Dutch History (Part 20)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1901 - 2,000 of 2,688

  • 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
  • 1942-06-15 Xaveria Hollander, [DeVries], Surabaya Indonesia, auth (Happy Hooker)
  • 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)
  • 1943-03-01 Piet Veerman, Dutch rock vocalist/guitarist (Cats-Sailin' Home)
  • 1943-04-11 E J Dommering, Dutch lawyer
  • 1943-04-14 Yvonne Vriens-Auerbach, Dutch MP (CDA)
  • 1943-04-15 Riem de Wolff, Indonesian/Dutch singer/guitarist (Blue Diamonds)
  • 1943-05-26 Erica G Terpstra, Oly swimmer/Dutch MP (VVD)
  • 1943-06-01 Ely van Tongeren, Dutch guitarist/singer (Buffoons)
  • 1943-06-02 John Lilipaly, Dutch 2nd Chamber member (PvdA)
  • 1943-06-02 Maarten B Engwirda, Dutch 2nd Chamber member (D66)
  • 1943-06-15 Xaviera Hollander, Dutch author
  • 1943-07-24 Henk Vos, chemical analyst/Dutch politician (PvdA) 2nd Chamber
  • 1943-08-02 Jeltje van Nieuwenhoven, Dutch MP (PvdA)
  • 1943-08-17 Koos Postema, editor-in-chief (Vrije Volk)/Dutch TV host
  • 1943-09-20 Roek Williams, [Willemze], Dutch singer
  • 1943-10-11 Frank Muyser, Dutch guitarist/saxophonist (Les Baroques)
  • 1943-10-21 Frans LAJ Wolters, economist/Dutch MP (PvdA)
  • 1943-10-22 Robert Long, [Leverman], Dutch singer/actor (Vroeger Kon je Lachen)
  • 1943-10-22 Jan de Bont, Dutch film director
  • 1943-11-11 Karin Kent, [Janneke Kanteman], Dutch singer
  • 1943-11-30 Oscar Harris, Surinames/Dutch singer (Try a Little Love)
  • 1943-12-15 Lucien den Arend, Dutch artist
  • 1943-12-23 Roelof den Ambtman, Dutch actor/director (One Evening at Eva)
  • 1943-12-29 JHR Maij-Wegge, Dutch traffic minister (19..-94)
  • 1944-01-05 Felix Arons, Dutch director/actor (Waaldrecht)
  • 1944-01-07 Ad [GB] Nijhuis, Dutch MP (VVD)
  • 1944-01-18 Relus ter Beek, Dutch Minister of defense (PvdA)
  • 1944-01-20 Lieven Soete, Dutch publicist (Molotov-Ribbentrop-pact)
  • 1944-01-23 Rutger Hauer, Dutch actor (Blade Runner, Ladyhawke, Osterman Weekend)
  • 1944-01-28 Arnold Muhren, Dutch pop bassist/singer (The Cats-Sailin' Home)

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