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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)
  • In The Netherlands , there was from September 2, 1952 to October 13, 1956 the cabinet Drees II, with Dr. W. Drees (PvdA) as prime minister.
  • The Netherlands had about 10.6 million citizens.
  • The first edition of Sports Illustrated is published.
  • Nuclear testing: The Castle Bravo, a 15-megaton hydrogen bomb, is detonated on Bikini Atoll in the Pacific Ocean, resulting in the worst radioactive contamination ever caused by the United States.
  • Alger Hiss is released from prison after serving 44months for perjury.
Weather

The temperature on June 12, 1954 was between 7.3 °C and 18.7 °C and averaged 14.1 °C. There was 1.5 mm of rain during 1.0 hours. There was 5.5 hours of sunshine (33%). The partly or heavily clouded was. The average windspeed was 2 Bft (weak wind) and was prevailing from the south-southeast.

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

Source: Delpher (Koninklijke Bibliotheek Newspapers from June 12, 1954 at Delpher

Born on June 12
Died on June 12

Names that were popular for boys in 1954
  • Johannes
  • Jan
  • Cornelis
  • Peter
  • Willem
  • Gerardus
  • Pieter
  • Hendrik
  • Jacobus
  • Petrus
  • Robert
  • Gerrit
  • Jacob
  • Wilhelmus
  • Adrianus
Names that were popular for girls in 1954
  • Maria
  • Johanna
  • Anna
  • Cornelia
  • Elisabeth
  • Petronella
  • Hendrika
  • Wilhelmina
  • Catharina
  • Adriana
  • Elizabeth
  • Aaltje
  • Gerda
  • Gerritjen
  • Linda