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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 Monday, December 19, 1977 to Friday, September 11, 1981 the cabinet Van Agt I, with Mr. A.A.M. van Agt (CDA/KVP) as prime minister.
  • The Netherlands had about 13.9 million citizens.
  • Hilton bombing: a bomb explodes in a refuse truck outside the Hilton Hotel in Sydney, Australia, killing two refuse collectors and a policeman.
  • U.S. President Jimmy Carter declares a federal emergency at Love Canal.
  • In San Francisco, California, city mayor George Moscone and openly gay city supervisor Harvey Milk are assassinated by former supervisor Dan White.
Weather

The temperature on March 11, 1978 was between 8.1 °C and 14.7 °C and averaged 10.2 °C. There was -0.1 mm of rain. There was 0.4 hours of sunshine (3%). The heavily clouded was. The average windspeed was 2 Bft (weak wind) and was prevailing from the southwest.

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

Source: Delpher (Koninklijke Bibliotheek Newspapers from March 11, 1978 at Delpher

Born on March 11
Died on March 11

Names that were popular for boys in 1978
  • Martijn
  • Remco-dawi
  • Markus
  • Matheus
  • Dennis
  • Bart
  • Erik
  • Marco
  • Hendrik
  • James
  • Jan
  • Johannes
  • Mark
  • Sjoerd
  • Tom
Names that were popular for girls in 1978
  • Caroline
  • Mariska
  • Sabine
  • Johanna
  • Nicole
  • Janneke
  • Maria
  • Marieke
  • Marije
  • Marjolein
  • Miranda
  • Nathalie
  • Petra
  • Sandra
  • Aaltje