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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 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 7.8 million citizens.
  • While studying photographs taken in January, Clyde Tombaugh discovers Pluto.
  • Constantinople and Angora change their names to Istanbul and Ankara.
  • Bobby Jones wins the U.S. Amateur Championship to complete the Grand Slam of golf. The old structure of the grand slam was the U.S. Open, British Open, U.S. Amateur, and British Amateur.
Weather

The temperature on February 8, 1930 was between -3.5 °C and 2.0 °C and averaged -1.4 °C. There was 7.1 hours of sunshine (75%). The average windspeed was 4 Bft (moderate breeze) and was prevailing from the northeast.

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

Source: Delpher (Koninklijke Bibliotheek Newspapers from February 8, 1930 at Delpher

Born on February 8
Died on February 8

Names that were popular for boys in 1930
  • Johannes
  • Jan
  • Cornelis
  • Hendrik
  • Willem
  • Gerrit
  • Petrus
  • Adrianus
  • Jacobus
  • Pieter
  • Antonius
  • Gerardus
  • Jacob
  • Wilhelmus
  • Hendrikus
Names that were popular for girls in 1930
  • Maria
  • Johanna
  • Anna
  • Cornelia
  • Wilhelmina
  • Elisabeth
  • Adriana
  • Catharina
  • Hendrika
  • Petronella
  • Jacoba
  • Aaltje
  • Geertruida
  • Helena
  • Margaretha