Timeline Adrianus Jacobus (Adrianus Jacobus) (Arie) van der Ploeg
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About the surname Van der Ploeg
Historical context (based on day of marriage November 4, 1942)
- The temperature on November 4, 1942 was between 4.0 °C and 11.2 °C and averaged 7.2 °C. There was 0.2 mm of rain during 0.3 hours. There was 1.6 hours of sunshine (17%). The average windspeed was 2 Bft (weak wind) and was prevailing from the southwest. Source: KNMI (weather station De Bilt/The Netherlands)
- Koningin Wilhelmina (Huis van Oranje-Nassau) was from 1890 till 1948 sovereign of the Netherlands (also known as Koninkrijk der Nederlanden)
- In The Netherlands , there was from July 27, 1941 to February 23, 1945 the cabinet Gerbrandy II, with Prof. dr. P.S. Gerbrandy (ARP) as prime minister.
- In the year 1942: Source: Wikipedia
- The Netherlands had about 9.0 million citizens.
- World War II: Battle of Savo Island ? Allied naval forces protecting their amphibious forces during the initial stages of the Battle of Guadalcanal are surprised and defeated by an Imperial Japanese Navy cruiser force.
- Holocaust: In Warsaw, Zofia Kossak-Szczucka and Wanda Krahelska-Filipowicz set up the ?egota organization.
- World War II: Guadalcanal Campaign: Battle of Tassafaronga ? A smaller squadron of Japanese destroyers led by Raizo Tanaka defeats a US cruiser force under Carleton H. Wright.