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Source: Wikipedia Historical context
  • 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 September 19, 1922 to August 4, 1925 the cabinet Ruys de Beerenbrouck II, with Jonkheer mr. Ch.J.M. Ruys de Beerenbrouck (RKSP) as prime minister.
  • The Netherlands had about 7.2 million citizens.
  • February 14 » The Computing-Tabulating-Recording Company changes its name to International Business Machines Corporation (IBM).
  • May 10 » J. Edgar Hoover is appointed first Director of the United States' Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and remains so until his death in 1972.
  • May 21 » University of Chicago students Richard Loeb and Nathan Leopold, Jr. murder 14-year-old Bobby Franks in a "thrill killing".
  • June 26 » The American occupation of the Dominican Republic ends after eight years.
  • August 28 » The Georgian opposition stages the August Uprising against the Soviet Union.
  • December 19 » German serial killer Fritz Haarmann is sentenced to death for a series of murders.
Weather

The temperature on April 11, 1924 was between -1.5 °C and 9.6 °C and averaged 4.0 °C. There was 0.1 mm of rain. There was 10.2 hours of sunshine (75%). The average windspeed was 3 Bft (moderate breeze) and was prevailing from the northeast.

Source: KNMI

Source: Delpher (Koninklijke Bibliotheek Newspapers from April 11, 1924 at Delpher


Born on April 11

Died on April 11

Names that were popular for boys in 1924
  • Johannes
  • Jan
  • Cornelis
  • Hendrik
  • Willem
  • Petrus
  • Gerrit
  • Pieter
  • Adrianus
  • Gerardus
  • Wilhelmus
  • Jacobus
  • Jacob
  • Hendrikus
  • Antonius
Names that were popular for girls in 1924
  • Maria
  • Johanna
  • Anna
  • Cornelia
  • Elisabeth
  • Wilhelmina
  • Hendrika
  • Adriana
  • Catharina
  • Petronella
  • Jacoba
  • Helena
  • Aaltje
  • Geertruida
  • Grietje