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Source: Wikipedia Historical context
  • Koningin JulianaKoningin Juliana (Huis van Oranje-Nassau) was from September 4, 1948 till April 30, 1980 sovereign of the Netherlands (also known as Koninkrijk der Nederlanden)
  • From August 7, 1948 till March 15, 1951 the Netherlands had a cabinet Drees - Van Schaik with the prime ministers Dr. W. Drees (PvdA) and Mr. J.R.H. van Schaik (KVP).
  • The Netherlands had about 9.9 million citizens.
  • The entire Torino football team (except for one player who did not take the trip due to an injury) is killed in a plane crash at the Superga hill at the edge of Turin, Italy.
  • The Republic of Ireland Act comes into force.
  • The treaty creating NATO goes into effect.
Weather

The temperature on September 8, 1949 was between 8.1 °C and 22.1 °C and averaged 14.8 °C. There was 0.1 mm of rain. There was 2.9 hours of sunshine (22%). The average windspeed was 2 Bft (weak wind) and was prevailing from the west.

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

Source: Delpher (Koninklijke Bibliotheek Newspapers from September 8, 1949 at Delpher

Born on September 8
Died on September 8

Names that were popular for boys in 1949
  • Johannes
  • Jan
  • Cornelis
  • Hendrik
  • Willem
  • Dirk
  • Peter
  • Pieter
  • Paul
  • Robert
  • Wilhelmus
  • Petrus
  • Franciscus
  • Gerardus
  • Jacobus
Names that were popular for girls in 1949
  • Maria
  • Johanna
  • Elisabeth
  • Anna
  • Adriana
  • Catharina
  • Cornelia
  • Wilhelmina
  • Helena
  • Hendrika
  • Hendrikje
  • Jacoba
  • Gerarda
  • Theodora
  • Margaretha