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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: Operation Dragoon ? Allied forces land in southern France.
  • World War II: The Fatherland Front takes power in Bulgaria through a military coup in the capital and armed rebellion in the country. A new pro-Soviet government is established.
  • World War II: American forces land on Kwajalein Atoll and other islands in the Japanese-held Marshall Islands.
Weather

The temperature on February 9, 1944 was between 0.5 °C and 5.4 °C and averaged 3.1 °C. There was 11.7 mm of rain during 10.6 hours. The average windspeed was 4 Bft (moderate breeze) and was prevailing from the west-northwest.

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

Source: Delpher (Koninklijke Bibliotheek Newspapers from February 9, 1944 at Delpher

Born on February 9
Died on February 9

Names that were popular for boys in 1944
  • Johannes
  • Jan
  • Cornelis
  • Hendrik
  • Gerardus
  • Willem
  • Gerrit
  • Petrus
  • Pieter
  • Wilhelmus
  • Jacobus
  • Peter
  • Antonius
  • Robert
  • Johan
Names that were popular for girls in 1944
  • Maria
  • Johanna
  • Anna
  • Elisabeth
  • Cornelia
  • Wilhelmina
  • Adriana
  • Petronella
  • Catharina
  • Hendrika
  • Geertruida
  • Margaretha
  • Jacoba
  • Annie
  • Marijke