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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 4, 1925 to March 8, 1926 the cabinet Colijn I, with Dr. H. Colijn (ARP) as prime minister.
  • In The Netherlands , there was from March 8, 1926 to August 10, 1929 the cabinet De Geer I, with Jonkheer mr. D.J. de Geer (CHU) as prime minister.
  • The Netherlands had about 7.4 million citizens.
  • Magician Harry Houdini dies of gangrene and peritonitis that developed after his appendix ruptured.
  • Arthur Meighen returns to office as Prime Minister of Canada.
  • Gertrude Ederle becomes first woman to swim across the English Channel.
Weather

The temperature on October 25, 1926 was between 2.5 °C and 8.5 °C and averaged 5.5 °C. There was 11.6 mm of rain. The average windspeed was 4 Bft (moderate breeze) and was prevailing from the south.

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

Source: Delpher (Koninklijke Bibliotheek Newspapers from October 25, 1926 at Delpher

Born on October 25
Died on October 25

Names that were popular for boys in 1926
  • Johannes
  • Jan
  • Cornelis
  • Hendrik
  • Willem
  • Petrus
  • Gerrit
  • Adrianus
  • Pieter
  • Jacobus
  • Jacob
  • Gerardus
  • Antonius
  • Wilhelmus
  • Hendrikus
Names that were popular for girls in 1926
  • Maria
  • Johanna
  • Anna
  • Cornelia
  • Wilhelmina
  • Elisabeth
  • Adriana
  • Hendrika
  • Catharina
  • Petronella
  • Jacoba
  • Geertruida
  • Helena
  • Neeltje
  • Grietje