Dutch History (Part 19)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1801 - 1,900 of 2,465

  • 1941-06-08 Joop van den Berg, Dutch 2nd Chamber member (PvdA), born in Bartlehiem, Netherlands
  • 1941-06-10 Harry Muskee, Dutch rock vocalist (Cuby & Blizzards)
  • 1941-06-16 Lamont Dozier, American songwriter and producer (Holland–Dozier–Holland - "Heat Wave"; "Where Did Our Love Go"; "You Keep Me Hanging On"), born in Detroit, Michigan (d. 2022) [1]
  • 1941-06-21 Pia Barendrecht, Indonesian-Dutch actress (Pinokkio)
  • 1941-07-16 Hans Wiegel, Dutch commissioner of the queen (Frisia), born in Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • 1941-07-16 Jan Krajenbrink, Dutch 2nd Chamber member (CDA), born in Oostwold, Netherlands
  • 1941-07-18 Jack Jersey, Indonesian-Dutch singer and producer, born in Cimahi, Indonesia (d. 1997)
  • 1941-07-19 Neelie Kroes, Dutch politician (VVD) and Minister of Traffic, born in Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • 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 television reporter, born in Arnhem, Netherlands
  • 1941-11-01 Johnny Kendall [Johan Donker Kaat], Dutch rock and blues singer (Johnny Kendall & the Heralds), born in The Netherlands
  • 1941-11-04 Martin Brozius, Dutch actor (Goede Tijden Slechte Tijden), born in Hoorn, Noord-Holland, Netherlands (d. 2009)
  • 1941-12-08 Albert J Evenhuis, Dutch undersecretary of Economic (VVD)
  • 1941-12-11 Rogier van Otterloo, Dutch composer and conductor, born in Bilthoven, Netherlands (d. 1988)
  • 1941-12-12 Liesbeth List, Dutch actress and vocalist (Theodorakis), born in Bandoeng, Dutch East Indies
  • 1942-01-30 Dries Holten, Dutch singer (Sandra & Andres), born in Cimahi, Indonesia
  • 1942-02-07 Ton de Kok, Dutch politician (CDA)
  • 1942-04-08 Eduard Visser, Dutch writer (Fyffes are now called Chiquita)
  • 1942-04-19 Bas Jan Ader, Dutch artist and photographer, born in Winschoten, Netherlands (disappeared in 1975).
  • 1942-06-18 Hans Vonk, Dutch conductor (The Hague Philharmonic, 1980-1991; St. Louis Symphony, 1996-2002), born in Amsterdam (d. 2004)
  • 1942-06-19 Jos Brink, Dutch TV host (Op Zoek)
  • 1942-06-28 Sjoukje Dijkstra, Dutch figure skater (Olympic gold 1964), born in Akkrum, Netherlands
  • 1942-06-29 Bas van der Vlies, Dutch politician (SGP), born in Sliedrecht, Netherlands
  • 1942-07-23 Jan de Hont, Dutch guitarist (ZZ & Masks), born in Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • 1942-08-02 Leo Beenhakker, Dutch soccer trainer, born in Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • 1942-08-16 John Meulendijks, Dutch cryptogram maker (People's Daily)
  • 1942-08-19 Michiel Patijn, Dutch asst sect of state of Foreign affairs, born in The Hague, Netherlands
  • 1942-09-08 Ansen [Nancy Ann] Dibble, Dutch sci-fi author (Summerfair), born in Staten Island, New York (d. 2006)
  • 1942-09-18 Koos van den Berg, Dutch politician (SGP), born in The Hague, Netherlands
  • 1942-10-04 Jenny Arean [Joanna Klarenbeek], Dutch actress (Paul Chevrolet)
  • 1942-11-17 Annemarie Oster, Dutch actress (Goede Tijden Slechte Tijden)
  • 1942-12-26 Rob de Nijs, Dutch pop singer (Put A Candle In Your Window), born in Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • 1943-01-09 Rob Hoeke, Dutch pianist & singer (Drinking on My Bed), born in Haarlem, Netherlands (d. 1999)
  • 1943-01-14 Holland Taylor, American actress (Bossom Buddies, Camilla-Naked Truth), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 1943-01-19 Margriet Francisca, Dutch Princess
  • 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 Egbert Dommering, Dutch lawyer
  • 1943-04-14 Yvonne Vriens-Auerbach, Dutch politician (CDA)
  • 1943-04-15 Riem de Wolff, Indonesian-Dutch singer and guitarist (Blue Diamonds), born in Depok, Buitenzorg, Dutch East Indies (d. 2017)
  • 1943-05-26 Erica Terpstra, Dutch swimmer (Olympic silver 4×100m medley relay, bronze 4×100m freestyle relay 1964) and politician (VVD), born in The Hague, Netherlands
  • 1943-06-01 Ely van Tongeren, Dutch rock guitarist and 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 Xaveria Hollander [Vara de DeVries], Dutch author (The Happy Hooker), born in Soerabaja, Dutch East Indies
  • 1943-07-24 Henk Vos, chemical analyst/Dutch politician (PvdA) 2nd Chamber
  • 1943-08-02 Jeltje van Nieuwenhoven, Dutch politician (PvdA), born in Noordwolde, Netherlands
  • 1943-08-17 Koos Postema, Dutch editor-in-chief (Vrije Volk) and TV host
  • 1943-09-20 Roek Williams [Willemze], Dutch singer (Roek Williams & The Fighting Cats), born in Amsterdam
  • 1943-10-11 Frank Muyser, Dutch guitarist and saxophonist (Les Baroques)
  • 1943-10-22 Jan de Bont, Dutch film director
  • 1943-10-22 Robert Long [Leverman], Dutch singer/actor (Vroeger Kon je Lachen)
  • 1943-11-11 Karin Kent [Janneke Kanteman], Dutch pop singer ("Will You Dance With Me All Night?"), born in Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • 1943-11-30 Oscar Harris, Surinames-Dutch pop and soul singer ("Try A Little Love"), born in Albina, Suriname
  • 1943-12-15 Lucien den Arend, Dutch geometric abstract sculptor, born in Dordrecht, Netherlands
  • 1943-12-23 Roelof den Ambtman, Dutch actor and director (One Evening at Eva), born in Maurik, Netherlands
  • 1943-12-29 JHR Maij-Wegge, Dutch politician, born in Drenthe, Netherlands
  • 1944-01-05 Felix Arons, Dutch director & actor (Waaldrecht), born in 's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands (d. 1992)
  • 1944-01-07 Ad Nijhuis, Dutch politician (VVD), born in Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • 1944-01-18 Relus ter Beek, Dutch Labour Party politician (House of Representatives, 1971-89; Minister of Defense, 1989-94; Queen's Commissioner of Drenthe, 1995-2008), born in Coevorden, Netherlands (d. 2008)
  • 1944-01-23 Rutger Hauer, Dutch actor (Blade Runner; Ladyhawke; Osterman Weekend), born in Breukelen, Netherlands (d. 2019)
  • 1944-01-28 Arnold Mühren, Dutch pop bassist/singer (The Cats - "One Way Wind"), born in Volendam, Holland
  • 1944-01-29 Hans Plomp, Dutch writer/poet (Venus in Holland)
  • 1944-01-31 Anton Korteweg, Dutch poet (For the Good Order)
  • 1944-02-07 Berend baron van Voorst tot Voorst, Dutch foreign state sect (CDA)
  • 1944-02-15 Tineke Netelenbos, Dutch director and politician (PvdA), born in Wormerveer, Holland
  • 1944-02-20 Willem van Hanegem, Dutch soccer champ/coach (Feyenoord)
  • 1944-02-25 Kristina Holland, American actress (Tina-Courtship of Eddie's Father), born in Fayetteville, North Carolina
  • 1944-03-30 Gerrit Komrij, Dutch poet/essayist (Happy Schizo)
  • 1944-05-20 Boudewijn de Groot, Dutch folk singer ("Sleep Well, Mr. President"), born in a Japanese concentration camp, near Batavia, occupied Dutch East Indies (now Jakarta, Indonesia)
  • 1944-06-27 Kees [Cornelis Johannes] Ouwens, Dutch writer and poet (Intimate Acts), born in Zeist, Netherlands (d. 2004)
  • 1944-07-20 Wim Van Drimmelen, Dutch sect Science Council of Government policy
  • 1944-07-23 Judith Bosch, Dutch radio and TV-hostess (Tweekamp, Zeskamp), born in Leiden, Netherlands
  • 1944-07-25 Mijanou van Baarzel, Dutch actress (Klaverweide-Alicia)
  • 1944-08-01 Elske ter Veld, Dutch politician (State Secretary for Social Affairs and Employment), born in Groningen, Netherlands (d. 2017)
  • 1944-08-08 Hans van Eijk, Dutch rock guitarist (Jumping Jewels)
  • 1944-08-09 Gerrit Jan Wolffensperger, Dutch politician (D66)
  • 1944-08-22 Henk Veldhoen, Dutch politician (PvdA), born in Heinenoord, Netherlands (d. 1996)
  • 1944-08-26 Cornelia J. "Corry" Arends, Dutch actress (Fool's Hat)
  • 1944-08-28 Marianne Heemskerk, Dutch swimmer, born in Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • 1944-08-30 Freek de Jonge, Dutch comedian (Neerlands Hoop), born in Westernieland, Netherlands
  • 1944-09-09 Olga de Haas, Dutch ballerina, born in Amsterdam (d. 1978)

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1944-09-16 Dutch speed skater (3 Olympic gold 1972), born in Anna Paulowna, Netherlands

  • 1944-10-05 Ben Korthals, Dutch politician and lawyer (VVD), born in Voorschoten, Netherlands
  • 1944-10-19 Keith Adrian [Johnson], Indies/Dutch actor (Intrepid Mr Twist)
  • 1944-10-26 Ries Smits, Dutch economist and politician (CDA), born in Tricht, Netherlands
  • 1944-10-29 Robbie van Leeuwen, Dutch guitarist (Shocking Blue), born in The Hague, Netherlands
  • 1944-11-04 Willem Breuker, Dutch saxophonist and conductor (WB Collective), born in Amsterdam (d. 2010)
  • 1944-11-12 Johan van Doorn [Johnny the Selfkicker], Dutch poet (War & Porridge)
  • 1944-11-13 Wouter R van Romondt, Dutch/Dutch Antillean cartoonist
  • 1944-11-17 Rem Koolhaas, Dutch architect (Pritzker Prize 2000), born in Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • 1944-11-23 Jose Torikens, Dutch journalist (Parool, NRC)
  • 1944-11-24 Jules Deelder, Dutch poet (T of Vondel)
  • 1944-12-05 Jeroen Krabbé, Dutch actor (The Fugitive), born in Amsterdam
  • 1944-12-08 George Baker [Johannes Bouwens], Dutch singer and songwriter (Paloma Blanca, Little Green Bag), born in Hoorn, Netherlands
  • 1944-12-13 Dick Dees, Dutch politician, born in Oostburg, Netherlands
  • 1945-02-03 Willeke Alberti [Verbruggen], Dutch vocalist/actress (Small Truth)
  • 1945-03-12 Hans van Emden, Dutch rock guitarist (Les Baroques - "Such A Cad")

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