Dutch History (Part 17)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1601 - 1,700 of 2,688

  • 1924-12-21 Rita Reys, [Maria Reijs], Dutch jazz singer, (d. 2013)
  • 1924-12-24 Willem Drees, economist/Dutch politician (DS'70)
  • 1924-12-27 Wouter Eijkelemboom, Dutch architect (Holy-hospital, Vlaardingen)
  • 1925-01-17 Annie Delorie, Dutch opera singer (Scenes & Arias)
  • 1925-01-18 Roepie Kruize, Dutch field hockey player (Olympic-Bronze-48/Silver-52)
  • 1925-02-03 Joop C Swart, Dutch publisher/founder (World Press Photo)
  • 1925-02-07 Marius Constant, Rumania, Dutch composer/conductor (Paradise Lost)
  • 1925-02-13 Jan Arends, Dutch poet/author
  • 1925-02-17 Fritz Behrendt, German/Dutch cartoon character (The Slogan)
  • 1925-02-27 Richard AFM Auwerda, Dutch journalist/writer
  • 1925-03-08 Petrus Steenkamp, Dutch politician (KVP/CDA)
  • 1925-03-10 M J J A [Sef] Imkamp, Dutch politician (D66)
  • 1925-04-04 Erna Spoorenberg, Dutch singer
  • 1925-04-29 Ab Abspoel, Dutch actor/director (Surprise Attack, Elevator)
  • 1925-06-07 Pieternella "Nel" van Arem, Dutch actress (Sea Gull)
  • 1925-07-06 Huub H Jacobse, member of Dutch 2nd chamber (Liberal)
  • 1925-08-05 Cor Witschge, Dutch actor (Pipo the Clown)
  • 1925-09-14 M L de Braauw, Dutch minister (DS'70)
  • 1925-10-12 Fons Jansen, news reader/Dutch cabaretier (court jester of beliefs)
  • 1925-10-18 Wim van Gennep, Dutch singer/keyboardist (Heikrekels)
  • 1925-10-26 Jan Wolkers, Dutch sculptor/novelist (Brief American)
  • 1925-10-28 Wim Keja, Dutch MP (VVD)
  • 1925-10-31 Lee Grant [Lyova Haskell Rosenthal], American actress (Shampoo, Mulholland Drive), born in NYC, New York
  • 1925-11-13 Inez van Dullemen, Dutch author
  • 1925-11-15 Jurriaan Andriessen, [Leslie Cool], Dutch pianist/composer
  • 1925-12-17 Rijk de Gooyer, Dutch actor (Black Rider, Rififi in Amsterdam)
  • 1926-01-11 Elisabeth M J "Elly" Bakker, Dutch actress (The Miser)
  • 1926-02-21 Hans Andreus, [Johan W van der Zant], Dutch poet (Animal Language)
  • 1926-03-09 Gerrit A Kooy, Dutch sociologist (Apartheid & work in South Africa)
  • 1926-04-07 Johannes Rood, Dutch immunologist (Eurotransplant)
  • 1926-06-10 Willem Oltmans, Dutch journalist (Outlawed, Free as a Bird)
  • 1926-07-05 Haya van Someren-Downer, 2nd Member of parliament (Dutch Lib Party)
  • 1926-08-09 Michiel de Ruyter, Dutch jazz historian (Mister Jazz)
  • 1926-09-06 Claus von Amsberg, prince of Netherlands
  • 1926-10-22 Jan A de Jonge, Dutch historian
  • 1926-11-05 Leo Derksen, Dutch journalist (Telegraph/Sunday Newspaper)
  • 1926-11-16 Ton de Leeuw, Dutch composer
  • 1927-02-13 Harry Wich, Dutch set designer
  • 1927-03-13 Charles Sickman Corsen, Dutch Antillean poet
  • 1927-03-14 Joop F Wolff, Dutch editor (Truth)/Dutch politician (CPN)
  • 1927-05-27 Jan Blokker, Dutch writer/journalist (VPRO, People's Newspaper)
  • 1927-05-29 Dick Hillenius, Dutch biologist/writer
  • 1927-06-28 Theo van Tijn, Dutch marxist/social-historian
  • 1927-07-06 [Jan] Hein Donner, Dutch chess master
  • 1927-07-13 Karl I Pelgrom, Dutch sculptor
  • 1927-08-11 Len Rempt-Halmmans de Jongh, Dutch MP (VVD)
  • 1927-08-23 Dick Bruna, Dutch illustrator
  • 1927-09-12 Ina Muller-van Ast, Dutch MP (PvdA)
  • 1927-12-14 Jacobus G Rietkerk, Dutch internal minister (VVD) (1982-86)
  • 1928-01-23 Kees [Cornelis] Broekman, Dutch speed skater (Olympic-silver-1952)
  • 1928-01-29 Marinus Peijnenburg, Dutch politician
  • 1928-02-09 Rinus Michels, Dutch football coach (d. 2005)
  • 1928-04-01 Dimitri Frenkel Frank, Dutch writer/director (Hadimassa)
  • 1928-04-23 Okke Jager, Dutch theologist/writer/poet
  • 1928-05-11 Brother Andrew, Dutch missionary
  • 1928-05-14 Frederik H. Kreuger, Dutch scientist and inventor
  • 1928-05-30 Gustav Leonhardt, Master Dutch Harpsichordist, organist and conductor
  • 1928-06-11 Gerard van Leijenhorst, Dutch undersecretary of the Interior (CDA)
  • 1928-07-18 Simon Vinkenoog, Dutch writer
  • 1928-08-17 Willem Duys, Dutch radio/TV host
  • 1928-09-29 Ankie [Johanna A Hoving-]Peypers, Dutch author/poet
  • 1928-10-05 Willem de Kwaadsteniet, lawyer/Dutch MP (CDA)
  • 1928-10-28 Wim van Heumen, coach of Dutch field hockey team
  • 1928-11-09 Wim Bosboom, Dutch radio/TV host
  • 1928-11-12 Johan B W Polak, Dutch publisher/publicist (Bloom of Decadence)
  • 1929-01-13 Wim Bary, Dutch actor/theater director (Nice Boys)
  • 1929-02-10 Henk Heidweiler, Surinam ambassador (in Netherlands)
  • 1929-02-23 Eduard W "Ed" Bauer, [Eddy Evers], Dutch actor (Bluejackets)
  • 1929-03-13 Will Eisma, Dutch composer and violinist, born in Sungailiat, Indonesia
  • 1929-03-23 Gerrit den Braber, Dutch composer/producer
  • 1929-03-25 Wim van Est, Dutch cyclist (d. 2003)
  • 1929-04-02 Frans H J J Andriessen, Dutch MP (KVP/CDA)
  • 1929-05-03 Hendrik L van Beek, Dutch vice-admiral
  • 1929-05-08 V N M Korte-van Hemel, Dutch Secretary of Justice (CDA)
  • 1929-05-18 Johan N Block, aviation pioneer (Martinair/Transavia/Air Holland)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1929-06-12 Anne Frank, Dutch diarist and Jewish victim of the Nazi Holocaust (Diary of Anne Frank), born in Frankfurt, Germany (d. 1945)

Jewish Victim & Diarist of the Holocaust Anne Frank
Jewish Victim & Diarist of the Holocaust
Anne Frank
  • 1929-07-28 Remco [Wouter] Campert, Dutch literary/poet/son of Jan Campert
  • 1929-08-27 Ad J Hermes, Dutch MP (KVP/CDA)
  • 1929-10-28 John Hollander, American poet
  • 1929-11-05 Ottmar MA Fraai, Curacaos/Dutch tenor
  • 1929-11-13 Steef C Weijers, Dutch MP (CDA)
  • 1929-11-17 Pieter A H Bos, Dutch lawyer/attorney general on Aruba
  • 1929-11-25 Theo Bruins, Dutch pianist/composer (Sei Studii)
  • 1929-12-02 Jaap Boersma, Dutch minister for Social Affairs (ARP)
  • 1929-12-19 Herman T M Lauxtermann, Dutch 2nd chamber member (VVD)
  • 1929-12-30 Bob Bouma, Dutch TV host (For a Postcard in the Front Row)
  • 1929-12-31 Mies Bouman, Dutch TV hostess (Open the Village)
  • 1930-02-22 JPS van Neerven, Dutch economist/editor (Limbourg Daily)
  • 1930-03-02 Jan van Noor, Dutch 2nd Chamber member (CDA)
  • 1930-03-09 Harrie J B Aarts, Dutch 2nd chamber member (CDA)
  • 1930-03-27 Bob den Uyl, Dutch journalist/writer (Bird Watching)
  • 1930-04-12 Lou A de Graaf, Dutch asst secretary of Social Affairs (VDA)
  • 1930-05-11 Edsger Dijkstra, Dutch computer scientist (d. 2002)
  • 1930-05-19 Hans Kox, Dutch composer, born in Arnhem
  • 1930-05-22 Dieuwke Y W de Graaff-Nauta, Dutch undersecretary of the Interior
  • 1930-06-12 Hans Koetsier, Dutch sculptor (KLM-Schiphol)
  • 1930-07-01 Andreas JAI Bruggeman, Dutch mayor (Schipluiden/Leiderdorp)
  • 1930-08-25 Ariana CE Amsberg, Dutch publicist/actress (Aside, Sekstant)
  • 1930-08-29 Marius J J van Amelsvoort, Dutch undersecretary (CDA)
  • 1930-09-03 Haty Tegelaar-Boonacker, Dutch 2nd chamber member (CDA)

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