The Hague in History (Part 2)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

  • 1937-11-06 Bas de Gaay Fortman, Dutch scholar and politician (PPR), born in The Hague, Netherlands
  • 1937-12-13 Rob Houwer, Dutch director and producer and actor (OK, Professor Columbus), born in The Hague, Netherlands
  • 1938-07-12 Wieger Mensonides, Dutch swimmer, born in The Hague, Netherlands
  • 1938-12-24 Ralp Inbar, Dutch TV host (Banana Split), born in The Hague, Netherlands (d. 2004)
  • 1939-01-05 Peter Struycken, Dutch artist, born in The Hague, Netherlands
  • 1940-11-13 Joan Haanappel, Dutch figure skater and sports reporter, born in The Hague, Netherlands
  • 1942-09-18 Koos van den Berg, Dutch politician (SGP), born in The Hague, Netherlands
  • 1944-10-02 Ton Koopman, Dutch conductor (Royal Conservatory of the Hague), born in Zwolle, Netherlands
  • 1944-10-29 Robbie van Leeuwen, Dutch guitarist (Shocking Blue), born in The Hague, Netherlands
  • 1945-04-03 Wim Deetman, Dutch politician, Minister of Education, born in The Hague, Netherlands
  • 1945-12-22 Joris J. C. Voorhoeve, Dutch Defense minister (1994-, VVD), born in the Hague, Netherlands
  • 1946-10-13 Bram Vermeulen, Dutch singer (Neerlands Hoop), born in The Hague, Netherlands
  • 1946-12-03 Joop Zoetemelk, Dutch road cyclist (Vuelta a España 1979, Tour de France 1980; World Professional Road champion 1985), born in The Hague, Netherlands
  • 1947-04-15 Bojoura [Raina van Melzen], Dutch singer and wife of Hans Cleuver, born in The Hague, The Netherlands
  • 1947-07-09 Jerney Kaagman, Dutch singer (Earth & Fire), born in The Hague, Netherlands
  • 1947-10-01 Mariska Veres, Dutch singer (Shocking Blue), born in The Hague, the Netherlands (d. 2006)
  • 1948-07-18 Cesar Zuiderwijk, Dutch rock drummer (Golden Earring, Radar Love), born in The Hague, Netherlands
  • 1948-12-14 Boudewijn Büch, Dutch writer and TV host, born in The Hague, Netherlands
  • 1950-07-17 Derek de Lint, Dutch actor, born in The Hague, Netherlands
  • 1952-01-09 Eva Leonie "Eveline" Herfkens, Dutch civil servant, diplomat, and politician (PvdA), born in The Hague, Netherlands
  • 1953-01-26 Andrée van Es [Andrée Christine of Es], Dutch politician (PSP), born in the Hague, Netherlands
  • 1954-01-31 Adrian Vandenberg, Dutch rock guitarist (Whitesnake), born in the Hague, Netherlands
  • 1955-04-24 John de Mol Jr., Dutch media businessman, born in The Hague, Netherlands
  • 1956-01-16 Martin Jol, Dutch football manager, born in The Hague, Netherlands
  • 1957-07-23 Theo van Gogh, Dutch film director (Submission), born in The Hague, Netherlands (d. 2004)
  • 1958-09-07 Nadieh, Dutch singer, guitarist and composer (Haifa Blue), born in The Hague, Netherlands (d. 1996)
  • 1961-03-13 Cor Lems, Dutch soccer player (ADO The Hague/Dordrecht '90), born in Rotterdam, Netherlansds
  • 1962-09-08 René Klijn, Dutch singer (Mr Blue), born in The Hague, Netherlands (d. 1993)
  • 1963-12-10 Gerald Sandel, Dutch soccer player (Sparta), born in The Hague, Netherlands
  • 1965-01-11 Roland Scholten, Dutch darts player (UK Open 2004), born in The Hague, Netherlands
  • 1967-02-14 Mark Rutte, Dutch politician (Prime Minister, 2010-), born in The Hague, Netherlands
  • 1967-07-27 Emiel van Eijkeren, Dutch soccer player (FC The Hague/NEC), born in The Hague, Netherlands
  • 1967-11-02 Marc van Roon, Dutch improvising musician, born in The Hague, Netherlands
  • 1970-10-01 Gaston Taument, Dutch soccer winger (15 caps; Feyenoord), born in The Hague, Netherlands
  • 1971-02-12 Romeo Bandison, NFL defensive tackle (Cleveland Browns), born in the Hague, Netherlands
  • 1971-04-13 Valensia, Dutch composer and singer, born in The Hague, Netherlands
  • 1971-06-12 Peter Beets, Dutch jazz pianist (New York Trio), born in The Hague, Netherlands
  • 1975-01-14 Marcel Koning, Dutch football player (FC The Hague/NEC), born in The Hague, Netherlands
  • 1975-04-08 Anouk [Teeuwe], Dutch singer, born in The Hague
  • 1983-04-11 Nicky Pastorelli, Dutch racing driver (Euro Formula 3000), born in The Hague, Netherlands
  • 1988-04-03 Tim Krul, Dutch football goalkeeper (Netherlands National Team), born in The Hague, Netherlands
  • 2003-12-07 Princess Catharina-Amalia of the Netherlands, eldest child of King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima, born in HMC Bronovo, The Hague, Netherlands
  • 2005-06-26 Alexia Juliana Marcela Laurentien, Princess of the Netherlands, Princess of Orange-Nassau, second daughter of King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima, born in HMC Bronovo, The Hague, Netherlands
  • 2007-04-10 Princess Ariane of the Netherlands, Dutch Princess, daughter of King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima, born in The Hague, Netherlands

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Famous Deaths