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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 6.5 million citizens.
  • An armistice was signed between Russia and the Central Powers at Brest-Litovsk and peace talks leading to the Treaty of Brest-Litovsk began.
  • Jeannette Rankin of Montana becomes the first female member of the United States House of Representatives.
  • The People's Commissars give authority to Vladimir Lenin, Leon Trotsky, and Joseph Stalin.
Weather

The temperature on January 25, 1917 was between -10.8 °C and -4.1 °C and averaged -7.8 °C. There was 7.5 hours of sunshine (86%). The average windspeed was 3 Bft (moderate breeze) and was prevailing from the east-northeast.

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

Source: Delpher (Koninklijke Bibliotheek Newspapers from January 25, 1917 at Delpher

Born on January 25
Died on January 25

Names that were popular for boys in 1917
  • Johannes
  • Jan
  • Cornelis
  • Hendrik
  • Willem
  • Gerrit
  • Pieter
  • Petrus
  • Adrianus
  • Jacobus
  • Jacob
  • Wilhelmus
  • Gerardus
  • Antonius
  • Albert
Names that were popular for girls in 1917
  • Maria
  • Johanna
  • Anna
  • Cornelia
  • Wilhelmina
  • Elisabeth
  • Catharina
  • Adriana
  • Hendrika
  • Petronella
  • Jacoba
  • Aaltje
  • Geertruida
  • Helena
  • Grietje