Zwolle in History

Historical Events

  • 1813-11-12 Allied troops occupy Zwolle Neth
  • 1910-06-12 PEC soccer team forms in Zwolle
  • 1945-04-14 Arnhem, Zwolle freed from Nazis
  • 1982-07-01 PEC Zwolle '82 soccer club renamed when purchased by Dutch businessman Marten Eibrink

Famous Birthdays

  • 1644-07-12 Arnold Moonen, Dutch vicar and linguist (David's holy saint graduals), born in Zwolle, Netherlands (d. 1711)
  • 1753-02-07 Rhijnvis Feith, Dutch mayor/writer (Zwolle/Thirsa)
  • 1796-07-24 Herman van Sonsbeeck, Dutch lawyer and statesman, born in Zwolle, Netherlands (d. 1865)
  • 1815-09-04 Andreas Ignatius Schaepman, Archbishop of Utrecht (1868-82), born in Zwolle, Netherlands (d. 1882)
  • 1854-09-08 Willem Marinus van Rossum, Dutch cardinal and prefect of Propaganda File, born in Zwolle, Overijssel, Netherlands (d. 1932)
  • 1856-12-29 Thomas J Stieltjes, Dutch mathematician (Stieltjes integral), born in Zwolle, Netherlands (d. 1894)
  • 1865-01-30 Samuel Pierre l'HonorĂ© Naber, Dutch rear-admiral and librarian, born in Zwolle, Netherlands (d. 1936)
  • 1869-04-17 Johannes Marinus Meulenhoff, Dutch publisher, born in Zwolle, Netherlands (d. 1939)
  • 1910-08-25 J. B. Charles [Willem H. Nagel], Dutch criminologist and writer, born in Zwolle, Netherlands (d. 1983)
  • 1920-09-12 Jan W. Schulte Nordholt, Dutch poet and historian (Blossoming Stone), born in Zwolle, Netherlands (d. 1995)
  • 1944-10-02 Ton Koopman, Dutch conductor (Royal Conservatory of the Hague), born in Zwolle, Netherlands
  • 1947-01-01 Peter Lankhorst, Dutch politician (PPR), born in Zwolle, Netherlands
  • 1966-03-03 Claus Boekweg, Dutch soccer player (FC Groningen, FC Zwolle)

Famous Deaths

  • 1824-02-08 Rhijnvis Feith, Dutch mayor/writer (Zwolle, Julia), dies at 71