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  • Koningin BeatrixKoningin Beatrix (Huis van Oranje-Nassau) was from April 30, 1980 till April 30, 2013 sovereign of the Netherlands (also known as Koninkrijk der Nederlanden)
  • In The Netherlands , there was from Monday, August 22, 1994 to Monday, August 3, 1998 the cabinet a href="https://nl.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kabinet-Kok_I" class="extern">Kok I, with W. Kok (PvdA) as prime minister.
  • In The Netherlands , there was from Monday, August 3, 1998 to Monday, July 22, 2002 the cabinet Kok II, with W. Kok (PvdA) as prime minister.
  • The Netherlands had about 15.7 million citizens.
  • A tornado sweeps through Dantan in India killing 250 people and injuring 3000 others.
  • Launch of Deep Space 1 comet/asteroid mission
  • Leaders of the Khmer Rouge apologize for the 1970s genocide in Cambodia that claimed over 1 million.
Weather

The temperature on October 21, 1998 was between 8.9 °C and 15.0 °C and averaged 11.8 °C. There was 3.0 mm of rain during 4.3 hours. The almost completely overcast was. The average windspeed was 4 Bft (moderate breeze) and was prevailing from the south-southwest.

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


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