Personal data Leendert de Witte
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He is married to Pieternella Dekker on February 21, 1879 at Veere (Koudekerke) (Zeeland), he was 22 years old.Source 2
Permission for this marriage has been obtained in Veere (Koudekerke) (Zeeland) on February 21, 1879.Source 3
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Historical context (based on day of marriage February 21, 1879)
- The temperature on February 21, 1879 was about 0.5 °C. There was 5 mm of rain. The air pressure was 2 kgf/m2 and came mainly from the southwest. The airpressure was 74 cm mercury. The atmospheric humidity was 94%. Source: KNMI (weather station Utrecht/The Netherlands)
- Koning Willem III (Huis van Oranje-Nassau) was from 1849 till 1890 sovereign of the Netherlands (also known as Koninkrijk der Nederlanden)
- In The Netherlands , there was from November 3, 1877 to August 20, 1879 the cabinet Kappeijne van de Coppello, with Mr. J. Kappeijne van de Coppello (liberaal) as prime minister.
- In The Netherlands , there was from August 20, 1879 to April 23, 1883 the cabinet Van Lijnden van Sandenburg, with Mr. C.Th. baron Van Lijnden van Sandenburg (conservatief-AR) as prime minister.
- In the year 1879: Source: Wikipedia
- The Netherlands had about 4.0 million citizens.
- Anglo-Zulu War: the Zululand capital of Ulundi is captured by British troops and burnt to the ground, thus, ending the war and forcing King Cetshwayo to flee.
- Anglo-Zulu War: Battle of Rorke's Drift ? 139 British soldiers successfully defend their garrison against an intense assault by four to five thousand Zulu warriors.
- New York City's Gilmores Garden is renamed Madison Square Garden by William Henry Vanderbilt and is opened to the public at 26th Street and Madison Avenue.