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  • 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 27, 1941 to February 23, 1945 the cabinet Gerbrandy II, with Prof. dr. P.S. Gerbrandy (ARP) as prime minister.
  • The Netherlands had about 9.0 million citizens.
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Weather

The temperature on September 16, 1942 was between 10.4 °C and 16.0 °C and averaged 12.9 °C. There was 1.4 mm of rain during 0.6 hours. There was 3.6 hours of sunshine (28%). The average windspeed was 3 Bft (moderate breeze) and was prevailing from the west-southwest.

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

Source: Delpher (Koninklijke Bibliotheek Newspapers from September 16, 1942 at Delpher

Born on September 16
Died on September 16

Names that were popular for boys in 1942
  • Johannes
  • Jan
  • Cornelis
  • Willem
  • Gerrit
  • Pieter
  • Hendrik
  • Petrus
  • Wilhelmus
  • Adrianus
  • Jacobus
  • Hendrikus
  • Jacob
  • Franciscus
  • Albert
Names that were popular for girls in 1942
  • Maria
  • Johanna
  • Cornelia
  • Anna
  • Elisabeth
  • Wilhelmina
  • Adriana
  • Catharina
  • Hendrika
  • Petronella
  • Jacoba
  • Margaretha
  • Grietje
  • Antonia
  • Geertruida