Netherlands Antilles in History

Historical Events

  • 1863-07-01 Slavery abolished in Suriname & Dutch Antilles
  • 1954-12-15 Netherlands Antilles becomes co-equal part of Kingdom of Netherlands
  • 1954-12-29 Kingdom of Netherlands, with Netherlands & Netherlands Antilles as autonomous parts, comes into being
  • 1976-01-08 Franklin Mint strikes 1st gold coins for Netherlands Antilles
  • 1985-07-20 The government of Aruba passes legislation to secede from the Netherlands Antilles.
  • 2010-10-10 The Netherlands Antilles are dissolved