Timeline Pieter van der Meij
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About the surname Van der Meij
Historical context (based on day of marriage June 1, 1770)
- The temperature on June 1, 1770 was about 10.0 °C. Wind direction mainly south-southeast. Weather type: donker . Special wheather fenomena: wat dauw . Source: KNMI (weather station Zwanenburg/The Netherlands)
- Erfstadhouder Prins Willem V (Willem Batavus) (Huis van Oranje-Nassau) was from 1751 till 1795 sovereign of the Netherlands (also known as Republiek der Zeven Verenigde Nederlanden)
- In the year 1770: Source: Wikipedia
- Battle of Chesma and Battle of Larga between the Russian Empire and the Ottoman Empire.
- Boston Massacre: Five Americans, including a black man named Crispus Attucks, and a boy, are killed by British troops in an event that would contribute to the outbreak of the American Revolutionary War five years later.
- Lexell's Comet passed closer to the Earth than any other comet in recorded history, approaching to a distance of 0.0146 a.u.