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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 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.
  • The Irish Free State is replaced by a new state called Ireland with the adoption of a new constitution.
  • The Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, California, is officially opened by President Franklin D. Roosevelt in Washington, D.C., who pushes a button signaling the start of vehicle traffic over the span.
  • Theodore Cole and Ralph Roe attempt to escape from the American federal prison on Alcatraz Island in San Francisco Bay; neither is ever seen again.
Weather

The temperature on April 15, 1937 was between 7.0 °C and 9.8 °C and averaged 8.5 °C. There was 1.0 mm of rain during 1.3 hours. The average windspeed was 3 Bft (moderate breeze) and was prevailing from the west-northwest.

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

Source: Delpher (Koninklijke Bibliotheek Newspapers from April 15, 1937 at Delpher

Born on April 15
Died on April 15

Names that were popular for boys in 1937
  • Johannes
  • Jan
  • Cornelis
  • Hendrik
  • Willem
  • Gerrit
  • Adrianus
  • Pieter
  • Jacobus
  • Wilhelmus
  • Petrus
  • Antonius
  • Jacob
  • Gerardus
  • Franciscus
Names that were popular for girls in 1937
  • Maria
  • Johanna
  • Anna
  • Cornelia
  • Elisabeth
  • Wilhelmina
  • Hendrika
  • Adriana
  • Petronella
  • Catharina
  • Jacoba
  • Helena
  • Geertruida
  • Gerritje
  • Jantje