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Source: Wikipedia Historical context
  • Koningin Wilhelmina'Koningin 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 9 million citizens.
  • World War II: The Axis Powers in Europe establish the Independent State of Croatia from occupied Yugoslavia with Ante Paveli?'s Ustase fascist insurgents in power.
  • Corporal Josef Jakobs was executed by firing squad at the Tower of London at 7:12am, making him the last person to be executed at the Tower for treason.
  • Holocaust: In the Kaunas Ghetto over 10,000 Jews are shot by German occupiers at the Ninth Fort, a massacre known as the "Great Action".
Weather

The temperature on March 4, 1941 was between 2.5 °C and 7.2 °C and averaged 5.3 °C. There was 8.1 mm of rain during 7.1 hours. The average windspeed was 3 Bft (moderate breeze) and was prevailing from the south-southeast.

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

Source: Delpher (Koninklijke Bibliotheek Newspapers from March 4, 1941 at Delpher

Born on March 4
Died on March 4

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