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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 6.9 million citizens.
  • The Communist Party of China is founded.
  • The Royal Australian Air Force is formed.
  • Tulsa Race Riot: A civil unrest in Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States, the official death toll is 39, but recent investigations suggest the actual toll may be much higher.
Weather

The temperature on May 8, 1921 was between 9.1 °C and 18.7 °C and averaged 13.7 °C. There was 4.6 mm of rain. There was 1.2 hours of sunshine (8%). The average windspeed was 3 Bft (moderate breeze) and was prevailing from the south-southwest.

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

Source: Delpher (Koninklijke Bibliotheek Newspapers from May 8, 1921 at Delpher

Born on May 8
Died on May 8

Names that were popular for boys in 1921
  • Johannes
  • Jan
  • Cornelis
  • Hendrik
  • Willem
  • Gerrit
  • Pieter
  • Adrianus
  • Petrus
  • Jacobus
  • Jacob
  • Wilhelmus
  • Gerardus
  • Antonius
  • Dirk
Names that were popular for girls in 1921
  • Maria
  • Johanna
  • Anna
  • Cornelia
  • Elisabeth
  • Wilhelmina
  • Hendrika
  • Adriana
  • Catharina
  • Petronella
  • Jacoba
  • Geertruida
  • Aaltje
  • Helena
  • Alida