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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.
  • Pakistan tests medium-range missiles capable of hitting India.
  • A court in Taliban-controlled Afghanistan declares accused terrorist Osama bin Laden "a man without a sin" in regard to the 1998 U.S. embassy bombings in Kenya and Tanzania.
  • Eighty-one people are killed by armed groups in Algeria.
Weather

The temperature on December 29, 1998 was between 1.7 °C and 6.4 °C and averaged 4.3 °C. There was 4.0 hours of sunshine (52%). The partly clouded was. The average windspeed was 3 Bft (moderate breeze) and was prevailing from the south east.

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


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