of Cocos.
  • World War I: the first British Royal Navy defeat of the war with Germany, the Battle of Coronel, is fought off of the western coast of Chile, in the Pacific, with the loss of HMS Good Hope and HMS Monmouth.
Weather

The temperature on January 28, 1914 was between -1.5 °C and 2.2 °C and averaged 0.5 °C. There was 0.1 mm of rain. 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 January 28, 1914 at Delpher

Born on January 28
Died on January 28

Names that were popular for boys in 1914
  • Johannes
  • Jan
  • Cornelis
  • Hendrik
  • Willem
  • Petrus
  • Pieter
  • Gerrit
  • Adrianus
  • Jacobus
  • Jacob
  • Antonius
  • Gerardus
  • Hendrikus
  • Wilhelmus
Names that were popular for girls in 1914
  • Maria
  • Johanna
  • Anna
  • Cornelia
  • Wilhelmina
  • Elisabeth
  • Hendrika
  • Adriana
  • Catharina
  • Petronella
  • Jacoba
  • Geertruida
  • Grietje
  • Margaretha
  • Helena