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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 6.4 million citizens.
  • In San Francisco, California, a bomb explodes on Market Street during a Preparedness Day parade killing 10 and injuring 40.
  • The Kingdom of Poland is proclaimed by the Act of November 5th of the emperors of Germany and Austria-Hungary.
  • World War I: The Battle of the Somme begins with a week long artillery bombardment on the German Line.
Weather

The temperature on September 8, 1916 was between 11.1 °C and 22.0 °C and averaged 16.3 °C. There was 10.6 hours of sunshine (80%). The average windspeed was 3 Bft (moderate breeze) and was prevailing from the north-northeast.

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

Source: Delpher (Koninklijke Bibliotheek Newspapers from September 8, 1916 at Delpher

Born on September 8
Died on September 8

Names that were popular for boys in 1916
  • Johannes
  • Jan
  • Cornelis
  • Hendrik
  • Willem
  • Pieter
  • Gerrit
  • Petrus
  • Adrianus
  • Jacob
  • Albert
  • Wilhelmus
  • Jacobus
  • Gerardus
  • Marinus
Names that were popular for girls in 1916
  • Maria
  • Johanna
  • Anna
  • Cornelia
  • Elisabeth
  • Wilhelmina
  • Hendrika
  • Adriana
  • Catharina
  • Petronella
  • Jacoba
  • Aaltje
  • Helena
  • Grietje
  • Geertruida