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  • 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 September 9, 1918 to September 18, 1922 the cabinet Ruys de Beerenbrouck I, with Jonkheer mr. Ch.J.M. Ruys de Beerenbrouck (RKSP) as prime minister.
  • The Netherlands had about 6.8 million citizens.
  • After 74 days on Hunger Strike in Brixton Prison, England, the Sinn Féin Lord Mayor of Cork, Terence MacSwiney died.
  • Polish-Soviet War: The Polish army under General Edward Rydz-?mig?y celebrates its capture of Kiev with a victory parade on Khreschatyk.
  • The 19th amendment to United States Constitution takes effect, giving women the right to vote.
Weather

The temperature on January 14, 1920 was between 2.0 °C and 7.0 °C and averaged 4.3 °C. There was 6.7 mm of rain. There was 2.0 hours of sunshine (24%). The average windspeed was 4 Bft (moderate breeze) and was prevailing from the northwest.

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

Source: Delpher (Koninklijke Bibliotheek Newspapers from January 14, 1920 at Delpher

Born on January 14
Died on January 14

Names that were popular for boys in 1920
  • Johannes
  • Jan
  • Cornelis
  • Hendrik
  • Willem
  • Gerrit
  • Pieter
  • Jacobus
  • Petrus
  • Adrianus
  • Jacob
  • Wilhelmus
  • Gerardus
  • Antonius
  • Albert
Names that were popular for girls in 1920
  • Maria
  • Johanna
  • Anna
  • Cornelia
  • Wilhelmina
  • Elisabeth
  • Catharina
  • Adriana
  • Hendrika
  • Petronella
  • Aaltje
  • Jacoba
  • Geertruida
  • Helena
  • Alida