Hertogenbosch in History

Historical Events

  • 1525-06-09 Tax revolt in Hertogenbosch
  • 1585-04-05 Clemens Crabbeels becomes bishop of Hertogenbosch

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1629-09-14 Siege of 's-Hertogenbosch: Spanish garrison surrenders to Frederick Henry, Prince of Orange

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Frederick Henry
  • 1794-10-09 French troops occupy Hertogenbosch
  • 1944-10-27 Hertogenbosch & Tilburg freed from nazi occupation
  • 1965-10-08 Once-Hertogenbosch soccer team FC de Bosch forms

Famous Birthdays

  • 1599-06-12 Johan Wolfert van Brederode, Dutch governor (Hertogenbosch) and field marshal, born in Heusden, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands (d. 1655)
  • 1908-04-20 Wilhelmus Marinus Bekkers, Dutch Roman Catholic bishop of Hertogenbosch, born in Sint-Oedenrode, Netherlands (d. 1966)
  • 1930-03-09 Harry Aarts, Dutch politician and 2nd chamber member (CDA), born in 's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands
  • 1964-04-10 Manon Bollegraf, Dutch tennis star (semi 1996 Aust doubles), born in 's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands

Famous Deaths

  • 1966-05-09 Wilhelmus Marinus Bekkers, Dutch Roman Catholic bishop of Hertogenbosch, dies at 58