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Source: Wikipedia Historical context
  • Koningin 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 Thursday, February 22, 2007 to Thursday, October 14, 2010 the cabinet Balkenende IV, with Mr.dr. J.P. Balkenende (CDA) as prime minister.
  • The Netherlands had about 16.5 million citizens.
  • January 20 » A protest movement in Iceland culminates as the 2009 Icelandic financial crisis protests start.
  • January 29 » The Supreme Constitutional Court of Egypt rules that people who do not adhere to one of the three government-recognised religions, while not allowed to list any belief outside of those three, are still eligible to receive government identity documents.
  • April 6 » A 6.3 magnitude earthquake strikes near L'Aquila, Italy, killing 307.
  • July 26 » The militant Nigerian Islamist group Boko Haram attacks a police station in Bauchi, leading to reprisals by the Nigeria Police Force and four days of violence across multiple cities.
  • November 10 » Ships of the South and North Korean navies skirmish off Daecheong Island in the Yellow Sea.
  • November 21 » A mine explosion in Heilongjiang, China kills 108.
Weather

The temperature on October 17, 2009 was between 2.2 °C and 13.4 °C and averaged 8.0 °C. There was -0.1 mm of rain. There was 8.1 hours of sunshine (76%). The partly clouded was. The average windspeed was 2 Bft (weak wind) and was prevailing from the north.

Source: KNMI



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