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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 March 8, 1926 to August 10, 1929 the cabinet De Geer I, with Jonkheer mr. D.J. de Geer (CHU) as prime minister.
  • In The Netherlands , there was from August 10, 1929 to May 26, 1933 the cabinet Ruys de Beerenbrouck III, with Jonkheer mr. Ch.J.M. Ruys de Beerenbrouck (RKSP) as prime minister.
  • The Netherlands had about 7.7 million citizens.
  • Great Depression: US President Herbert Hoover announces to the U.S. Congress that the worst effects of the recent stock market crash are behind the nation and the American people have regained faith in the economy.
  • Steamer Kuru capsizes and sinks on Lake Näsijärvi near Tampere in Finland. 136 lives are lost.
  • The first North American transcontinental air service begins between New York City and Los Angeles, California.
Weather

The temperature on December 22, 1929 was between -3.1 °C and 1.6 °C and averaged -0.4 °C. There was 0.3 mm of rain. There was 2.4 hours of sunshine (31%). The average windspeed was 5 Bft (very strong wind) and was prevailing from the south east.

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

Source: Delpher (Koninklijke Bibliotheek Newspapers from December 22, 1929 at Delpher

Born on December 22
Died on December 22

Names that were popular for boys in 1929
  • Johannes
  • Jan
  • Cornelis
  • Hendrik
  • Willem
  • Petrus
  • Gerrit
  • Pieter
  • Adrianus
  • Jacobus
  • Jacob
  • Gerardus
  • Wilhelmus
  • Antonius
  • Hendrikus
Names that were popular for girls in 1929
  • Maria
  • Johanna
  • Anna
  • Cornelia
  • Hendrika
  • Wilhelmina
  • Elisabeth
  • Catharina
  • Adriana
  • Jacoba
  • Petronella
  • Geertruida
  • Helena
  • Margaretha
  • Aaltje