In The Netherlands , there was from July 31, 1935 to June 24, 1937 the cabinet Colijn III, with Dr. H. Colijn (ARP) as prime minister.
In The Netherlands , there was from June 24, 1937 to July 25, 1939 the cabinet Colijn IV, with Dr. H. Colijn (ARP) as prime minister.
The Netherlands had about 8.6 million citizens.
May 7 » Spanish Civil War: The German Condor Legion, equipped with Heinkel He 51 biplanes, arrives in Spain to assist Francisco Franco's forces.
June 30 » The world's first emergency telephone number, 999, is introduced in London.
August 14 » The beginning of air-to-air combat of the Second Sino-Japanese War and World War II in general, when six Japanese bombers are shot down by Chinese fighters while raiding Chinese air bases.
September 21 » J. R. R. Tolkien's The Hobbit is published.
November 8 » The Nazi exhibition Der ewige Jude ("The Eternal Jew") opens in Munich.
December 13 » Second Sino-Japanese War: Battle of Nanking: The city of Nanjing, defended by the National Revolutionary Army under the command of General Tang Shengzhi, falls to the Japanese. This is followed by the Nanking Massacre, in which Japanese troops rape and slaughter hundreds of thousands of civilians.
Weather January 19, 1937
The average temperature on January 19, 1937 was 3.7 °C. There was 2.3 mm of rain during 2.5 hours. There was 1.8 hours of sunshine (21%). The average windspeed was 4 Bft (moderate breeze) and was prevailing from the southwest.
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