Dutch History (Part 18)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1701 - 1,800 of 2,466

  • 1936-08-10 Leendert-John Schalm, Dutch banker on Curacao
  • 1936-09-16 Frits Niessen, Dutch politician (PvdA)
  • 1936-09-28 Robert Wolders, Dutch actor (Erik Hunter-Laredo), born in Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • 1936-10-24 Annelien Kappeyne van de Coppello, Dutch politician (VVD)
  • 1936-11-06 K. Schippers [Gerard Stigter], Dutch author (Een klok en profil), born in Amsterdam
  • 1936-11-07 Jaap Stobbe, Dutch actor (Dageraad), born in The Hague, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
  • 1936-11-17 Leni van Rijn-Vellekoop, Dutch politician (PvdA)
  • 1936-12-11 Hans van den Broek, Dutch politician (Minister of Foreign Affairs), born in Paris
  • 1937-01-16 Conny Vandenbos [Jacoba Hollestelle], Dutch singer ("My Rose, My Little Rose"), born in The Hague, Netherlands (d. 2002)
  • 1937-01-26 Gerrit Gerritse, Dutch politician (CDA)
  • 1937-02-05 Cocky van Oost [Kommertje van Vliet], Dutch ballet dancer (Sylphides)
  • 1937-02-11 Lodewijk Boer, Dutch violinist/playwright (The Family)
  • 1937-03-31 Willem Duyn [Mouth], Dutch singer (Mouth & MacNeal)
  • 1937-04-04 Hans van den Doel, Dutch politician and economist (PvdA), born in Zierikzee, Netherlands (d. 2012)
  • 1937-05-14 Eric Herfst, Dutch cabaret performer/actor (Floris)
  • 1937-05-19 Sanne Sannes, Dutch photographer
  • 1937-07-05 Frouwke J. Laning-Boersema, Dutch politician (CDA) 2nd Chamber
  • 1937-08-20 Corrie Moret-de Jong, Dutch politician (CDA)
  • 1937-08-31 Guido de Moor, Dutch actor (Apart, Because the Cats)
  • 1937-09-26 Joop Admiraal, Dutch actor and director (You Are My Mother), born in Ophemert, Gelderland, Netherlands (d. 2006)
  • 1937-10-01 Hedy d'Ancona, Dutch minister of WVC (PvdA)
  • 1937-11-06 Bas de Gaay Fortman, Dutch scholar and politician (PPR), born in The Hague, Netherlands
  • 1937-12-08 Jan van Houwelingen, Dutch politician (Undersecretary of Defense (CDA), born in Leerdam, Netherlands (d. 2013)
  • 1937-12-13 Rob Houwer, Dutch director and producer and actor (OK, Professor Columbus), born in The Hague, Netherlands
  • 1938-01-05 Piet Kruiver, Dutch soccer star, born in Koog aan de Zaan, Netherlands (d. 1989)
  • 1938-01-07 Jasperina de Jong, Dutch cabaret performer (Jan Rao en z'n Maat)
  • 1938-01-09 Aad Kosto, Dutch Labour Party politician who had his house blown up in a failed assassination attempt, born in Oegstgeest, Netherlands
  • 1938-01-30 Marcel van Dam, Dutch politician/CEO (VARA Radio/TV)
  • 1938-01-30 Marlies van Alcmaer [Smal], Dutch actress & director (Bridge too Far)
  • 1938-01-31 Beatrix Wilhelmina Armgard, former Queen of the Netherlands (1980-2013), born in Soestdijk Palace, Baarn, Utrecht, Netherlands
  • 1938-02-05 Dick van Niehoff, Dutch vocalist (Fouryo)
  • 1938-03-20 Frans J. van der Heijden, Dutch politician (CDA)
  • 1938-03-29 Bert de Vries, Dutch minister of Social Affairs (CDA), born in Groningen, Netherlands
  • 1938-04-25 Ton Schulten, Dutch painter (landscapes using bright blocks of colour), born in Ootmarsum, Overijssel, Netherlands
  • 1938-05-09 Geoffrey Holland, civil servant
  • 1938-05-17 Trinus Riemersma, Dutch-Frisian writer (Conquest of Leeuwarden)
  • 1938-05-20 Christina Bass-Kaiser, Dutch speed skater (Olympic gold 3000m 1972; World C'ship gold allround 1967, 68; 9 x WR's), born in Delft, Netherlands (d. 2022)
  • 1938-05-30 Wilfried de Pree, Dutch politician and theologian (PvdA)/theologist, born in Amstelveen, North Holland, Netherlands
  • 1938-06-18 Joop Worrell, Dutch politician (PvdA)
  • 1938-06-30 Chris Hinze, Dutch flutist (Vivat Vivaldi), born in Hilversum, North Holland, Netherlands
  • 1938-07-12 Wieger Mensonides, Dutch swimmer, born in The Hague, Netherlands
  • 1938-07-18 Paul Verhoeven, Dutch film director (Basic Instinct, Total Recall), born in Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • 1938-08-06 Carry Tefsen, Dutch actress (Say A)
  • 1938-09-29 Wim Kok, Dutch politician, Dutch Prime Minister (1994-2002), born in Bergambacht, Netherlands (d. 2018)
  • 1938-10-19 Ton Regtien, Dutch student leader
  • 1938-11-02 Ria Beckers, Dutch politician and leader of the progressive Christian party PPR, born in Driebergen, Netherlands (d. 2006)
  • 1938-11-08 Pleuni Touw, Dutch actress (Bride Flight, Dokter Deen), born in Rotterdam, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
  • 1938-12-24 Ralp Inbar, Dutch TV host (Banana Split), born in The Hague, Netherlands (d. 2004)
  • 1938-12-25 Wibo van de Linde, Dutch TV host/director (Avro)
  • 1938-12-31 Atje Keulen-Deelstra, Dutch speed skater (Women's World Champion, 1970, 1972-74; European Champion, 1972-74), born in Grou, Netherlands (d. 2013)
  • 1938-12-31 Henricus G Wijmans, Dutch graphic artist
  • 1939-01-10 William Levy, American writer, born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 2019)
  • 1939-01-12 Jacques Hamelink, Dutch writer & poet (Cold Unrest), born in Terneuzen, Netherlands
  • 1939-03-02 Gerard van Tongeren, Dutch pop guitarist and singer (The Buffoons - "Tomorrow Is Another Day; "It's The End")
  • 1939-03-03 Hans Pieter Verhagen, Dutch poet (Hoepla/Holland's Hole)
  • 1939-04-13 Wijnie Jabaaij, Dutch politician (PvdA), born in Dordrecht, Netherlands (d. 1995)
  • 1939-04-16 Margaretha de Boer, Dutch politician (PvdA), born in Amsterdam
  • 1939-04-16 Reinier Lucassen, Dutch painter (Kuifje contra James Union), born in Amsterdam
  • 1939-04-30 Pieter van Vollenhoven, husband of Princess Margriet of the Netherlands, born in Schiedam, Netherlands
  • 1939-05-07 Ruud Lubbers, Dutch politician, Prime Minister of the Netherlands (1982-94), born in Rotterdam, Netherlands (d. 2018)
  • 1939-05-24 Gert Schutte, Dutch politician (GPV), born in Nieuwpoort, Netherlands
  • 1939-06-06 Louis Andriessen, Dutch composer (Reconstruction), born in Utrecht, Netherlands (d. 2021)
  • 1939-07-11 Seth Gaaikema, Dutch night club performer
  • 1939-08-05 Irene, Princess of Netherlands, born at Soestdijk Palace, Baarn, Netherlands
  • 1939-08-15 (Herman) Onno Ruding, Dutch politician (CDA) (Financial Minister, 1982-89), and businessman (Director of Amrobank, 1971-77), born in Breda, Netherlands
  • 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 politician (PvdA)
  • 1939-08-23 Ronnie A. Casseres, minister of Dutch Antilles, born in Curaçao
  • 1939-09-14 Piet Stoffelen, Dutch ambassador and MP (PvdA), born in Oldenzaal, Netherlands (d. 2011)
  • 1939-09-30 Piet Blauw, Dutch politician (VVD)
  • 1939-12-18 Henrica M. L. "Wiesje" Backer, Dutch dancer, actress and playwright
  • 1939-12-30 Doeke Eisma, Dutch sociologist and politician (D66)
  • 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 Huys, Dutch politician (PvdA)
  • 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 (I, John Cremer), born in Enschede, Netherlands
  • 1940-05-02 Sari van Heemskerck Pillis-Duvekot, Dutch governor and politician (VVD), born in Goes, Netherlands
  • 1940-05-03 Clemens Westerhof, Dutch football manager, born in Beek, Netherlands
  • 1940-05-19 Jan Janssen, Dutch cyclist
  • 1940-06-04 Gerrit Terpstra, Dutch economist and 2nd Chamber member (CDA), born in Buitenpost, Netherlands
  • 1940-06-15 Willem Frederik Bon, Dutch composer and pedagogue (Les Prédictions), born in Amersfoort, Utrecht, the Netherlands (d. 1983)
  • 1940-06-16 Hans Dorrestijn, Dutch cabaret performer
  • 1940-06-29 Louise Groenman, Dutch director and politician (D66), born in Meppel, Netherlands
  • 1940-08-29 Wim Ruska, Dutch judoka champion (Olympic gold 1972), born in Amsterdam
  • 1940-09-13 Joyce Schouten, Dutch pop singer (Fouryo's - "Dance With Me One More Time"), born in Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • 1940-10-01 Richard F Pieternella, Dutch Antilles' minister plenipotentiary
  • 1940-10-24 David Sainsbury, English billionaire and founder (Dutch Soc-Dem)
  • 1940-11-12 Ria Hoogeweegen, Dutch wife of Dutch premier Ruud Lubbers, born in Rotterdam
  • 1940-12-03 Jeffrey R. Holland, American religious leader
  • 1940-12-16 Dimitri van Toren, Dutch singer-songwriter, born in Breda, Netherlands (d. 2015)
  • 1940-12-25 Frans Moor, Dutch politician (PvdA)
  • 1940-12-29 Peter Koelewijn, Dutch rock musician and songwriter ("Get Off That Roof"), born in Eindhoven, Netherlands
  • 1941-01-30 Tineke Lagerberg, Dutch swimmer, born in Bussum, Netherlands
  • 1941-02-15 Brian Holland, American pianist, songwriter and producer (Holland–Dozier–Holland - "Heat Wave"; "Where Did Our Love Go"; "You Keep Me Hanging On"), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1941-03-15 Dick Top, Dutch actor and director (Witch of Haarlem)
  • 1941-05-09 Jan Dibbets, sculptor/artist (Dutch Mountains)
  • 1941-05-27 Adriaan Venema, Dutch journalist/author (Mussert)

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