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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 3, 1946 to August 7, 1948 the cabinet Beel I, with Dr. L.J.M. Beel (KVP) as prime minister.
  • The Netherlands had about 9.5 million citizens.
  • Prime minister of shadow Burma government, Bogyoke Aung San and 6 of his cabinet and 2 non-cabinet members are assassinated by Galon U Saw, which resulted in the political chaos in the country lasting until now.
  • The United States Senate follows the United States House of Representatives in overriding U.S. President Harry Truman's veto of the Taft-Hartley Act.
  • The first Tony Awards are presented for theatrical achievements.
Weather

The temperature on May 12, 1947 was between 13.9 °C and 23.9 °C and averaged 17.9 °C. There was 2.3 mm of rain during 1.8 hours. There was 4.0 hours of sunshine (26%). 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 May 12, 1947 at Delpher

Born on May 12
Died on May 12

Names that were popular for boys in 1947
  • Johannes
  • Jan
  • Hendrik
  • Cornelis
  • Willem
  • Adrianus
  • Gerrit
  • Antonius
  • Petrus
  • Robert
  • Johan
  • Peter
  • Gerardus
  • Pieter
  • Dirk
Names that were popular for girls in 1947
  • Maria
  • Johanna
  • Cornelia
  • Anna
  • Wilhelmina
  • Elisabeth
  • Geertruida
  • Petronella
  • Adriana
  • Marianne
  • Hendrika
  • Marijke
  • Gerritje
  • Jacoba
  • Catharina