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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 27, 1941 to February 23, 1945 the cabinet Gerbrandy II, with Prof. dr. P.S. Gerbrandy (ARP) as prime minister.
  • The Netherlands had about 9.1 million citizens.
  • World War II: First flight of the Dornier Do 335 "Pfeil".
  • World War II: Battle of Prokhorovka ? German and Soviet forces engage in largest tank engagement of all time.
  • World War II: PT-109 rammed by the Japanese destroyer Amagiri and sinks. Lt. John F. Kennedy, future U.S. President, saves all but two of his crew.
Weather

The temperature on November 20, 1943 was between -3.6 °C and 3.1 °C and averaged -0.8 °C. There was 7.2 hours of sunshine (84%). The average windspeed was 3 Bft (moderate breeze) and was prevailing from the northeast.

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

Source: Delpher (Koninklijke Bibliotheek Newspapers from November 20, 1943 at Delpher

Born on November 20
Died on November 20

Names that were popular for boys in 1943
  • Johannes
  • Jan
  • Cornelis
  • Hendrik
  • Willem
  • Gerrit
  • Petrus
  • Pieter
  • Adrianus
  • Wilhelmus
  • Jacobus
  • Antonius
  • Gerardus
  • Theodorus
  • Jacob
Names that were popular for girls in 1943
  • Maria
  • Johanna
  • Anna
  • Cornelia
  • Wilhelmina
  • Elisabeth
  • Adriana
  • Hendrika
  • Catharina
  • Petronella
  • Aaltje
  • Jacoba
  • Margaretha
  • Helena
  • Grietje