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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 September 3, 1940 to July 27, 1941 the cabinet Gerbrandy I, with Prof. dr. P.S. Gerbrandy (ARP) as prime minister.
  • In The Netherlands , there was from July 27, 1941 to February 23, 1945 the cabinet Gerbrandy II, with Prof. dr. P.S. Gerbrandy (ARP) as prime minister.
  • The Netherlands had about 8.9 million citizens.
  • World War II: The German battleship Bismarck is sunk in the North Atlantic killing almost 2,100 men.
  • The Kingdom of Yugoslavia joins the Axis powers with the signing of the Tripartite Pact.
  • World War II: Holocaust in Kiev, Ukraine: German Einsatzgruppe C complete Babi Yar massacre.
Weather

The temperature on January 17, 1941 was between -10.5 °C and -1.1 °C and averaged -5.5 °C. There was 1.6 mm of rain during 0.8 hours. There was 3.2 hours of sunshine (38%). The average windspeed was 3 Bft (moderate breeze) and was prevailing from the south-southwest.

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

Source: Delpher (Koninklijke Bibliotheek Newspapers from January 17, 1941 at Delpher

Born on January 17
Died on January 17

Names that were popular for boys in 1941
  • Jan
  • Johannes
  • Cornelis
  • Hendrik
  • Willem
  • Gerrit
  • Pieter
  • Wilhelmus
  • Adrianus
  • Jacob
  • Gerardus
  • Jacobus
  • Dirk
  • Petrus
  • Antonius
Names that were popular for girls in 1941
  • Maria
  • Johanna
  • Cornelia
  • Anna
  • Elisabeth
  • Petronella
  • Wilhelmina
  • Hendrika
  • Adriana
  • Catharina
  • Alida
  • Helena
  • Geertruida
  • Geertje
  • Margaretha