Amsterdam in History (Part 2)

Historical Events

Events 101 - 200 of 314

  • 1900-02-18 Ajax soccer team forms in Amsterdam
  • 1900-03-18 Ajax (Amsterdam Football Club), forms
  • 1900-03-26 1st edition The (Free) People (Neth, probably Amsterdam)
  • 1900-04-02 1st edition of The Volk published (Amsterdam)
  • 1900-08-07 Diamond workers in Amsterdam strike
  • 1900-12-24 Herman Heijermans' "Hope of Blessing" premieres in Amsterdam
  • 1902-01-10 Alphons Diepenbrock's "Te Deum" premieres (Amsterdam)
  • 1902-06-01 Blue-White United soccer team of Amsterdam forms
  • 1903-01-06 Dutch Press museum opens in Amsterdam

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1903-01-12 Harry Houdini performs at Rembrandt theater, Amsterdam

Magician & Escape Artist Harry Houdini
Magician & Escape Artist
Harry Houdini
  • 1903-01-21 Harry Houdini escapes from Halvemaansteeg police station in Amsterdam
  • 1903-03-26 American Hotel opens in Amsterdam
  • 1903-05-27 Queen Wilhelmina opens Berlages Merchants bureau in Amsterdam
  • 1904-06-28 International Anti-Military Cooperation (IAMV) forms in Amsterdam
  • 1905-04-22 Operations begin uniting conservatory of Nature monument Amsterdam
  • 1905-09-14 Albert Cuypstrat street market in Amsterdam inaugurated
  • 1906-07-15 Republic museum opens Rembrandt hall in Amsterdam

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1907-12-13 German Emperor Wilhelm II visits Amsterdam

German Emperor and King of Prussia Wilhelm II
German Emperor and King of Prussia
Wilhelm II
  • 1908-06-15 World congress for Women's rights opens in Amsterdam
  • 1909-03-14 Amsterdam Social-Democratic Party (SDP) forms

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1910-04-29 Ex-US president Theodore Roosevelt visits Amsterdam

26th US President Theodore Roosevelt
26th US President
Theodore Roosevelt
  • 1910-09-18 25,000 demonstrate in Amsterdam for general male/female suffrage
  • 1911-01-07 Dutch Scouts Organization established in Amsterdam
  • 1911-02-05 Society of Dutch Composers forms in Amsterdam
  • 1911-06-10 Queen Wilhelmina opens Rembrandt house in Amsterdam
  • 1912-05-01 Amsterdam-North soccer team DWV forms
  • 1913-09-02 Amsterdam reroutes sewage of canals to South Seas
  • 1915-01-17 Antoni van Leeuwenhoek's Hospital in Amsterdam opens
  • 1916-05-10 Historic Shipport Museum opens in Amsterdam
  • 1916-09-17 40,000 Amsterdam demonstrators demand general voting right
  • 1917-06-28 Potato entrepreneurs begins in Amsterdam
  • 1918-03-18 Socialist Youth AJC organizes in Amsterdam
  • 1918-04-04 Food riot in Amsterdam
  • 1919-07-21 Anthony Fokker's establishes airplane factory at Hamburg & Amsterdam
  • 1919-07-28 Vrije Vakbewegings Internationale (VVI) forms in Amsterdam
  • 1919-08-01 Queen Wilhelmina opens 1st Air Fair in Amsterdam
  • 1919-10-07 First London-Amsterdam airline service (British Aerial Transport & KLM)
  • 1919-11-22 15,000 men are cremated at Domela Newenhouse, Amsterdam
  • 1920-01-04 Amsterdam actors decide to strike for retirement benefits
  • 1920-02-12 -Apr 26] 14,000 Rotterdam/Amsterdam harbor workers strike
  • 1921-04-14 Prince Henry opens Rotterdam-Amsterdam-Bremen-Hamburg air route
  • 1921-04-27 Hadjememaar, [Corn de Gelder] elected in Amsterdam
  • 1921-10-21 Tuschinski Theater opens in Amsterdam
  • 1921-10-28 Amsterdam's Tuschinski movie theater opens
  • 1922-03-31 Prince Hendrik opens trade fair building in Amsterdam
  • 1922-11-01 Queen Wilhelmina opens Dutch Historical Maritime museum in Amsterdam
  • 1923-01-08 Typography strike in Amsterdam
  • 1923-01-23 Taxi strike in Amsterdam begins (through March 9th)
  • 1923-03-09 Amsterdam taxi strike ended
  • 1923-09-23 80,000 demonstrate in Amsterdam against Fleet law
  • 1924-02-01 Amsterdam's Netherlands Press Museum opens
  • 1924-05-08 Workers at Werkspoor in Amsterdam strike against 3rd wage cut
  • 1924-07-10 Railroad worker strike ends in Amsterdam
  • 1924-10-01 Fokker F-7 1st flight (Amsterdam to Batavia)
  • 1925-02-28 Theater Museum of Amsterdam forms
  • 1925-11-01 VARA, Vereniging van Workers Radio Amateurs forms in Amsterdam
  • 1926-02-10 Building of Olympic Stadium Amsterdam, begins
  • 1926-04-13 Cyclists without bicycle-tax-stamp rounded up in Amsterdam
  • 1926-12-11 Josephine Baker goes up in Amsterdam
  • 1927-05-01 Netherlands beats Belgium 3-2 in soccer match in Amsterdam
  • 1928-03-11 Netherlands & Belgium tie 1-1 (soccer match in Amsterdam)
  • 1928-05-17 9th modern Olympic games opens in Amsterdam
  • 1928-07-28 9th Olympic Games open in Amsterdam
  • 1928-08-03 Ray Barbuti saves US team from defeat in Amsterdam Olympics track events by winning 400 m (47.8 sec)
  • 1928-08-12 9th Olympic Games close in Amsterdam
  • 1929-02-03 Revolutionary Socialist Party forms in Amsterdam
  • 1929-04-11 Loetafoon celluloid film system demonstrated in Amsterdam
  • 1929-04-18 Palace for People's industry in Amsterdam devastated by fire
  • 1929-06-08 Venezuelan rebel Rafael Urbina overthrows Fort Amsterdam, Curacao kidnap governor Fruytier
  • 1929-09-25 Queen-mother Emma opens Antonie van Leeuwenhoek House in Amsterdam
  • 1931-01-22 VARA begins experimental TV broadcast in Diamantbeurs Amsterdam
  • 1932-08-27 International anti-war congress opens in Amsterdam
  • 1932-08-29 International Anti-War Committee forms in Amsterdam
  • 1933-01-09 Amsterdam confectionery worker go on strike against wage reduction
  • 1933-12-14 Josephine Baker performs in Amsterdam
  • 1934-01-08 Jaap Speyers "Bluejackets" premieres in Amsterdam
  • 1934-07-04 Jordanians revolt in Amsterdam after reduction in employment
  • 1935-02-28 Amsterdam Hotel of the Red Lion gets sidewalk permit
  • 1935-06-26 SDAP & CPH achieve majority in city council in Amsterdam
  • 1935-07-01 Algemeen Nederlands Persbureau (ANP, General Dutch Press Agency) forms in Amsterdam
  • 1935-07-18 Amsterdam city council accept city growth plan through the year 2000
  • 1935-11-25 International Institute for Social History (IISG) forms in Amsterdam
  • 1936-04-06 ANP begins telex service in Amsterdam
  • 1936-07-01 Watchfulness Committee forms in Amsterdam
  • 1936-10-02 Amsterdam's Calvinist Churches reject nazism
  • 1937-10-07 Johan Wagenaar's "Feestmars" premieres in Amsterdam
  • 1938-05-10 Banning speech on anti-fascism demonstration in Amsterdam
  • 1940-05-15 German troops occupy Amsterdam, Gen Winkelman surrenders
  • 1940-05-19 Amsterdam time becomes MET (Middle European Time)
  • 1940-07-15 Nazi occupiers seize library of IISG Amsterdam
  • 1940-08-15 1st edition of Jewish Weekly newspaper in Amsterdam (under Nazis)
  • 1941-02-09 Nazi collaborators destroy pro-Jewish cafĂ© Alcazar Amsterdam (Alcazar refused to hang "No Entry for Jews" signs in front of cafe)
  • 1941-02-12 Jewish Council for Amsterdam forms under Ascher and Cohen
  • 1941-02-19 Nazi police attacked & driven away from Koco, Amsterdam (by young Jews)
  • 1941-02-19 Nazi raid Amsterdam & round up 429 young Jews for deportation
  • 1941-02-22 Nazi SS begin rounding up Jews of Amsterdam
  • 1941-02-24 Anti-Nazi meeting at Noordermarkt Amsterdam
  • 1941-02-25 February strike against persecution of Jews, in Amsterdam
  • 1941-06-11 2nd great raid on Jews of Amsterdam
  • 1941-06-27 Nazi manifest against the Jews in Amsterdam

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