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  • Koningin Juliana'Koningin 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 11 million citizens.
  • Juan Perón is deposed in Argentina.
  • Chile becomes a signatory to the Buenos Aires copyright treaty.
  • The American Civil Liberties Union announces it will defend Allen Ginsberg's book Howl against obscenity charges.
Weather

The temperature on April 17, 1955 was between 1.3 °C and 12.4 °C and averaged 7.1 °C. There was 12.4 hours of sunshine (89%). The almost cloudless was. The average windspeed was 4 Bft (moderate breeze) and was prevailing from the north.

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


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Died on April 17

Names that were popular for boys in 1955
  • Johannes
  • Jan
  • Pieter
  • Cornelis
  • Antonius
  • Hendrik
  • Peter
  • Petrus
  • Adrianus
  • Franciscus
  • John
  • David
  • Gerardus
  • Hendrikus
  • Jacobus
Names that were popular for girls in 1955
  • Maria
  • Johanna
  • Cornelia
  • Anna
  • Catharina
  • Elisabeth
  • Wilhelmina
  • Petronella
  • Hendrika
  • Marijke
  • Jacoba
  • Yvonne
  • Adriana
  • Antonia
  • Margaretha