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Netherlands - Notable Historical Events

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John AdamsApr 19, 1782

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Netherlands - Historical Events
Date Event
1219-01-16

Floods in Northern Netherlands after storm, 1,000s killed

1231-06-11

Harderwijk (Netherlands) becomes a city

1287-12-14

During St. Lucia's Flood in Northwest Netherlands the Zuiderzee seawall collapses with loss of over 50,000 lives. Fifth largest recorded flood in history

1340-06-07

Rotterdam Netherlands founded

1375-10-10

Westfriese sea wall breaks flooding northern Netherlands

1421-11-18

Southern sea floods 72 villages, killing estimated 10,000 in Netherlands

1464-01-09

1st meeting of States-General of Netherlands

1492-05-15

Cheese & Bread rebellion: German mercenaries kill 232 residents of Alkmaar, Netherlands

1498-07-20

Emperor Maximilian names Albrecht governor of Netherlands

1507-06-05

England & Netherlands sign trade agreement

1509-03-18

Emperor Maximilian I names Margaretha land guardians of Netherlands

1517-07-01

1st burning of Protestants at stake in Netherlands

1520-10-07

1st public burning of books in Netherlands, in Louvain

1521-04-28

Treaty of Worms: Emperor Charles names his brother Ferdinand Arch duke of Netherlands-Austria

1522-04-29

Emperor Charles V names Frans van Holly inquisitor-gen of Netherlands

1530-11-05

St Felix Flood ravages Dutch coast and destroys the city of Reimerswaal in the Netherlands

1537-02-19

Weavers of Leiden, Netherlands, strike

1552-06-12

Land guardians of Netherlands attack Verdun

1555-08-23

Calvinists are granted rights in the Netherlands.

1555-10-25

Emperor Karel puts son Philip II in charge of Netherlands/Naples/Milan

1559-03-14

Storm floods ravage Gorinchem, Dordrecht & Woudrichem, Netherlands

1565-12-24

Compromise of the Nobles in Habsburg Netherlands closes against inquisition

1567-10-06

Duke of Alva becomes land guardian of Netherlands

1568-01-24

In Netherlands, Duke of Alva declares William of Orange an outlaw

1568-05-23

The Netherlands declare independence from Spain.

1572-12-17

Spanish army begins fires in Haarlem Netherlands

1573-11-29

Don Luis de Requesensy Zuniga succeeds duke of Alva as land guardian of Netherlands

1574-02-19

Spanish troops plunder Krommenie, Wormerveer & Jisp, Netherlands

1578-08-13

Duke Frans of Anjou recognized as protector of Netherlands

1579-05-07

Congress of Cologne forms in Netherlands

1582-12-15

Spanish Netherlands/Denmark/Norway adopt Gregorian calendar

1583-02-21

Groningen, Netherlands, begins using Gregorian calendar

1585-08-10

English Queen Elizabeth I signs Treaty of Nonsuch: Aid for Netherlands

1585-08-14

Queen Elizabeth I refuses sovereignty of Netherlands

1586-02-04

Robert Dudley, earl of Leicester, becomes governor-general of the States General of the United Provinces (Netherlands)

1587-12-17

The Earl Leicester's army leaves Netherlands

1595-05-02

King Philip II names Albrecht of Austria land guardian of Netherlands

1596-05-26

England, France & Netherlands signs Drievoudig Covenant against Spain

1597-06-14

At 4:30 AM Willem Barents leaves Novaya Zemlya for Netherlands

1598-05-06

Archduke Albrecht & Isabella become monarch of Southern Netherlands

1598-08-21

-22] Deed of Transfers proclaims Netherlands independence

1608-10-02

Hans Lippershey applies for patent for first known early telescope in the Netherlands

1609-04-09

Spain & Netherlands sign 12 Year Resistant Pact

1609-06-17

Netherlands, England & France sign 12 year Covenant

1616-04-23

Netherlands buys De Briel/Vlissingen/Fort Rammekens from England

1619-06-02

England & Netherlands sign treaty about business in the Indies

1621-04-09

Spain & Netherlands 12 Year Resistant Pact ends

1624-06-10

Netherlands & France sign anti-Spanish Treaty of Compiègne

1625-12-09

Netherlands & England sign military treaty

1626-05-04

Peter Minuit becomes director-general of New Netherlands

1631-11-04

Ferdinand of Austria installed as land guardian of South Netherlands

1641-12-06

Don Francisco de Mello appointed land guardian of South Netherlands

1642-03-09

English Queen Henriette Mary arrives in Hellevoetsluis, Netherlands

1646-05-30

Spain & Netherlands sign temporary cease fire

1648-01-30

Spain & Netherlands sign Peace of Munster, ending the Thirty Years War

1648-05-15

Treaty of Munster ratified by Spain & Netherlands

1652-07-10

England declares war on Netherlands

1654-01-07

Fire after heavy storm destroys two thirds of De Rijp Netherlands, 1 person dies

1654-04-15

England & Netherlands sign peace treaty

1654-10-12

The Delft Explosion (gunpowder) devastates the city in the Netherlands, killing more than 100.

1655-07-27

Netherlands & Brandenburg sign military treaty

1656-01-08

Oldest surviving commercial newspaper begins (Haarlem, Netherlands)

1659-05-22

France, England & Netherlands sign "Hedges Concerto" treaty

1659-05-31

Netherlands, England & France sign Treaty of The Hague

1659-09-30

Peter Stuyvesant of New Netherlands forbids tennis playing during religious services (1st mention of tennis in US)

1660-05-24

English king Charles II visits Netherlands

1660-05-29

On his 30th birthday Charles II returns to London from exile in the Netherlands to claim the English throne after the Puritan Commonwealth comes to an end

1662-04-27

Netherlands & France sign military covenant

1662-09-14

Netherlands & England sign peace treaty

1665-03-04

English king Charles II declares war on Netherlands

1666-02-16

Netherlands & Brandenburg sign treaty

1666-04-18

Peace of Kleef: Netherlands & bishop Von Galen of Munster

1666-08-04

Sea battle between Netherlands & England

1667-05-24

French troops attack into Southern Netherlands

1667-07-31

Peace of Breda: 2nd English war-Suriname vs New-Netherlands ends

1668-01-23

England, Netherlands & Sweden signs Triple Alliance against French

1668-05-02

Treaty of Aix-la-Chapelle/1st peace of Aachen: ends War of Devolution, French-Spanish war in The Netherlands

1672-03-17

England declares war on Netherlands

1672-04-06

France declares war on Netherlands

1672-04-29

Franco-Dutch War: Louis XIV of France invades the Netherlands.

1672-05-06

Brandenburg monarch Frederik Willem signs treaty with Netherlands

1673-07-11

Netherlands & Denmark sign defense treaty

1673-08-30

Leopold I, Spain, Netherlands & Lutherans form anti-French covenant

1674-02-09

English reconquer NY from Netherlands

1674-02-19

Netherlands & England sign Peace of Westminster (NYC becomes English)

1674-04-22

Netherlands & Munster sign peace treaty

1674-05-11

Netherlands & Cologne sign peace treaty

1674-07-01

Spain, France & Netherlands form Triple Alliance

1674-11-10

Dutch formally cede New Netherlands (NY) to English

1677-02-15

King Charles II reports anti-French covenant with Netherlands

1678-07-26

England & Netherlands signs treaty: sending ultimatum to France

1678-08-10

Netherlands & France sign peace treaty in Nijmegen

1681-09-30

Netherlands & Sweden sign treaty

1685-12-30

Don Francisco de Agurto installed as land guardian of S Netherlands

1688-11-26

French King Louis XIV declares war on Netherlands

1689-05-12

England & Netherlands form League of Augsburg

1691-12-04

Spanish king Carlos II names Maximilian II viceroy of S Netherlands

1692-03-26

King Maximilian installed as land guardian of South Netherlands

1693-07-29

War of the Grand Alliance: Battle of Landen/Neerwinden - France wins Pyrrhic victory over Allied forces in the Netherlands.

1695-05-12

English king William III departs to Netherlands

1695-10-10

King Willem III escapes South Netherlands, back to England

1696-03-07

English King William III departs Netherlands

1698-01-07

Russian Tsar Peter the Great departs Netherlands for England

1698-10-11

France, England & Netherlands sign 1st Extermination treaty

1699-06-11

England, France & Netherlands agree on 2nd Extermination treaty of Spain

1701-01-12

Frisia & Groningen (Netherlands) begin use of Gregorian calendar

1701-04-29

Drenthe, Netherlands, adopts Gregorian calendar, tomorrow is May 12, 1701

1701-09-07

Germany, England & Netherlands sign anti-French covenant

1702-05-14

England & Netherlands declare war on France & Spain

1709-10-29

England/Netherlands sign anti-French "Barrieretraktaat"

1710-02-20

Johan Willem Friso becomes viceroy of Groningen, Netherlands

1712-05-17

Maximilian Emanuel of Bavaria honored as "sovereign of Netherlands"

1713-01-30

England & Netherlands sign 2nd anti-French boundary treaty

1713-02-10

Netherlands & England sign accord concerning anti-French Barrier [OS=Jan 31]

1714-06-26

Spain & Netherlands sign peace/trade agreement

1715-11-15

Barrier Treaty, Austria cedes area to Netherlands

1716-02-06

England & Netherlands renew alliance

1716-06-25

Eugenius of Savoye named land guardian of Austrian Netherlands

1717-01-04

Netherlands, England & France sign Triple Alliance

1719-02-12

The Onderlinge van 1719 u.a., the oldest existing life insurance company in the Netherlands is founded.

1726-08-09

Netherlands signs Covenant of Hannover

1727-05-31

France, Britain & Netherlands sign accord of Paris

1729-11-21

Netherlands signs Treaty of Seville

1734-11-08

Vincent la Chapelle, master cook to various nobility and royalty, forms Free Masons Lodge in Netherlands

1744-05-17

French army takes Austrian Netherlands

1747-04-17

French troops occupy Zeeuws-Flanders, Netherlands

1747-11-07

Organgist in Netherlands revolt under Daniel Raap

1747-12-09

England & Netherlands sign military treaty

1748-01-26

Britain, Netherlands, Austria & Sardinia sign anti-French treaty

1748-12-26

France & Austria signs treaty about Southern Netherlands

1749-06-21

Pieter Steyn installed as pension advisor of Netherlands

1781-09-25

-26] Joan Derks scatters "On the People of Netherlands" pamphlets

1782-04-19

John Adams secures Dutch Republic's recognition of the United States as an independent government and house he purchased in The Hague, Netherlands became first American embassy.

1784-05-20

Britain & Netherlands sign peace treaty (Peace of Paris)

1785-07-12

1st manned flight by gas balloon in Netherlands

1785-11-10

Netherlands & France sign treaty

1787-09-13

Prussian army moves into Netherlands

1788-04-15

Britain, Netherlands & Prussia sign peace treaty

1793-02-01

France declares war on Great Britain and Netherlands

1793-02-11

Prussian troops occupy Venlo, Netherlands

1793-05-19

Netherlands captures French island of St Maarten (held until 1795)

1795-02-05

Zealand, Netherlands, surrenders to French general Michaud

1795-10-01

France annexes Southern Netherlands

1796-09-02

Jews of the Netherlands are emancipated

1799-10-02

Duke of York & Russians capture Alkmaar in Netherlands

1802-03-25

France, Netherlands, Spain & Great Britain sign Peace of Amiens

1802-12-02

Britain sells Suriname to the Netherlands

1810-07-01

Louis Napoleon resigns as king of the Netherlands

1811-03-01

French Civil Code of Criminal law accepted by Netherlands Mamelukes in Cairo's Citadel

1813-11-30

Prince Willem Frederik returns to Netherlands

1814-03-20

Prince Willem Frederik becomes monarch of Netherlands

1814-03-25

Netherlands Bank established

1814-04-05

Netherlands Bank issues its 1st banknotes

1814-04-09

Elias Canneman (L) resigns as minister of Finance of the Netherlands

1815-03-01

Sunday observance in Netherlands regulated by law

1815-03-16

Willem I proclaimed king of the Netherlands, including Belgium

1818-05-04

Netherlands & Britain sign treaty against illegal slave handling

1824-03-17

Britain & Netherlands sign a trade agreement

1830-03-10

The KNIL also known as the Royal Netherlands East Indies Army is created.

1830-08-25

Belgium revolts against Netherlands and begins the Belgian Revolution

1830-10-04

Provisional government declares secession of Belgium from Netherlands

1831-07-21

Belgium gains independence from Netherlands, Leopold I made king

1831-08-12

Netherlands & Belgium sign peace treaty

1833-11-18

Netherlands & Belgium sign Treaty of Zonhoven

1838-09-05

Central Museum opens in Utrecht Netherlands

1840-06-12

Meteorite hits Uden, Netherlands

1840-10-07

Willem I resigns as king of Netherlands

1848-05-17

Gerrit, Count Schimmelpenninck resigns as Chairman of the Council of Ministers of Netherlands

1848-11-03

Johan Thorbeckes revises the Constitution of the Netherlands

1849-05-28

Princess Marianne of the Netherlands & Albrecht of Prussia separate

1851-11-13

1st meeting of anti-revolutionary "Netherlands & Orange"

1852-01-01

Netherlands begins issuing postage stamps

1852-07-31

Hottest July in Netherlands since at least 1783 (68.4°F (20.2°C) avg)

1852-12-01

Telegraph company opens throughout Netherlands

1853-03-04

Pope Pius IX recovers Catholic hierarchy in Netherlands

1853-04-19

Netherlands Van Hall government forms

1853-10-23

Maastricht-Aken railway in Netherlands opens

1854-06-29

Netherlands allows corporal punishment

1855-07-20

1st train from Rotterdam to Utrecht in Netherlands

1856-10-20

Arnhem-Oberhausen railway in Netherlands opens

1858-08-18

Netherlands & Japan sign trade agreement

1861-02-01

Dike breaks in Gelderland, Netherlands

1862-05-07

Much of Enschede, Netherlands, destroyed by fire

1863-12-04

Storm flood ravages Netherlands coastal provinces

1865-11-06

Maastricht-Venlo railway opens in Netherlands

1870-05-20

Second Chamber of the Dutch Parliament abolishes capital punishment in The Netherlands

1870-09-08

Netherlands & Britain sign "Koelietraktaat" Br-Indian contract work in Suriname

1875-06-06

Netherlands goes on the gold standard

1881-04-01

Kingdom post office in Netherlands opens

1884-12-27

Netherlands recognizes King Leopold II's Congo Free State

1885-05-01

Maria "Goeie Mie" Swanenburg sentence to life for killing 27 in Netherlands

1890-11-23

King William III of the Netherlands dies (b. 1817) without a male heir and a special law passed to allow his daughter Princess Wilhelmina to inherit.

1892-06-12

Netherlands Society for Currency & Coin collecting forms

1892-11-02

French poet Paul Verlaine visits Netherlands

1894-08-26

Netherlands Social-Democratic Worker's party (SDAP) forms

1896-03-12

1st movie in Netherlands (Kalverstr 220)

1896-05-19

1st auto (Benz) to arrive in Netherlands

1897-05-12

1800-1900 year old fossil of "girl of Yde" found in Drente, Netherlands

1900-01-01

Compulsory education in Netherlands goes into effect

1900-05-01

Roermond soccer team forms in Netherlands

1900-09-15

A Boer delegation issues an appeal at the Hague, Netherlands, that the major powers intervene in the war in South Africa

1901-03-17

Free thinking-Democratic Union forms in Netherlands

1901-04-28

1st soccer game between Belgium (8) & Netherlands (0)

1901-07-31

Abraham Kuyper becomes premier of Netherlands

1903-06-02

Netherlands Korfball League forms

1904-10-01

Netherlands & Portugal lay down bounderies splitting Timor

1905-04-30

1st official soccer game between Belgium-Netherlands (1-4)

1905-05-14

2nd official international soccer match, Netherlands beats Belgium 4-0

1906-03-06

Heavy storm bursts dike flooding Vlissingen, Netherlands

1908-04-23

Denmark, Germany, Britain, France, Netherlands & Sweden sign North Sea accord

1909-02-12

Netherlands' SDAP suspends Marxist Tribune group (Gorter & Wijnkoop)

1909-05-01

Netherlands begins unity with Belgium

1909-05-13

Christian National Labor Workers (CNV) party begins in Netherlands

1911-07-28

96°F (35.6°C) in De Bilt Netherlands

1912-04-27

Relief laws replaces those of 1854, in Netherlands

1913-03-24

Netherlands soccer team's 1st victory over England

1913-05-14

Frans Hals museum opens in Haarlem, Netherlands

1913-06-02

Demonstrations for general voting right in Netherlands

1913-08-31

Soccer club PSV forms in Eindhoven, Netherlands

1914-02-14

High Council of Labor forms in Hague Netherlands

1914-06-08

34.7°F (1.5°C) in De Bilt, Netherlands

1915-06-08

92°F (33.3°C) in De Bilt, Netherlands

1915-08-19

Rationing laws go into effect in Netherlands

1916-09-19

First landing at Schiphol Airport, Netherlands (Farman F-22 of Soesterberg)

1917-02-26

1st Annual fair at Utrecht Harbor (Netherlands)

1918-10-17

De Kooy airport in Netherlands opens

1918-11-10

German emperor Wilhelm II flees to Netherlands

1920-02-19

Netherlands joins League of Nations

1920-12-29

The netherlands/Venezuela recover diplomatic relations

1921-11-29

Coldest day in November in Netherlands -14.0°C

1922-04-18

Netherlands soccer team defeats Denmark 2-0

1922-05-07

Belgian soccer team defeats Netherlands: 1-2

1922-05-24

Record temperature in Netherlands for May (35.6°C)

1922-07-05

1st general election in Netherlands

1922-09-18

2nd government of Ruys de Beerenbrouck installed in Netherlands

1922-12-29

Revised Netherlands Law proclaims suffrage

1923-01-18

1st radio telegraph message from Netherlands to Dutch East Indies

1923-02-28

Swedish king Gustaaf V begins state visit to Netherlands

1923-06-28

Queen Wilhelmina & Prince Henry of the Netherlands state visit to London

1923-09-06

Queen Wilhelmina of the Netherlands celebrates her silver jubilee

1923-11-10

German ex-crown prince flees Netherlands for Germany

1924-02-01

Amsterdam's Netherlands Press Museum opens

1924-03-17

Netherlands & USSR begin talks over USSR recognition

1924-04-27

Antwerp soccer tie Belgium-Netherlands 1-1

1924-05-02

Netherlands refuses to recognize USSR

1924-12-24

1st radio transmission of NCRV in Netherlands

1925-04-03

Netherlands & Belgium sign accord of Westerschelde

1925-04-28

Netherlands & Great Britain return to gold standard

1925-11-26

Netherlands & Germany sign trade agreement

1926-03-04

De Geer government in Netherlands takes office

1926-03-24

The Beehive in the Hague opens 1st escalator in Netherlands

1927-05-01

Netherlands beats Belgium 3-2 in soccer match in Amsterdam

1928-01-30

1st radio telephone connection between Netherlands & US

1928-03-11

Netherlands & Belgium tie 1-1 (soccer match in Amsterdam)

1929-01-08

1st telephone connection between Netherlands & West-Indies

1929-04-01

Doorne's trailer factory in Einsdhoven Netherlands opens

1932-04-23

The 153-year old De Adriaan Windmill in Haarlem, the Netherlands burns down.

1932-05-10

Government declares "Wilhelmus" as the Netherlands' national anthem

1932-07-18

Belgium, Luxembourg & Netherlands sign Unity treaty

1932-11-20

Earthquake at Uden Netherlands

1933-01-07

1st edition of People & Fatherland published in Netherlands

1933-05-10

Suriname worker's union leader A de Come banish to Netherlands

1934-03-11

Netherlands beats Belgium 9-3, in soccer

1934-03-31

Netherlands Indies BC Ltd begins radio transmission (Indonesia)

1934-05-07

Princess Juliana of the Netherlands opens Juliana Canal

1935-04-18

Netherlands election (Musserts NSB wins 8% of vote)

1935-10-27

SDAP & NVV launchs "Plan for Work" in Utrect Netherlands

1936-09-08

Princess Juliana of The Netherlands & German prince Bernard Lippe-Biesterfeld become engaged

1936-09-27

Netherlands leave Gold Standard/devaluate guilder

1937-11-29

Prince Bernhard injured in auto accident in Netherlands

1938-09-06

Queen Wilhelmina of the Netherlands celebrates 40th anniversary

1938-11-21

-24] Belgian king Leopold III visits Netherlands

1938-12-06

117 Spanish knights under capt Piet Laros return to Netherlands

1939-02-22

Netherlands recognizes Franco regime in Spain

1939-08-27

Queen Wilhelmina of the Netherlands receives German ambassador Grave Zech

1939-09-04

Netherlands & Belgium declare neutrality

1939-10-14

Sugar rationed in Netherlands

1939-10-16

Sugar rationing begins in Netherlands

1940-01-21

Foreign correspondents in Netherlands subjected to censorship

1940-04-21

Netherlands beats Belgium 4-2 in soccer

1940-05-04

21 "not neutral" nazis & communists arrested in Netherlands

1940-05-10

French troops arrive in Zealand/Brabant Netherlands

1940-05-10

Nazi armies attack Netherlands, Belgium & Luxembourg

1940-05-14

Nazis bomb Rotterdam (600-900 dead), Netherlands surrenders to Germany

1940-05-29

Arthur Seyss-Inquart installed as Reich commissar of The Hague, Netherlands

1940-06-05

Netherlands rations petroleum

1940-06-22

SS rounds up 31 German/Polish/Dutch Jews in Roermond, Netherlands

1940-06-23

RAF bombs Schiphol, Netherlands

1940-07-19

Nazi occupiers in Netherlands forbid anti-nazi films

1940-07-20

Germany occupiers forbid Dutch Communist Party (CPN) in Netherlands

1940-07-24

1st illegal "Newsletter of Pieter It Hen" publishes in Netherlands

1940-08-12

Netherlands starts rationing textiles

1940-08-23

Queen Wilhelmina of the Netherlands dismisses premier De Geer

1940-08-31

1st edition pf illegal opposition newspaper Free Netherlands

1940-08-31

German occupiers in Netherlands begin soap rationing

1940-09-04

Nazi collaborator Mussert puts the fate of Netherlands in Hitler's hands

1940-10-20

Cheese rationed in Netherlands

1940-10-20

Greenhouse rationing begins in Netherlands

1940-10-21

RAF drops 1st anti-nazi pamphlets on Netherlands

1940-11-04

Eggs & cake rationed in Netherlands

1940-11-21

Nazi occupiers forbid building schools in Netherlands

1941-01-01

Netherlands begins taxing wages

1941-01-31

Anti-German demonstration in Haarlem Netherlands

1941-02-05

Dutch Premier De Geer returns from Lisbon to Netherlands

1941-02-10

Anti-nazi "Het Parool" begins publishing in Netherlands

1941-02-20

Romania breaks relations with Netherlands

1941-03-03

Netherlands NSB-leader Mussert visits Hermann Goering in Berlin

1941-03-12

German occupiers confiscate AVRO studios in Netherlands

1941-04-11

Nazi occupiers in Netherlands confiscate Jewish assets

1941-05-02

Nazi occupied Netherlands layoff Jewish journalists

1941-05-05

2 Fokker's employees flee Nazi occupied Netherlands to England

1941-05-15

Nazi occupiers in Netherlands forbid Jewish music

1941-07-30

German occupiers forbid SDAP, VDB, ARP, RKSP, CHU & SGP in Netherlands

1941-11-25

German Jews in Netherlands declared stateless (lose of nationality)

1942-02-28

1st weapon drop on Netherlands

1942-03-18

Illegal Free Netherlands announces boycott of theaters

1942-04-29

Jews forced to wear a Jewish Star in Netherlands & Vichy-France

1942-05-03

Nazis execute 72 OD'ers in reprisial in Sachsenhausen, Netherlands

1942-05-15

Nazi occupiers in Netherlands arrest 2,000 Dutch officers

1942-07-30

German occupiers set night curfew on Jews in Netherlands

1943-02-01

Mussert forms pro-Nazi shadow cabinet in Netherlands

1943-03-11

Nazi Militia forms in Netherlands

1943-03-17

Physician Willem J Kolff performs the world's first 'hemodialysis' using his artificial kidney machine, however the treatment is unsuccessful and the patient dies, the Netherlands

1943-06-25

Arthur Seyss-Inquart, Reichskommissar in the Netherlands, orders mass arrests of Dutch physicians

1943-11-12

Landwacht (NSB-political party) forms in Netherlands

1944-05-19

240 gypsies transported to Auschwitz from Westerbork, Netherlands

1944-08-15

Allied air raid on train in North Netherlands, 32 killed

1944-08-23

94.5°F (34.7°C) in De Bilt Netherlands & 101.5°F (38.6°C) in Warnsvelt

1944-09-05

Belgium, Luxembourg & Netherlands sign unity treaty

1944-09-07

Strongest Hurricane of century in Netherlands (wind force 12)

1944-09-28

Battle of Arnhem, Germans defeat British airborne in Netherlands

1944-10-29

1st Polish Armoured Division liberates Breda, Netherlands

1944-11-01

World War II: Units of the British Army land at Walcheren in the Netherlands.

1944-12-01

Mail routing resumes in free South Netherlands

1945-01-27

Nazi occupiers forbid food transport to West (The Netherlands)

1945-01-28

Swedish ships bring food to starving Netherlands

1945-03-05

Allies bombs The Hague, Netherlands

1945-03-07

Attack on car of Netherlands SS Police Chief Hans Rauter by Dutch resistance, Rauter injured

1945-03-13

Queen Wilhelmina returns to Netherlands

1945-04-05

Almelo Netherlands freed

1945-04-08

Nazi occupiers executed, Nazi general Christiansen flees Netherlands

1945-04-12

Canadian troops liberate Nazi concentration camp Westerbork, Netherlands

1945-05-04

German troops in Netherlands, Denmark & Norway surrender

1945-05-05

Netherlands & Denmark liberated from Nazi control

1945-05-06

Gen J Blaskowitz surrenders German troops in Netherlands

1945-05-07

WWII: British troops enter Utrecht, Netherlands

1945-08-17

Indonesia (Dutch East Indies) declares independence from The Netherlands

1945-09-11

Physician Willem J Kolff performs the first successful kidney dialysis using his artificial kidney machine, the Netherlands

1946-04-03

Netherlands-German postal relations resume

1946-05-29

KVP wins Provincial National election in Netherlands

1946-10-24

Netherlands & Indonesia sign cease fire

1946-11-27

English soccer team beats Netherlands, 8-2

1947-02-10

Netherlands Radio Union forms

1947-04-15

Operations begin at Radio Netherlands World radio

1947-06-25

1st version of Anne Frank's diary "Het Achterhuis" published in The Netherlands

1947-06-27

98°F (36.8°C) in De Bilt, Netherlands

1947-08-05

Netherlands ceases political action in Indonesia, due to UN pressure

1947-10-29

Belgium, Luxembourg & Netherlands form Benelux Union

1948-01-17

Netherlands & Indonesia agree to a cease fire

1948-04-18

International Court of Justice opens at Hague Netherlands

1948-05-04

The Hague Court of Justice convicts Nazi SS officer in the Netherlands Hans Rauter of Crimes against Humanity (executed 24 March 1949)

1948-05-12

Queen Wilhelmina of the Netherlands abdicates

1948-08-06

Willem Drees forms Socialist government (KVP/Social Democratics/CHU/Liberal) in the Netherlands

1948-08-12

Court of justice sentences General Friedrich Christiansen, commander of the German Wehrmacht in the Netherlands, to 12 years imprisonment

1948-08-31

Queen Wilhelmina of the Netherlands celebrates golden jubilee

1948-09-06

Juliana crowned Queen of The Netherlands

1949-01-29

Great Britain, Belgium, Luxembourg, Netherlands, New Zealand & Switzerland recognize Israel

1949-04-23

Netherlands annexes Elten & Tudderen

1949-06-24

A M de Jong's murderer, Ton van Gog, arrested in Scheveningen, Netherlands

1949-12-27

Queen Juliana of the Netherlands grants independence to Indonesia

1950-01-16

Belgium, Luxembourg & Netherlands recognize Israel

1950-01-20

Suriname becomes independent part in Realm of Netherlands

1950-03-27

Netherlands recognizes People's Republic of China

1950-04-14

Doorne's Auto factory opens in Netherlands

1950-05-10

1st Netherlands-US telex sent

1950-08-17

Indonesia gains independence from Netherlands

1951-01-18

1st use of lie detector in Netherlands

1951-02-18

Netherlands Radio School forms

1951-05-31

Netherlands & South Africa sign cultural accord

1951-07-26

Netherlands ends state of war with Germany

1951-12-19

Nazi General Christiansen leaves Netherlands

1952-01-14

Rationing of coffee in Netherlands ends

1952-05-02

Operations begin at United Suriname Workers of Netherlands which flew from London to Johannesburg carrying 36 passengers

1953-01-27

Netherlands end Marshall aid

1953-01-31

Hurricane-like winds flood Netherlands drowning 1,835

1953-02-01

Flooding in Netherlands kills 1,835

1953-03-15

West Germany loses in soccer to Netherlands, 2-1

1953-06-09

South African premier Malan visits Netherlands

1954-11-28

1st pro football game in Netherlands

1954-12-15

Netherlands Antilles becomes co-equal part of Kingdom of Netherlands

1954-12-24

Council for the Children Protection forms in Netherlands

1954-12-29

Kingdom of Netherlands, with Netherlands & Netherlands Antilles as autonomous parts, comes into being

1956-08-04

Indonesia says it will not pay debts to the Netherlands

1956-11-27

F Goodrich and A Hackett's "Diary of Anne Frank" premieres in Netherlands

1958-12-02

Benelux treaty signed by Belgium, Netherlands & Luxembourg

1959-05-19

Jan de Quay becomes premier of Netherlands

1959-05-20

Shah of Persia visits Netherlands

1959-10-04

Netherlands beats Belgium 9-1

1959-11-10

Corinne Rottschaeffer of the Netherlands elected Miss World

1960-05-03

The Anne Frank House opens in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

1960-07-07

US cemetery officially opens at Margraten, Netherlands

1960-08-17

Indonesia drops diplomatic relations with Netherlands

1962-02-25

robert kennedy visits Netherlands

1962-05-22

Netherlands telephone network becomes completely automated

1962-06-03

Lee Harvey Oswald arrives by train in Oldenzaal, Netherlands

1962-06-28

Thalidomide drug banned in Netherlands

1962-07-15

Netherlands & Indonesia reach agreement over New Guinea

1962-08-15

Netherlands & Indonesia signs accord about New Guinea

1962-10-01

UN gives Netherlands control of New Guinea

1962-11-09

Catharina Lodders of the Netherlands elected Miss World

1962-11-28

Telegraph between Netherlands & Indonesia restored

1963-03-13

Indonesia & Netherlands recover diplomatic relations

1963-11-05

US VP Lyndon B. Johnson visits Netherlands

1964-06-06

Beatles arrive in Netherlands

1964-08-09

1st Rolling Stones concert in Netherlands

1966-04-17

100th international soccer match between Netherlands-Belgium (3-1)

1967-04-21

Evangelical Broadcasting begins in Netherlands

1967-05-01

Jelle Zijlstra becomes president of Netherlands Bank

1967-09-04

Train crash at Arnhem, Netherlands, kills 5

1968-01-01

Netherlands gets color TV

1968-03-01

Political Party Radikalen (PPR) established in Netherlands

1968-04-27

Congress of Political Party Radicals (PPR) forms in Netherlands

1968-09-01

Pirate Radio Marina (Netherlands) begins transmitting

1969-01-24

Queen Juliana of the Netherlands appointed honorary citizen of Addis Ababa

1969-11-24

West German president Heinemann visits Netherlands

1970-09-03

Indonesian president Suharto visits Netherlands

1970-11-18

Netherlands & Albania form diplomatic relations

1971-05-30

Train crash at Duivendrecht, Netherlands, 5 die

1971-07-06

Barend Biesheuvel government forms in Netherlands

1971-10-09

Japanese emperor Hirohito visits Netherlands

1973-01-05

Netherlands recognizes German DR

1973-04-09

Netherlands recognizes North Vietnam

1973-09-02

Netherlands wins hockey world's championship

1973-10-23

Arab oil embargo extended to the Netherlands

1973-11-04

The Netherlands experiences the first Car Free Sunday caused by the 1973 oil crisis. Highways are deserted and are solely used by cyclists and roller skaters.

1974-01-07

Gasoline rationed in Netherlands

1974-02-04

Petroleum rationing ends in Netherlands

1974-06-01

Arab oil ministers decide to end most restrictions on exports of oil to the United States but continue embargo against the Netherlands, Portugal, South Africa, and Rhodesia

1974-07-10

OPEC ends oil boycott against Netherlands

1975-06-01

Cars in Netherlands must have seatbelts

1975-11-25

Netherlands grants Suriname independence (National Day)

1976-01-08

Franklin Mint strikes 1st gold coins for Netherlands Antilles

1976-07-14

USSR banishes dissident Andrei Amalrik to Netherlands

1977-04-03

Netherlands/Belgium/Luxembourg adopt summer time

1977-04-27

HCC, Hobby Computer Club, forms in Netherlands

1977-05-14

Netherlands State Delta Kappa Gamma Society forms

1979-03-22

The Provisional Irish Republican Army assassinate Richard Sykes, the British ambassador to the Netherlands, in Den Haag

1980-04-30

Juliana, Queen of the Netherlands, abdicates; Princess Beatrix Wilhelmina Armgard becomes Queen

1981-09-11

2nd government of Van Agt forms in Netherlands

1981-12-31

Netherlands unemployment stands at record 475,000

1983-02-17

Netherlands adopts constitution

1984-02-01

China & Netherlands regain diplomatic relations

1984-06-01

Netherlands' Lubbers government gives 48 sites for cruise missiles

1984-08-11

Men's choir Maranatha Netherlands forms

1985-02-27

US dollar is worth Ÿ3.9355 (Netherlands)

1985-05-11

Pope John Paul II arrives in Netherlands

1985-07-20

The government of Aruba passes legislation to secede from the Netherlands Antilles.

1985-11-01

Netherlands decides definitive sites for cruise missiles

1986-01-07

Netherlands Bank issues 250 guilder notes

1986-01-19

Israeli premier Simon Peres visits Netherlands

1986-04-17

Netherlands & Scilly Islands sign peace treaty (war of 1651)

1986-05-14

Netherlands Institute for War Documentation publishes Anne Frank's complete diary

1986-06-28

West European leaders, meeting in the Netherlands, delay indefinitely imposing economic sanctions against South Africa

1986-07-08

Zimbabwe beats Netherlands by 25 runs to win ICC Trophy

1987-09-07

Netherlands sends 2 minesweepers to Persian Gulf

1988-05-01

Two IRA attacks in and near Roermond, Netherlands, kills 3 British servicemen and wounds 3 more

1988-11-15

The first Fairtrade label, Max Havelaar, is launched in the Netherlands.

1989-02-25

Lowest baramotric pressure in Netherlands (956.7 mbar at De Bilt)

1989-02-26

Lowest barometric pressure in Netherlands (95.5 hPa)

1990-06-23

Zimbabwe beat the Netherlands by 6 wickets to win ICC Trophy

1992-02-11

F-16 jet crashes at residential district of Hengelo, Netherlands (No deaths)

1992-02-20

Orthodox patriarch Shenouda III visits Netherlands

1992-04-13

5.5 earthquake hits Netherlands

1992-10-10

Floriade (Flower Show) closes at Hague, Netherlands

1993-05-12

Final episode of 6 year run of ABC's "Wonder Years" in Netherlands

1993-05-13

Arsenio Hall's 1,000th show retrospective seen in Netherlands

1993-05-13

CBS' Knots Landing ends 14 year run with 334th show in Netherlands

1993-06-28

NCRV shows last "Cheers" in Netherlands

1994-03-19

2500 kilograms of cocaine intercepted in Zeewolde, Netherlands

1994-07-31

Netherlands' warmest July since 1783 - average 21.4°C

1994-08-22

Wim Cook government forms in Netherlands

1994-12-31

Anti Apartheid Group of Netherlands (AABN) disbands

1996-02-17

1st full ODI for the Netherlands, v NZ, cricket World Cup Nolan Clarke makes ODI debut for Netherlands at age 47

1996-07-15

A Belgian Air Force C-130 Hercules carrying the Royal Netherlands Army marching band crashes on landing at Eindhoven Airport.

1996-07-19

Ireland beats Netherlands in 1st European Championship Final

1997-10-05

35th Tennis Fed Cup: France beats Netherlands in Den Bosch Neth (4-1)

1998-01-29

Thick Fog causes highway carnage in Belgium & Netherlands, 6 die

1998-08-24

The Netherlands is selected as the site for the trial of the two Libyan suspects of the 1988 Pan Am bombing.

1999-04-05

Two Libyans suspected of bringing down Pan Am flight 103 in 1988 are handed over for eventual trial in the Netherlands.

1999-05-27

The International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia in The Hague, Netherlands indicts Slobodan Milošević and four others for war crimes and crimes against humanity committed in Kosovo.

2000-05-02

Her Royal Highness Princess Margriet of the Netherlands unveils the Man With Two Hats monument in Apeldoorn and the other in Ottawa on May 11, 2000. Symbolically linking both Netherlands and Canada for their assistance throughout World War II.

2000-05-13

In Enschede, the Netherlands, a fireworks factory explodes, killing 22 people, wounding 950, and resulting in approximately €450 million in damage.

2000-09-12

Holland (the Netherlands) passes law allowing same-gender marriage, adoption and divorce.

2001-01-31

In the Netherlands a Scottish court convicts a Libyan and acquits another for their part in the bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 which crashed into Lockerbie, Scotland in 1988.

2001-04-01

Same-sex marriage becomes legal in the Netherlands - first country in the world.

2002-04-01

The Netherlands legalizes euthanasia, becoming the first nation in the world to do so.

2002-05-11

Her Royal Highness Princess Margriet of the Netherlands unveils the Man With Two Hats monument in Ottawa and Apeldoorn (May 2), 2000, symbolically linking both the Netherlands and Canada for their assistance throughout the Second World War.

2003-02-27

Former Bosnian Serb leader Biljana Plavsic is sentenced by the U.N. tribunal in The Hague, Netherlands, to 11 years in prison

2009-02-13

The Dutch Statistics agency confirms the Netherlands are in recession

2009-11-13

The Netherlands officially exits the recession after experiencing 0.4% growth in the third quarter, but recovery for the Netherlands still remains fragile as the country is highly dependent on exports to maintain the recovery

2010-07-11

Spain beats Netherlands 1-0 for soccer's 19th World Cup in South Africa (1st title)

2010-10-10

The Netherlands Antilles are dissolved.

2011-04-09

A gunman murdered five people, injured eleven, and committed suicide in a mall in the Netherlands.

2012-04-21

Two trains in Sloterdijk, Netherlands, injure 117 people in a head on collision

2012-04-23

Netherlands Prime Minister, Mark Rutte, tenders resignation, paving the way for early elections

2012-09-25

Anouchka van Miltenburg is elected President of the House of Representatives in the Netherlands

2013-01-21

Jeroen Dijsselbloem, Netherlands' Minister of Finance, becomes the President of the Euro Group

2013-04-30

Willem-Alexander becomes the first male Monarch of Netherlands in 123 years

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Netherlands - Notable Birthdays

Rembrandt van RijnJul 15, 1606

Johannes van der WaalsNov 23, 1837

Vincent van GoghMar 30, 1853

Christiaan EijkmanAug 11, 1858

Piet MondrianMar 7, 1872

Netherlands - Birthdays
Date Event
1322-08-01

Peter van Herentals, South Netherlands theologist/church historian

1459-03-02

Adrian VI, [Adriaan F Boeyens], Netherlands, Pope (1522-23)

1480-01-10

Margaret of Austria, Regent of the Netherlands (d. 1530)

1522-12-28

Margaret of Austria, regent of the Netherlands (d. 1583)

1553-06-15

Ernst, archduke of Austria/governor of the Netherlands

1558-05-16

Andreas of Austria, Bohemia cardinal/gov of Netherlands (1598-1600)

1566-08-12

Isabella CE, infante of Spain/governess of the Netherlands

1573-10-11

Jacob Boonen, South Netherlands clergyman/lawyer

1606-07-15

Rembrandt van Rijn, Leiden Netherlands, painter (Night Watch), (d. 1669)

1609-05-16

Ferdinand, Austria, cardinal of Spain/governor of Netherlands

1629-04-07

Juan Jose, of Austria, Spanish general/governor of Netherlands

1655-09-19

Jan Luyts, Netherlands, scholar/physicist/mathematician/astronomer

1716-12-24

Patrice F earl De Neney, South Netherlands chairman of Secret Council

1738-07-11

Albert-Kasimir, duke of Saxon/viceroy of Hungary/Netherlands

1772-08-24

William I Frederick, Grand Duke of Luxembourg and King of the Netherlands (1814-40)

1774-11-18

Wilhelmine of Prussia, Queen of the Netherlands (d. 1837)

1778-09-04

Louis Napoleon, French King of Netherlands (1806-10)

1783-04-10

Hortense E de Beauharnais, French queen of Netherlands (1806-10)

1792-12-06

King William II of the Netherlands (d. 1849)

1794-08-28

Johannes Zwijsen, archbishop (Utrecht Netherlands)

1797-02-28

W Frederik K, prince of Netherlands/general/admiral (10 day campaign)

1798-01-14

Johan R Thorbecke, Premier of Netherlands (Lib-1849..72)

1808-10-05

Winand C H Staring, geologist (Geology of Netherlands)

1817-02-19

Willem III, last male King of Netherlands (1849-90)

1818-06-17

Sophia Frederika Mathilde, queen of Netherlands/wife of William III

1818-08-02

[Willem] Alexander FCNM, prince of the Netherlands/general-major

1820-06-13

WF Hendrik, the Navigator, prince of the Netherlands/admiral

1828-08-05

WFAA Louisa/Lovisa, queen of Sweden/Norway/princess of Netherlands

1829-02-13

Gerard Keller, writer (Netherlands Spectator)

1835-09-14

J A de Smit-Rog, oldest citizen of Netherlands (Died 1940)

1835-09-14

YES de Smit-Rog, oldest citizen of Netherlands (Died 5/30/1940)

1837-11-23

Johannes van der Waals, Leiden, Netherlands, physicist (Nobel 1910, Liquid & Gas States), (d. 1923)

1841-02-12

Gijsbert van Tienhoven, Dutch mayor (Amsterdam) and Prime Minister of the Netherlands 1891-1894

1842-01-17

Anton G van Hamel, founder (Roman Philology in Netherlands)

1851-08-25

[Willem] Alexander KHF, prince of Orange/Netherlands

1853-03-30

Vincent van Gogh, Groot-Zundert, Netherlands, artist, painter and pioneer of Expressionism (The Potato Eaters, Irises)

1858-08-02

Emma of Waldeck and Pyrmont, Queen consort of William and Regent of the Netherlands

1858-08-02

Queen Emma of the Netherlands, The Queen and the Queen Mother on the Palace Balcony Responding to the Call of the Populace

1858-08-11

Christiaan Eijkman, Nijkerk Netherlands, physician and bacteriologist (Nobel Prize in Medicine-1929), (d. 1930)

1872-03-07

Piet Mondrian, Amersfoort, Netherlands, Dutch abstract painter (Broadway Boogie Woogie)

1876-04-19

Hendrik W A E, duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin/king of Netherlands

1876-04-19

Prince Hendrik of the Netherlands, Besuch der Königin Wilhelmine von Holland und ihres Gemahls in Schwerin am 9.5.1901

1876-10-31

Eduard van Oort, zoologist (Ornithology of Netherlands)

1878-05-11

Jan Machiel Reyskens, oldest male resident of the Netherlands. Died 1990 aged 111.

1880-08-31

Wilhelmina HPM, queen of the Netherlands (1898-1948)

1882-02-03

Trijntje Jansma-Boskma; oldest person in the Netherlands

1884-04-22

John van Capel, oldest man in Netherlands (Died Sept 3, 1992)

1885-07-08

Ann Jemima Flower, oldest resident of Netherlands

1886-01-26

Joannes A Veraart, Dutch economist/MP (Jews of the Netherlands)

1889-03-18

F Rijkens, oldest living person in Netherlands

1889-11-07

George Davis, Netherlands, actor (Devil May Care)

1895-04-19

Anton F Pieck, Den Helder, Netherlands, illustrator (Efteling, Kaatsheuvel)

1898-08-20

G Kraus, director Santpoort (Insanity in Netherlands)

1898-11-18

Joris Ivens, Nijmegen Netherlands, director (Rain)

1900-07-05

Bernardus J Cardinal Alfrink, cardinal of Utrecht Netherlands

1901-03-23

Jan H de Groot, Dutch resistance fighter/co-founder (Free Netherlands)

1901-05-20

Max Euwe, Netherlands, world chess champion (1935-37)

1901-09-13

Philip Dorn, Scheveningen Netherlands, actor (I Remember Mama)

1902-11-02

Marius W Holtrop, economist/president (Netherlands Bank)

1905-11-14

L H Ruitenberg, vicar/editor in chief (Reformed of Netherlands)

1909-04-30

Juliana, Queen of Netherlands (1948-80)

1909-11-22

Theodorus H J Zwartkruis, Bishop of Haarlem Netherlands (1966-83)

1911-06-29

Bernhard, Germany, Prince (Consort to Queen Juliana of Netherlands)

1911-06-29

Prince Bernhard of the Netherlands, Episode dated 3 November 2000

1912-04-03

Bert Bakker, Dutch publisher (Free Netherlands)

1916-05-31

Bert Haanstra, Holten Netherlands, director (Fanfare)

1918-08-29

Jelle Zijlstra, economist/minister/pres Netherlands Bank

1918-11-19

Hendrik Christoffel Van de Hulst, Utrecht the Netherlands, Dutch astronomer who correctly predicted the existence of the 21 cm hyper-fine line of neutral atomic hydrogen in interstellar space

1920-05-19

Tina Strobos, Netherlands, physician and resistor to Nazi occupation, (d. 2012)

1921-08-28

Joop Doderer, Velsen Netherlands, actor (Swiebertje)

1924-04-20

Nina Foch, Leiden Netherlands, actress (American in Paris)

1926-09-06

Claus von Amsberg, prince of Netherlands

1929-02-10

Henk Heidweiler, Surinam ambassador (in Netherlands)

1934-04-18

Jaap Scherpenhuizen, Groningen, Netherlands, Dutch MP (VVD)

1938-01-31

Beatrix Wilhelmina Armgard, queen of Netherlands (1980- )

1939-08-05

Irene, Princess of Netherlands

1939-08-05

Princess Irene of the Netherlands,

1942-09-08

Nancy Ann Dibble, Netherlands, sci-fi author (Summerfair)

1945-06-24

Betty Stove, Netherlands, tennis player (US Doubles 1972)

1945-09-07

Luis Aravena Munoz, Chilean singer/exiled in Netherlands

1946-02-02

Gerrie Muhren, Volendam, Netherlands, footballer (Ajax, European Cup Winner, 1971-3), (d. 2013)

1946-08-01

J Guillermo, ex-husband of princess Christina of Netherlands

1947-02-18

Princess Maria Christina, [Marijke], of Netherlands

1947-04-25

Johan Cruyff, Amsterdam, Netherlands, Dutch soccer player/coach (Ajax/Barcelona)

1948-03-28

Wubbo J Ockels, Almelo Netherlands, astronaut (STS 22)

1953-05-08

Alex Van Halen, Amsterdam The Netherlands, Dutch drummer (Van Halen)

1953-12-21

Arie Luyendyk, Netherlands, Indy-car racer (1990 Indianapolis 500)

1956-05-07

Jan Peter Balkenende, Prime Minister of the Netherlands

1956-08-25

Takeshi Okada, Group E: Netherlands vs Japan

1957-08-19

Paul-Jan Bakker, cricketer (Hampshire & Netherlands pace bowler)

1959-05-23

Marcella Mesker, Netherlands, tennis star

1959-10-11

Michiel Schapers, Netherlands, tennis star

1962-06-10

Floris Jansen, cricketer (Netherlands pace bowler 1996 World Cup)

1966-05-25

Princess Laurentien of the Netherlands

1966-05-25

Princess Laurentien of the Netherlands, Episode #5.44

1967-04-27

Willem-Alexander CGF, King of the Netherlands (2013-)

1967-07-23

Nicole Jagerman, Netherlands, tennis star

1967-08-10

Reinout Scholte, cricketer (Netherlands batsman 1996 World Cup)

1967-08-30

Frederique [Van derWal], Netherlands, model (Victoria Secrets)

1968-02-03

Mark Koevermans, Netherlands, tennis star

1968-04-17

Maurits, Prince of Netherlands

1968-09-25

Johan Friso, prince of Orange-Nassau, Netherlands

1969-10-11

Prince Constantijn, CF Aschwin, of Netherlands

1969-12-25

Bernhard Jr, Prince of Netherlands

1970-01-13

Anne-Marie Goddard, Utrechtum Netherlands, playmate (Jan, 94)

1970-01-29

Eric Gouka, cricketer (Netherlands pace bowler 1996 World Cup)

1970-02-26

Meeno Peluce, Amsterdam Netherlands, actor (Bad News Bears)

1970-08-29

Jacco Elringh, Netherlands, tennis star

1970-10-29

Phillip Cocu, Round of 16: Portugal vs Netherlands

1971-05-17

Princess Máxima of the Netherlands, Episode dated 28 September 2010

1972-03-22

Pieter Christiaan, Prince of Netherlands

1972-07-28

Brenda Schultz, Netherlands, tennis star

1972-10-13

Jaime Bernardo, prince of Netherlands

1972-10-13

Margarita Maria Beatriz, princess of Netherlands

1973-04-28

Pauleta, Round of 16: Portugal vs Netherlands

1974-06-23

Maria Carolina Christina, Princess of Netherlands

1975-04-10

Floris, Prince of Netherlands

1976-05-06

Denny Landzaat, Round of 16: Portugal vs Netherlands

1976-09-07

Marja de Graaf, Miss Universe-Netherlands (1996)

1976-10-17

Sebastián Abreu, Semi-finals: Uruguay vs Netherlands

1977-04-22

Mark Van Bommel, Final: Netherlands vs Spain

1977-06-17

Bernardo Federico Tomas, Prince of Netherlands

1977-08-04

Boa Morte, Round of 16: Portugal vs Netherlands

1978-02-25

Yuji Nakazawa, Group E: Netherlands vs Japan

1978-06-24

Shunsuke Nakamura, Group E: Netherlands vs Japan

1978-11-03

Tim De Cler, Round of 16: Portugal vs Netherlands

1978-11-07

Jan Vennegoor of Hesselink, Round of 16: Portugal vs Netherlands

1979-02-09

Caneira, Round of 16: Portugal vs Netherlands

1979-07-06

Nicolas Daniel Maricio, Prince of Netherlands

1980-04-05

Joris Mathijsen, Final: Netherlands vs Spain

1980-04-11

Keiji Tamada, Group E: Netherlands vs Japan

1980-08-17

Jan Kromkamp, Round of 16: Portugal vs Netherlands

1981-04-24

Marcus Tulio Tanaka, Group E: Netherlands vs Japan

1981-05-11

Daisuke Matsui, Group E: Netherlands vs Japan

1981-10-08

Princess Juliana Edenia Antonia, of Netherlands

1981-9-06

Yuki Abe, Group E: Netherlands vs Japan

1982-9-22

Maarten Stekelenburg, Final: Netherlands vs Spain

1984-11-30

Nigel de Jong, Group B: Spain vs Netherlands

1985-02-13

Hedwiges Maduro, Round of 16: Portugal vs Netherlands

1988-07-16

Sergio Busquets, Group B: Spain vs Netherlands

1989-03-21

Jordi Alba, Group B: Spain vs Netherlands

1989-08-28

César Azpilicueta, Group B: Spain vs Netherlands

2003-12-07

Princess Catharina-Amalia of the Netherlands

2005-06-26

Princess Alexia of the Netherlands

2007-04-10

Princess Ariane of the Netherlands, Dutch Princess

Netherlands - Notable Weddings

Wilhelm RöntgenJan 19, 1872

Netherlands - Weddings
Date Event
1791-10-01

Prince Willem Frederick (later King of Netherlands) marries his cousin princess Frederica Louise Wilhelmine of Prussia

1816-05-02

Léopold (Léopold I)of Saxe-Coburg, 1st King of Belgium following independence from the Netherlands marries British Princess Charlotte Augusta

1872-01-19

Physicist Wilhelm Röntgen (26) weds Anna Bertha Ludwig in Apeldoorn, Netherlands

1998-05-30

Nephew of Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands Prince Maurits of Orange-Nassau, van Vollenhoven (30) weds to commoner Marilene van den Broek (28) in Apeldoorn

2002-02-02

Crown Prince Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands (38) weds Argentinean born Maxima Zorreguieta (34) at the Beurs van Berlage

2004-04-24

Prince Friso of Orange (35), 2nd son of Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands marries Mabel Wisse Smit (35) without formal permission of parliament.

2005-08-23

Olympic gold medalist swimmer Pieter van den Hoogenband (27) weds fellow Olympic swimmer Minouche Smit at Henkenshage Castle in Sint-Oedenrode, North Brabant, The Netherlands

2010-11-07

Supermodel and who's also the face of L'Oreal Paris Doutzen Kroes (25) weds DJ Sunnery James in Amsterdam, Netherlands

Netherlands - Deaths
Date Event
1498-07-04

Filips van Burgundy, admiral-general of Netherlands, dies

1530-12-01

Margaretha of Austria, governess of the Netherlands, dies at 51

1556-03-19

Lieven van der Maude, [Ammonius], South Netherlands poet, dies at 70

1569-09-05

Pieter Bruegel, South Netherlands painter, dies at about 44

1580-08-30

Emanuel Philibert, Duke of Savoy/governor of Netherlands, dies

1584-08-04

John van Hembyze, South Netherlands Calvinist, dies at 71

1586-01-18

Margaret of Austria, regent of The Netherlands (b. 1522)

1595-02-12

Archduke Ernest of Austria, Governor of the Spanish Netherlands (b. 1553)

1655-06-30

Jacob Boonen, South Netherlands clergyman/lawyer, dies at 81

1662-11-20

Archduke Leopold Wilhelm of Austria, Governor of the Spanish Netherlands (b. 1614)

1668-11-16

Antoon Anselmo, South Netherlands lawyer, dies at about 79

1679-09-17

Juan Jose of Austrian, Spanish general/govenor of Netherlands, dies at 50

1692-04-14

Carlos de Gurrea, Spanish viceroy (Spanish Netherlands), dies

1707-05-03

Michiel de Swaen, South Netherlands physician/poet, dies at 53

1711-06-08

Katharina Lescaille, [Netherlands Sappho], poetess, dies at 61

1726-02-26

Maximilian II M Emanuel, elect of Bavaria/governor of Netherlands, dies

1741-07-30

Wierich PL count von Daun, gov-gen of Austria & Netherlands, dies

1783-05-03

Pieter Valck(x), South Netherlands sculptor, dies at 49

1837-10-12

Frederica Louisa Wilhelmina, Queen of Netherlands, dies at 62

1843-12-12

Willem I Frederik, King of Netherlands (1814-40), dies at 71

1846-07-24

Louis Napoleon, French King of the Netherlands (1806-10), dies at 67

1849-03-17

William II King of the Netherlands (1840-49), dies at 56

1872-12-13

Helena Beeloo, a maid, murdered by Henry Jut at the Hague, Netherlands

1872-12-13

W T van der Kouwen-ten Cate, murdered by Henry Jut at the Hague, Netherlands

1877-05-29

John Lothrop Motley, (History of United Netherlands), dies at 63

1877-06-07

Winand C H Staring, geologist (Bottom of Netherlands), dies at 68

1881-09-08

W Frederik K, prince of Netherlands/general/admiral, dies at 84

1934-03-20

Queen Emma of the Netherlands, The Queen and the Queen Mother on the Palace Balcony Responding to the Call of the Populace

1934-07-03

Henry WAE, Prince of Netherlands/father of Queen Juliana, dies

1934-07-03

Prince Hendrik of the Netherlands, Besuch der Königin Wilhelmine von Holland und ihres Gemahls in Schwerin am 9.5.1901

1961-09-19

Pieter Tesch, mine engineer/geology (Pedestal of Netherlands), dies

1962-11-28

Wilhelmina HPM, queen of the Netherlands (1898-1948), dies at 82

1985-08-26

Pieter Jongeling, Dutch MP/editor (GPV, Netherlands Daily), dies at 76

1987-12-24

Joop den Uyl, Prime Minister of the Netherlands (b. 1919)

1988-04-01

Marius W Holtrop, economist/president (Netherlands Bank), dies at 85

1991-07-28

Luis Aravena Munoz, Chilean singer/exiled to Netherlands, dies at 45

1992-01-31

Wim van Heumen, field hockey coach (Netherlands), dies at 63

1992-09-03

Johannes van Capel, oldest man in Netherlands (Born 4/22/1884), dies

1992-10-04

Itzhak Fuks, El Al captain, crashes in Bijlmer Netherlands

1992-10-04

Ohad Arnon, El Al captain, crashes in Bijlmer Netherlands

1992-12-29

LH Ruitenberg, vicar/editor in chief (Reform Netherlands), dies at 87

1994-07-31

Pieter C Buitendijk, co-founder (Free Netherlands), dies at 92

1994-12-06

AJ Bronkhorst, vicar/theologist (Reform The Netherlands), dies at 80

2002-10-06

Claus von Amsberg, husband of Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands (b. 1926)

2004-03-20

Queen Juliana of the Netherlands (b. 1909)

2004-12-01

Prince Bernhard of the Netherlands (b. 1911)

2004-12-01

Prince Bernhard of the Netherlands, Episode dated 3 November 2000

2008-03-17

Roland Arnall, U.S. Ambassador to the Netherlands (b. 1939)


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