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Born on Wednesday August 15, 1917
Died on Wednesday August 15, 1917

Source: Delpher (Koninklijke Bibliotheek Newspapers from August 15, 1917 at Delpher


Born on August 15

Died on August 15

Names that were popular for boys in 1917
  1. Johannes
  2. Jan
  3. Cornelis
  4. Hendrik
  5. Willem
  6. Pieter
  7. Petrus
  8. Gerrit
  9. Adrianus
  10. Jacobus
  11. Jacob
  12. Wilhelmus
  13. Antonius
  14. Gerardus
  15. Albert
  16. Hendrikus
Names that were popular for girls in 1917
  1. Maria
  2. Johanna
  3. Anna
  4. Cornelia
  5. Wilhelmina
  6. Elisabeth
  7. Catharina
  8. Adriana
  9. Hendrika
  10. Petronella
  11. Jacoba
  12. Helena
  13. Geertruida
  14. Antonia
  15. Aaltje
  16. Grietje

Source: Wikipedia Historical context 1917
  • 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 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.
  • March 1 » The Zimmermann Telegram is reprinted in newspapers across the United States after the U.S. government releases its unencrypted text.
  • March 8 » International Women's Day protests in St. Petersburg mark the beginning of the February Revolution (February 23rd in the Julian calendar).
  • June 5 » World War I: Conscription begins in the United States as "Army registration day".
  • July 20 » World War I: The Corfu Declaration, which leads to the creation of the post-war Kingdom of Yugoslavia, is signed by the Yugoslav Committee and Kingdom of Serbia.
  • November 5 » Tikhon is elected the Patriarch of Moscow and of the Russian Orthodox Church.
  • December 2 » World War I: Russia and the Central Powers sign an armistice at Brest-Litovsk, and peace talks leading to the Treaty of Brest-Litovsk begin.
Weather August 15, 1917

The temperature on August 15, 1917 was between 13.1 °C and 20.2 °C and averaged 15.6 °C. There was 0.5 mm of rain. There was 6.8 hours of sunshine (46%). The average windspeed was 3 Bft (moderate breeze) and was prevailing from the southwest.

Source: KNMI