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The Hague - Notable Historical Events

John AdamsApr 19, 1782

Winston ChurchillMay 10, 1948

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The Hague - Historical Events
Date Event
1525-05-10

Church reformer John Pistorius caught in the Hague

1525-07-11

Trial against "heretic" John Pistorius at The Hague

1525-09-07

Trial against "heretic" John Pistorius ends in the Hague

1528-03-05

Utrecht governor Maarten van Rossum plunders The Hague

1619-02-20

Trial against Johan van Oldenbarnevelt begins in The Hague for alleged crimes against the federal government

1629-11-03

Prince Frederik Hendrik festival in The Hague

1659-05-31

Netherlands, England & France sign Treaty of The Hague

1660-05-07

Isaack B Fubine of Savoy, in The Hague, patents macaroni

1661-08-06

The Treaty of The Hague is signed whereby the Dutch Republic sells New Holland (Brazil) for 63 tonnes of gold

1672-08-20

Former Grand Pensionary Johan de Witt and his brother Cornelis are brutally murdered by an angry mob in The Hague.

1691-01-18

English king Willem III travels to The Hague

1699-12-03

Baron Jacob Hop appointed treasurer-general of the Hague

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.

1796-03-01

1st National Meeting in the Hague

1864-06-25

Horse tramway at the Hague, opens

1900-09-15

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

1902-05-22

US President Roosevelt signs a treaty with Mexico under which both countries agree to submit a long-standing dispute over interest payments to the Court of Arbitration at The Hague

1904-02-22

The Hague Tribunal gives its decision in claims against Venezuela; it sets the sum to be paid by Venezuela and gives preferential treatment to the three powers that initiated the block - Britain, Germany, and Italy

1908-10-01

1st Dutch electric railway in use (Rotterdam-The Hague)

1910-09-07

In the Hague, the International Court arbitrates a fishing-rights dispute between Newfoundland (still seperate from Canada) and the US

1912-01-23

The International Opium Convention is signed at The Hague.

1913-08-28

Queen Wilhelmina opens Peace Palace in The Hague

1920-12-13

League of nations establishes Intl Court of Justice in The Hague

1921-04-16

Liberal Freedom League forms in The Hague

1923-03-03

US Senate rejects membership of the International Court of Justice, The Hague

1925-10-15

Willem Landre's opera "Beatrice" premiers in The Hague

1926-03-24

The Beehive in the Hague opens 1st escalator in Netherlands

1940-05-29

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

1941-02-24

43 Geuzen resistance fighter trial opens in the Hague

1941-03-04

18 Geuzen resistance fighters sentenced to death in The Hague

1944-04-11

RAF bombs census bureau in The Hague

1944-04-29

Surprise attack by Van de Peat on General Landsdrukkerij in the Hague

1945-03-03

RAF bombing error hits The Hague killing 511

1945-03-05

Allies bombs The Hague, Netherlands

1945-05-07

Princess Irene Brigade moves into the Hague Neth

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)

1948-05-10

Winston Churchill visits The Hague

1968-03-03

Greece, Portugal & Spain's embassies bombed in the Hague

1975-12-04

6 South Molukkans occupy Indonesian consulate in The Hague, 1 dead

1977-04-23

ADO The Hague soccer team forms

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.

2002-02-12

The trial of former President of Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Slobodan Milošević begins at the United Nations war crimes tribunal in The Hague. He eventually dies four years later before its conclusion.

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

2003-03-11

The International Criminal Court holds its inaugural session in The Hague.

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The Hague - Birthdays
Date Event
1905-02-24

Guillaume Landre, The Hague, Dutch composer

1961-03-13

Cor Lems, soccer player (ADO The Hague/Dordrecht '90)

1967-07-27

Emiel van Eijkeren, soccer player (FC The Hague/NEC)

1975-01-14

Marcel Koning, soccer player (FC The Hague/NEC)

The Hague - Weddings
Date Event
1418-03-08

Jacqueline, Countess of Haintaut marries her cousin John IV Duke of Brabant in The Hague

The Hague - Deaths
Date Event
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

1979-03-22

Richard Sykes, British ambassador, assassinated by the IRA in The Hague, Holland


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