Dutch History (Part 20)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1901 - 2,000 of 2,720

  • 1939-01-12 Jacobus M "Jacques" Hamelink, Dutch writer/poet (Cold Unrest)
  • 1939-03-02 Gerard van Tongeren, Dutch singer (Buffoons)
  • 1939-03-03 Hans Pieter Verhagen, Dutch poet (Hoepla/Holland's Hole)
  • 1939-04-13 Wijnie Jabaaij, Dutch MP (PvdA)
  • 1939-04-16 Margaretha de Boer, Dutch minister (PvdA)
  • 1939-04-16 Reinier Lucassen, Dutch painter (Kuifje contra James Union)
  • 1939-04-30 Pieter van Vollenhoven, husband of Dutch Princess Margriet
  • 1939-05-07 Rudolphus FM "Ruud" Lubbers, director Dutch/CDA-premier (1982-94)
  • 1939-05-24 Gert J Schutte, Dutch MP (GPV)
  • 1939-06-06 Louis Andriessen, Dutch composer (Reconstruction)
  • 1939-06-12 GAI Schuijt, Dutch jurist (information law)
  • 1939-07-11 Seth Gaaikema, Dutch night club performer
  • 1939-08-05 Irene, Princess of Netherlands
  • 1939-08-15 Herman Onno C. R. Ruding, Dutch Financial minister (CDA) and Director of Amrobank
  • 1939-08-15 Herman van Keeken, Dutch singer (Daddy don't run so fast), born in Hilversum, Netherlands (d. 1995)
  • 1939-08-16 Wim Meijer, Dutch MP (PvdA)
  • 1939-08-23 Ronald [Ronny] A Casseres, minister of Dutch Antilles
  • 1939-09-14 Piet R Stoffelen, Dutch ambassador/MP (PvdA)
  • 1939-09-30 Piet M Blauw, Dutch MP (VVD)
  • 1939-10-30 Eddie Holland, US singer/songwriter (Jamie, Leaving Here)
  • 1939-12-18 Henrica M L "Wiesje" Backer, Dutch dancer/actress/playwright
  • 1939-12-30 Doeke Eisma, sociologist/Dutch MP (D66)
  • 1940-01-24 Flip Buurmeijer, Dutch MP (PvdA)
  • 1940-02-24 Theo Bosch, Dutch humanist/architect (Nieuwmarkt, Amsterdam)
  • 1940-03-08 Theo Laseroms, [The Tank], Dutch soccer player (Feyenoord)
  • 1940-03-16 Jan P Pronk, Dutch politician (PvdA)
  • 1940-03-16 Jan Schaefer, Dutch asst secretary of state (PvdA)
  • 1940-03-26 Servaes [J S] Huys, Dutch MP (PvdA)
  • 1940-04-07 Patricia Paay, Dutch singer (You are not hip)
  • 1940-04-16 Paul Cox, Dutch-born Australian director (Lonely Hearts), born in Venlo, the Netherlands (d. 2016)
  • 1940-04-20 Jan Cremer, Dutch writer/sculptor (I, John Cremer)
  • 1940-05-02 Sari van Heemskerck Pillis-Duvekot, Dutch MP (VVD)
  • 1940-05-03 Clemens Westerhof, Dutch football manager
  • 1940-05-19 Jan Janssen, Dutch cyclist
  • 1940-06-04 Gerrit H Terpstra, economist/Dutch 2nd Chamber member (CDA)
  • 1940-06-15 Willem Frederik Bon, Dutch composer
  • 1940-06-16 Hans Dorrestijn, Dutch cabaret performer
  • 1940-06-29 Louise S Groenman, Dutch MP (D66)
  • 1940-07-04 Joost P van Iersel, Dutch MP (CDA)
  • 1940-08-29 Wilhelm Ruska, Holland, judo champ (Olympic-gold-1972)
  • 1940-09-13 Joyce Schouten, Dutch singer (Fouryo's)
  • 1940-10-01 Richard F Pieternella, Dutch Antilles' minister plenipotentiary
  • 1940-10-24 David Sainsbury, English billionaire/founder (Dutch Soc-Dem)
  • 1940-11-12 Ria Lubbers, wife of Dutch premier Ruud Lubbers
  • 1940-12-03 Jeffrey R. Holland, American religious leader
  • 1940-12-16 Dimitri van Toren, Dutch vocalist/composer
  • 1940-12-25 Frans Moor, Dutch MP (PvdA)
  • 1940-12-26 Harmen Siezen, Dutch TV-journal host
  • 1940-12-29 Peter Koelewijn, Dutch writer/vocalist (Come off that Roof)
  • 1941-01-30 Tineke Lagerberg, Dutch swimmer
  • 1941-02-15 Brian Holland, US pianist/producer (Holland/Dozier/Holland)
  • 1941-03-15 Dick Top, Dutch actor/director (Witch of Haarlem)
  • 1941-04-27 Jan D Blaauw, Dutch MP (VVD)
  • 1941-05-09 Jan Dibbets, sculptor/artist (Dutch Mountains)
  • 1941-05-27 Adriaan Venema, Dutch journalist/author (Mussert)
  • 1941-06-01 Edo de Waart, Amsterdam Holland, conductor (Houston Opera-1976)
  • 1941-06-08 Joop H van den Berg, Dutch 2nd Chamber member (PvdA)
  • 1941-06-10 Harry Muskee, Dutch rock vocalist (Cuby & Blizzards)
  • 1941-06-16 Lamont Dozier, songwriter (Dozier-Holland-Dozier), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1941-06-21 Pia J Barendrecht, Indonesian/Dutch actress (Pinokkio)
  • 1941-07-16 Hans Wiegel, Dutch commissioner of the queen (Frisia)
  • 1941-07-16 Jan G H Krajenbrink, Dutch 2nd Chamber member (CDA)
  • 1941-07-18 Jack Jersey, [de Nijs], Indonesian/Dutch singer/producer
  • 1941-07-19 Neelie Smit-Kroes, Dutch politician (VVD)/minister of Traffic
  • 1941-08-06 Hubertus AGM "Bert" Andre, Dutch actor (Turkish Fruit-Come Back)
  • 1941-08-10 Kees van Kooten, Dutch TV host/founder (Simplistic Union)
  • 1941-08-31 Henk Terlingen, Dutch radio/TV-host (Paul Meier Show)
  • 1941-09-06 Willibrord Frequin, Dutch TV reporter
  • 1941-11-01 Johnny Kendall, [Johan Donkerkaat], Dutch blues singer
  • 1941-11-04 Martin Brozius, Dutch actor (Goede Tijden Slechte Tijden)
  • 1941-12-08 Albert J Evenhuis, Dutch undersecretary of Economic (VVD)
  • 1941-12-11 Rogier van Otterloo, Dutch composer/conductor
  • 1941-12-12 Liesbeth List, Dutch actress/vocalist (Theodorakis)
  • 1942-01-30 Andres, [Dries Holten], Dutch singer (Sandra & Andres)
  • 1942-02-07 Ton [ACHM] de Kok, Dutch MP (CDA)
  • 1942-04-08 Eduard Visser, Dutch writer (Fyffes are now called Chiquita)
  • 1942-04-18 Dick K J Tommel, chemist/(D66) Dutch Asst Sec of State (1994- )
  • 1942-04-19 Bas Jan Ader, Dutch artist (disappeared 1975).
  • 1942-05-08 Ruth Holland, journalist
  • 1942-06-18 Hans Vonk, Dutch conductor
  • 1942-06-19 Jos Brink, Dutch TV host (Op Zoek)
  • 1942-06-22 Margreet M H Kamp, Dutch MP (VVD)
  • 1942-06-28 Sjoukje Dijkstra, Holland, figure skater (Olympic-gold-1964)
  • 1942-06-29 Bas J van der Vlies, Dutch MP (SGP)
  • 1942-07-05 Ada J Bas-Jansen, Dutch MP (CDA)
  • 1942-07-23 John de Hont, Dutch guitarist (ZZ & Masks)
  • 1942-08-02 Leo Beenhakker, Dutch soccer trainer
  • 1942-08-16 John Meulendijks, Dutch cryptogram maker (People's Daily)
  • 1942-08-19 Michiel Patijn, Dutch asst sect of state of Foreign affairs (1994- )
  • 1942-09-08 Nancy Ann Dibble, Netherlands, sci-fi author (Summerfair)
  • 1942-09-18 Koos van den Berg, Dutch MP (SGP)
  • 1942-10-04 Jenny Arean, [Joanna Klarenbeek], Dutch actress (Paul Chevrolet)
  • 1942-10-31 Ben M J Hennekam, Dutch MP (CDA)
  • 1942-11-17 Annemarie Oster, Dutch actress (Goede Tijden Slechte Tijden)
  • 1942-12-26 Rob de Nijs, Dutch singer (Put a candle in your window)
  • 1943-01-09 Rob Hoeke, Dutch pianist/singer (Drinking on My Bed)
  • 1943-01-14 Holland Taylor, actress (Bossom Buddies, Camilla-Naked Truth), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1943-01-19 Margriet Francisca, Dutch Princess
  • 1943-01-20 Roeland HG "Roel" van Duyn, Dutch Provo politician
  • 1943-02-28 Hans Dijkstal, Dutch minister of the Interior (VVD, 1994-98)

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