- Hilversum 1912 hw60
Timeline Jacob Johannes van Groen
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About the surname Van Groen
Historical context (based on day of marriage May 29, 1912)
- The temperature on May 29, 1912 was between 6.4 °C and 18.0 °C and averaged 11.8 °C. There was 9.2 hours of sunshine (56%). The average windspeed was 3 Bft (moderate breeze) and was prevailing from the west-northwest. 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 February 12, 1908 to August 29, 1913 the cabinet Heemskerk, with Mr. Th. Heemskerk (AR) as prime minister.
- In the year 1912: Source: Wikipedia
- The Netherlands had about 6.0 million citizens.
- Pravda, the "voice" of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union, begins publication in Saint Petersburg.
- Carl Laemmle incorporates Universal Pictures.
- William H. Van Schaick, captain of the steamship General Slocum which caught fire and killed over 1,000 people, is pardoned by U.S. President William Howard Taft after three-and-a-half-years in Sing Sing prison.