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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 Market Garden fails.
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt and Winston Churchill meet in Quebec as part of the Octagon Conference to discuss strategy.
  • Soviet forces liberate Leningrad, effectively ending a three year Nazi siege, known as the Siege of Leningrad.
Weather

The temperature on March 22, 1944 was between -1.9 °C and 6.0 °C and averaged 1.7 °C. There was 0.3 mm of rain during 0.2 hours. There was 6.0 hours of sunshine (49%). The average windspeed was 3 Bft (moderate breeze) and was prevailing from the north-northwest.

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

Source: Delpher (Koninklijke Bibliotheek Newspapers from March 22, 1944 at Delpher

Born on March 22
Died on March 22

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