Dutch History (Part 22)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 2101 - 2,200 of 2,597

  • 1951-03-06 Gerrie Knetemann, Dutch cyclist (d. 2004)
  • 1951-04-06 Bert Blyleven, Dutch-born baseball player
  • 1951-06-04 Yvonne MCT van Rooy, Dutch Secretary of State Secretary (CDA)
  • 1951-06-09 Benny Neyman, Dutch singer (I Don't Know How)
  • 1951-06-18 Henny Huisman, Dutch TV host (Playback Show)
  • 1951-06-30 Andre Hazes, Dutch barkeeper/singer (We Love Orange)
  • 1951-07-05 Geert Jan Hessing, Dutch rock drummer (Catapult)
  • 1951-07-25 Vanessa, [Conny Witteman], Dutch model/singer
  • 1951-08-21 Char Margolis, American psychic medium and Dutch TV star, born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1951-09-09 Corry Konings, Dutch singer
  • 1951-09-11 Richard D. Gill, British-Dutch mathematician
  • 1951-09-15 Johan Neeskens, Dutch footballer
  • 1951-09-21 Henk Hofstede, Dutch singer/guitarist/keyboardist (Nits)
  • 1951-11-25 Johnny Rep, Dutch soccer player
  • 1951-12-07 Henk Temming, Dutch vocalist/keyboardist (Good Cause)
  • 1951-12-14 Jan Timman, Dutch chess player
  • 1951-12-22 Charles de Lint, Canadian sci-fi author (Moonhear, Mulengro, Yarrow), born in Bussum, Netherlands
  • 1951-12-25 Ria Thielsch, Dutch singer (Luv)
  • 1951-12-28 Ian Buruma, Anglo-Dutch scholar and writer on Japan and the Far East.
  • 1951-12-29 Laurel Masse, Holland Mich, jazz singer (Manhattan Transfer-Operator)
  • 1952-01-09 Eva Leonie "Eveline" Herfkens, Dutch civil servant, diplomat, and politician (PvdA), born in The Hague, Netherlands
  • 1952-02-08 Hans Van de Lubbe, Dutch bassist/singer (Dike)
  • 1952-02-27 Henk Westbroek, Dutch singer (Good Cause)
  • 1952-05-13 Manfred Langer, Austrian/Dutch disco builder
  • 1952-05-17 Jody Pijper, Dutch (background) singer
  • 1952-05-19 Bert van Marwijk, Dutch football manager
  • 1952-06-16 Rob Kloet, pop drummer/singer (Nits-In the Dutch Mountains)
  • 1952-07-10 Peter van Heemst, Dutch politician
  • 1952-07-28 Monique van de Ven, Dutch actress (Turkish Fruit)
  • 1952-08-06 Ton Scherpenzeel, Dutch rock keyboardist (Kayak, Earth & Fire), born in Hilversum, The Netherlands
  • 1952-08-15 Ger Hoeymakers, Dutch rock guitarist (Franc Boeijen Group)
  • 1952-10-08 Jan Marijnissen, Dutch politician
  • 1952-10-14 Margriet Eshuijs, Dutch singer/pianist
  • 1952-11-08 Jan Raas, Dutch cyclist
  • 1952-12-17 Hans Alders, Dutch minister of environment (PvdA)
  • 1953-01-26 Andrée van Es [Andrée Christine of Es], Dutch politician (PSP), born in The Hague, Netherlands
  • 1953-01-31 Aart Mol, Dutch bassist (Catapult)
  • 1953-03-18 Helmer C Koetje, Dutch 2nd chamber member (CDA)
  • 1953-03-24 Steve Lubbers, cricketer (capt of Dutch World Cup team 1996)
  • 1953-04-03 Huub van der Lubbe, Dutch rock singer (Stampei-The Dike), born in Amsterdam
  • 1953-05-08 Alex Van Halen, Amsterdam The Netherlands, Dutch drummer (Van Halen)
  • 1953-06-08 Ad Tak, Dutch professional cyclist, born in Nieuwe Gastel
  • 1953-07-27 Wim G J M van de Camp, Dutch 2nd Chamber member (CDA)
  • 1953-10-06 Klaas Bruinsma, Dutch drug lord (d. 1991)
  • 1953-12-16 Filip Bolluyt, Dutch actor (Daybreak)
  • 1953-12-21 Arie Luyendyk, Netherlands, Indy-car racer (1990 Indianapolis 500)
  • 1954-01-11 Saskia ten Batenburg, Dutch actress (Factory, Hunk)
  • 1954-06-12 Tineke Schouten, Dutch TV host and comedian, born in Utrecht, Netherlands

Person of interestFrançois Hollande

1954-08-12 François Hollande, 24th President of France (Socialist: 2012-), born in Rouen, France

French President François Hollande
French President
François Hollande
  • 1954-08-30 Gerard Hadders, Dutch postage stamp designer (1991 children stamp)
  • 1954-10-12 Tom Blomberg, Dutch radio host and producer (Evening Rush Hour), born in Haarlem, Netherlands
  • 1954-10-29 Anita Meijer, Dutch singer (Just a Disillusion)
  • 1954-11-23 Ferry Hoogendijk, Dutch editor in chief (Elsevier Magazine)
  • 1954-12-02 Huub Stapel, Dutch actor (Amsterdamned, Attic: Hiding of Anne Frank)
  • 1954-12-09 Herman Finkers, Dutch cabaret performer
  • 1955-01-18 Johannes AM "Hans" van Tongeren, Dutch actor (Hunk)

Person of interestEddie Van Halen

1955-01-26 Eddie Van Halen, Dutch-American rock guitarist (Van Halen-Jump, 1984), born in Nijmegen, Netherlands

Hall of Fame rocker Eddie Van Halen
Hall of Fame rocker
Eddie Van Halen
  • 1955-02-13 Jan de Ligt, Dutch saxophonist (I've Got the Bullets)
  • 1955-04-17 Rob Bolland, Dutch singer/guitarist (Bolland & Bolland)
  • 1955-04-24 John de Mol Jr., Dutch media businessman, born in The Hague, Netherlands
  • 1955-05-11 Jos Haagmans, Dutch singer (Frank Boeijen Group)
  • 1955-06-27 Frank de Grave [Franciscus Hendrikus Gerardus de Grave], Dutch politician (VVD), born in Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • 1955-08-12 Heintje, [Hendrik Simons], Dutch singer (Mama)
  • 1955-08-20 Rob Wiedijk, Dutch rock vocalist (Bob Color)
  • 1955-08-27 Laura Fygi, Dutch singer
  • 1955-10-18 Rita Verdonk, Dutch politician
  • 1955-10-20 Robert ten Brink, Dutch TV host/cabaret artist
  • 1955-12-20 Pierre Bokma, Dutch actor (Avonden, Leedvermaak)
  • 1955-12-29 Jan Pijnenburg, Dutch rock drummer (Doe Maar-Bomb)
  • 1956-01-16 Martin Jol, Dutch football manager
  • 1956-01-26 Lisa Boray, [Schulte Nordholt], Dutch singer (Lovers Until the End)
  • 1956-02-12 Ad P Melkert, Dutch minister of Social Affairs (1994- ), born in Gouda, Netherlands
  • 1956-04-12 Doris Baaten, Dutch actress (Sesame Street, Fien), born in Maastricht, Limburg, Netherlands
  • 1956-05-07 Jan Peter Balkenende, Prime Minister of the Netherlands (2002-10), born in Biezelinge, Netherlands
  • 1956-05-31 Bart van Poppel, Dutch bassist/guitarist/singer (Tambourine)
  • 1956-08-05 Ferdi Bolland, Dutch singer/guitarist (Bolland & Bolland)
  • 1956-10-04 Hans van Breukelen, Dutch soccer goaltender (PSV)
  • 1956-10-17 Robin LO Linschoten, Dutch ass. secretary of Social Affairs (VVD)
  • 1956-11-26 Nico Slothouwer, Dutch poet (Man & his Bag)
  • 1956-12-12 Johan van der Velde, Dutch cyclist
  • 1956-12-29 Dolf de Vries, Dutch musical/director/arranger (Josephine)
  • 1957-01-29 Jac Bico, Dutch guitarist/singer (Tambourine)
  • 1957-04-28 Wilma Landkroon, Dutch singer
  • 1957-05-21 Renée Soutendijk, Dutch actress
  • 1957-06-16 Adri van Tiggelen, Dutch soccer star (Sparta/PSV)
  • 1957-06-17 Jack Wouterse, Dutch actor
  • 1957-07-23 Theo van Gogh, Dutch film director (d. 2004)
  • 1957-07-27 Gezina E "Liesbeth" van Apeldoorn, Dutch actress (Composer)
  • 1957-07-30 Bert Oosterbosch, Dutch cyclist
  • 1957-08-08 Dieuwertje Blok, Dutch TV hostess
  • 1957-08-19 Paul-Jan Bakker, cricketer (Hampshire & Netherlands pace bowler)
  • 1957-09-05 Peter Winnen, Dutch bicycle road athlete, born in Ysselsteyn German war cemetery, Netherlands
  • 1957-12-25 Jan Rot, Dutch composer/writer (Wrong Nights)
  • 1958-01-24 Jools Holland, British musician and TV presenter, born in Blackheath, London
  • 1958-01-30 Rob van Zandvoort, Dutch rock vocalist/keyboardist (Jack of Hearts)
  • 1958-02-23 Ria Brieffies, Dutch vocalist (Dolly Dots)
  • 1958-05-29 Willem Holleeder, Dutch criminal
  • 1958-07-18 Margo [AM] Vliegenthart, Dutch 2nd Chamber member (PvdA)
  • 1958-07-25 Henk Wanders, Dutch bassist (Frank Boeijen Group)
  • 1958-08-06 Simon Francken, Dutch bassist (Ivy Green)

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