Dutch History (Part 8)

Historical Events

Events 701 - 800 of 1,615


BattleExecution

1917-10-15 Dutch exotic dancer Mata Hari is executed by firing squad for spying for Germany during WWI at Vincennes near Paris

Exotic Dancer, Courtesan and German Spy Mata Hari
Exotic Dancer, Courtesan and German Spy
Mata Hari
  • 1917-12-23 3 British warships come close to Holland
  • 1917-12-31 Dutch Social-democratic trade union NVV counts 159,450 members
  • 1918-02-21 Australians chase Turkish troop out of Jericho, Dutch Palestine
  • 1918-05-18 Dutch Indian Volksraad installed in Batavia
  • 1918-06-23 Boston Red Sox Dutch Leonard's 2nd no-hitter beats Tigers, 5-0
  • 1918-07-03 SDAP'er Suze Groenweg elected 1st woman in Dutch parliament
  • 1918-07-14 Dutch government reclaims South seas
  • 1918-09-04 Jhr Ch Ruys de Beerenbrouck becomes 1st Dutch Catholic premier
  • 1918-09-09 Dutch government of Ruijs de Beerenbrouck forms
  • 1918-09-20 Royal Dutch Blast furnace & Steel factory opens in Hague
  • 1918-10-17 De Kooy airport in Netherlands opens

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1918-11-10 German Emperor Wilhelm II flees to Netherlands

German Emperor and King of Prussia Wilhelm II
German Emperor and King of Prussia
Wilhelm II
  • 1918-11-11 Dutch SDAP leader Troelstra announces revolution
  • 1918-11-17 Social Democratic Party becomes Communistc Party Holland: CPH
  • 1918-12-21 Red Sox trade Dutch Leonard, Ernie Shore & Duffy Lewis to Yankees for Ray Caldwell & Slim Love, Frank Gilhooey, Al Walters & $15,000

  • 1919-01-13 Dutch Soccer team OSV forms
  • 1919-03-17 Dutch steel workers strike for 8 hr day & minimum wages
  • 1919-06-12 Dutch 2nd Chamber accord for equal Christian-public education
  • 1919-07-10 Dutch 1st Chamber approves woman suffrage
  • 1919-07-11 Dutch 2nd chamber approves 8-hour day and no Sunday work
  • 1919-09-16 Dutch Ruether beats Giants 4-3 to clinch Cincinnati 1st NL pennant
  • 1919-09-18 Dutch second chamber accepts female suffrage
  • 1919-11-05 Ir à Steringa Idzerda begins hosting "soirée-musical" on Dutch radio
  • 1919-11-06 1st Dutch radio program: Soirée Musicale with "Turf in you(r) ransel"
  • 1920-01-20 Dutch 2nd Chamber passes school laws
  • 1920-01-23 Dutch refuse to turn over ex-Emperor Wilhelm II of Germany to allies
  • 1920-02-19 Netherlands joins League of Nations
  • 1920-05-01 Roermond Football Club (1936 KNVB Cup) is established in Netherlands
  • 1920-05-17 1st flight by Dutch airlines KLM (Koninklijke-Luchtvaart-Maatschappij)
  • 1920-06-17 Dutch 2nd Chamber accept Anti-revolution law
  • 1920-09-28 Dirk Fock appointed as governor-general of Dutch East Indies
  • 1920-10-01 Dutch law provides for an 8 hour working day
  • 1920-10-12 Construction begins on Holland Tunnel connecting NJ & NYC
  • 1920-12-29 The Netherlands and Venezuela recover diplomatic relations
  • 1921-11-29 Coldest day in November in Netherlands -14.0°C

  • 1922-04-18 Netherlands soccer team defeats Denmark 2-0
  • 1922-05-07 Belgian soccer team defeats Netherlands: 1-2
  • 1922-05-18 Dutch 2nd Chamber agrees to 48 hour work week (was 45 hrs)
  • 1922-05-24 Record temperature in Netherlands for May (35.6°C)
  • 1922-07-05 1st general election in Netherlands
  • 1922-07-05 Women 1st vote in Dutch elections, Christian parties win
  • 1922-07-06 Dutch auto/airplane manufacturer Trompenburg declares bankruptcy
  • 1922-09-18 2nd government of Ruys de Beerenbrouck installed in Netherlands
  • 1922-09-19 Queen Wilhelmina assumes Dutch throne with 119 word speech
  • 1922-10-27 Dutch 2nd Chamber votes for child labor laws
  • 1922-11-01 Queen Wilhelmina opens Dutch Historical Maritime museum in Amsterdam
  • 1922-11-05 Demonstration for a Dutch University in Ghent
  • 1922-12-22 Belgian parliament rejects Dutch university in Ghent
  • 1922-12-29 Dutch Constitution proclaimed
  • 1922-12-29 Revised Netherlands Law proclaims suffrage
  • 1923-01-11 1st Dutch Dada-evening (Theo Van Doesburg & Kurt Schwitters)
  • 1923-01-18 1st radio telegraph message from Netherlands to Dutch East Indies
  • 1923-01-28 Demonstration against a Dutch University in Ghent
  • 1923-02-28 Swedish King Gustaaf V begins state visit to Netherlands
  • 1923-03-20 Belgian Senate rejects Dutch University in Ghent
  • 1923-05-15 Cooperation of Dutch Molen forms
  • 1923-06-28 Queen Wilhelmina and Prince Henry of the Netherlands state visit to London
  • 1923-08-11 Dutch Premier de Geer resigns
  • 1923-08-12 Dutch AR-leader Coair replaces De Geer as minister of finances
  • 1923-09-06 Queen Wilhelmina of the Netherlands celebrates her silver jubilee
  • 1923-10-26 Dutch second Chamber rejects Fleet laws (50-49 vote)
  • 1923-10-26 Dutch Government of Ruijs de Beerenbrouck resigns
  • 1923-10-29 Textile strike against lower wages begins in Enschede, Netherlands
  • 1923-11-10 German ex-crown prince flees Netherlands for Germany
  • 1923-11-30 Dutch Catholic minority government of Wilhelm Marx forms
  • 1924-01-15 3rd Dutch government Ruijs de Beerenbrouck forms
  • 1924-01-22 Dutch Blast Furnace & Steel Factory opens
  • 1924-02-01 Amsterdam's Netherlands Press Museum opens
  • 1924-03-17 Netherlands & USSR begin talks over USSR recognition
  • 1924-04-16 Child labor laws strengthened in Holland
  • 1924-04-27 Antwerp soccer tie Belgium-Netherlands 1-1
  • 1924-05-02 Netherlands refuses to recognize USSR
  • 1924-06-21 NCRV, Dutch Christian Radio Society, forms
  • 1924-08-16 Dutch-Turkish peace treaty signed
  • 1924-10-21 KLM Fokker's F7 H-NACC departs to Dutch East Indies
  • 1924-11-15 Dutch Christian Radio Society (NCRV) forms
  • 1924-11-24 1st Dutch airliner, Fokker F.VII lands in Batavia (Java) after flying from Amsterdam
  • 1924-11-28 Pieter Jelle Troelstra leaves Dutch 2nd Chamber
  • 1924-12-09 Netherlands & Hungary trade treaty signed
  • 1924-12-24 1st radio transmission of NCRV in Netherlands
  • 1925-03-02 Dutch Socialists demand drastic disarmament
  • 1925-04-03 Netherlands & Belgium sign accord of Westerschelde
  • 1925-04-23 Pastor LH Perquin forms Union of Catholic Dutch Radio (KRO) forms
  • 1925-04-28 Netherlands & Great Britain return to gold standard
  • 1925-05-11 Communist Party of Holland splits
  • 1925-08-04 1st Dutch Colijn government forms
  • 1925-11-11 Night of Kersten - Colijn Dutch government falls by SGP-amendement
  • 1925-11-24 1st radio-broadcast of Dutch KRO (Catholic Radio Broadcast)
  • 1925-11-26 Netherlands & Germany sign trade agreement
  • 1926-01-06 Kees Boeke opens 1st comprehensive school in Holland
  • 1926-03-04 De Geer government in Netherlands takes office
  • 1926-03-17 Dutch Calvinists oust Rev J G Geelkerken over Genesis 3
  • 1926-03-24 The Beehive in the Hague opens 1st escalator in Netherlands
  • 1926-03-26 ACD de Graeff appointed governor general of Dutch East Indies
  • 1926-04-12 Dutch Catholic Radio Broadcast (KRO) forms
  • 1926-05-22 Dutch Communist Party expels David Wijnkoop
  • 1926-09-09 Train disaster at Wassenaar, Netherlands, 4 die
  • 1926-10-09 Dutch Queen Wilhelmina opens Royal Colonial Institution
  • 1927-03-24 Dutch 1st Chamber condemns Belgian & Netherland's Wielingen Treaty

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 701 - 800 of 2,505

  • 1868-07-06 Petrus A Euwens, Dutch vicar/editor (Amigoe di Curacao)
  • 1868-09-15 Dirk Berend Nanninga, Dutch painter (d. 1954)
  • 1868-12-04 Richard Nicolaas Roland Holst, Dutch artist and painter, born in Amsterdam, Netherlands (d. 1938)
  • 1868-12-28 Marie van Regteren Altena, Dutch painter (Amsterdam's Joffers)
  • 1869-02-01 Johannes "Frits" Bakker Sr., actor (Holland Tooneelgezelschap), born (d. 1943)
  • 1869-02-11 Helene Kroller-Muller, Dutch museum founder (d. 1939)
  • 1869-02-12 Hendrik P Marchant, Dutch minister of Education/Arts (VVD)
  • 1869-03-07 Ernst Cohen, Dutch chemist, born in Amsterdam, Netherlands (d. 1944)
  • 1869-04-06 Louis Raemakers, Dutch draftsman/painter
  • 1869-04-17 Johannes Marinus Meulenhoff, Dutch publisher, born in Zwolle, Netherlands (d. 1939)
  • 1869-06-22 Hendrikus Colijn, Dutch premier (AR 1933-39)
  • 1869-09-07 Margo Scharten-Antink, Dutch author (Catherina, Sprotje), born in Zutphen, Netherlands (d. 1957)
  • 1869-10-23 Jacobus H "Koos" Speenhoff, Dutch singer
  • 1869-12-24 Henriette Roland Holst, Dutch poet (Women in Forest), born in Noordwijk, Netherlands (d. 1952)
  • 1870-02-20 Pieter Cornelis Boutens, Holland, mystic poet/scholar (Verzen)
  • 1870-07-04 Pieter van der Lijn, Dutch geologist (Dutch boulders), born in Graft, Netherlands (d. 1964)
  • 1870-07-08 Marie C of Zeggelen, Dutch novelist (Koloniaaltje)
  • 1870-07-25 Jan Derk Domela Nieuwenhuis Nyegaard, Dutch vicar (Young Flanders), born in Amsterdam (d. 1955)
  • 1870-10-01 Pieter van Essen, Dutch artillery officer and inventor (grape-shot shells)
  • 1870-12-14 Dirk Jan de Geer, Prime Minister of the Netherlands (1926-29, 39-40), born in Groningen, Netherlands (d. 1960)
  • 1870-12-20 Pieter Cornelis Boutens, Dutch poet, classicist, and mystic (Voices, Carmina), born in Middelburg, Netherlands
  • 1871-03-15 Betsy van den Arend, Dutch actress (Miss Hobbs), born (d. 1950)
  • 1871-03-27 Piet Aalberse, Dutch minister of Labor (1918-25), born in Leiden, Netherlands (d. 1948)
  • 1871-03-28 Willem Mengelberg, Dutch conductor (Concertgebouw Orchestra, NY Philharmonic 1922-30), born in Utrecht, Netherlands (d. 1951)
  • 1871-07-08 Kornelis ter Laan, 1st Dutch socialist mayor (Zaandam)
  • 1871-09-21 Ernst Heldring, Dutch ship owner and financier, born in Amsterdam (d. 1954)
  • 1871-10-18 Louis de Vries, Dutch actor (Blokkade, Ghetto), born in Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands (d. 1940)
  • 1871-12-13 Herman Theodoor Colenbrander, Dutch historian, born in Drachten, Netherlands (d. 1945)
  • 1871-12-24 Henri Stroethoff, Dutch actor (A Chique Little Boy, Bright Paradise), (d. 1932)
  • 1872-01-21 Jonkhr Frans Beelaerts van Blokland, Dutch foreign minister
  • 1872-02-10 Anne Anema, Dutch lawyer/journalist/politician (ARP)

Person of interestPiet Mondrian

1872-03-07 Piet Mondrian, Dutch abstract painter (Broadway Boogie Woogie), born in Amersfoort, Netherlands (d. 1944)

Abstract Painter Piet Mondrian
Abstract Painter
Piet Mondrian
  • 1872-04-04 Pauline de Haan-Manifarges, Dutch singer, born in Rotterdam, Netherlands (d. 1954)
  • 1872-05-02 G. G. van der Hoeven, Dutch editor-in-chief (NRC newspaper), born in Brielle, Netherlands (d. 1955)
  • 1872-05-06 Willem de Sitter, Dutch scientist and cosmologist (developed theoretical models of the universe based on Albert Einstein’s general theory of relativity), born in Sneek, Netherlands (d. 1934)
  • 1872-09-16 Henriette deVreker-Verschuur, Dutch-Flemish actress (Roze Kate), born in Amsterdam (d. 1965)
  • 1872-10-01 Israël Querido, Dutch writer (Menschenwee), born in Amsterdam (d. 1932)
  • 1872-12-07 Johan Huizinga, Dutch culture historian (Homo Ludens), born in Groningen, Netherlands (d. 1945)
  • 1873-01-02 Anton Pannekoek, Dutch astronomer/marxist theorist (Communist Tactics)
  • 1873-02-02 Johan P earl van Limburg Stirum, Dutch diplomat
  • 1873-02-22 Muhammad Iqbal, Dutch East Indies lawyer/poet/philosopher
  • 1873-02-26 Ewoud van Everdingen, Dutch meteorologist
  • 1873-05-21 Everard Verachtert, Flemish translator (I speak beschaafd Dutch)

Person of interestJaap Eden

1873-10-19 Jaap Eden, Dutch world champion cyclist and speed skater, born in Groningen, Netherlands (d. 1925)

Cyclist and Speed Skater Jaap Eden
Cyclist and Speed Skater
Jaap Eden
  • 1873-12-26 Hubert Cuypers, Dutch composer/choir conductor (Minstrels)
  • 1874-02-13 Hendrik Spiekman, Dutch journalist and politician (social-democratic)
  • 1874-03-05 Arthur van Schendel, Dutch writer (The World a Dancing Party)
  • 1874-04-24 Willem Roelofs, Dutch painter and cartoonist (d. 1940)
  • 1874-05-20 Folkert E Posthuma, Dutch minister of Agriculture/Industry
  • 1874-08-21 Herman Adriaan van Karnebeek, Dutch minister of Foreign affairs (1918-27), born in The Hague, Netherlands (d. 1942)
  • 1874-09-04 Johanna M. "Lena" Bakker, Dutch actress and wife of Bruno Gerlach, born (d. 1964)
  • 1874-11-16 Johanna Albregt, Dutch actress (Dumb August) and wife of Henri Dons, born (d. 1946)
  • 1875-01-22 Bonifacius C de Jonge, governor (Dutch East Indies)
  • 1875-03-04 Suze Groeneweg, 1st Dutch female parliament member (SDAP, 1918-37)
  • 1875-03-13 Lizzy Ansingh, Dutch painter (Caught Sultane), born in Utrecht, Netherlands (d. 1959)
  • 1875-03-29 Paul Rubens, English musical comedy composer (Miss Hook of Holland), born in London (d. 1917)
  • 1875-04-15 Klaziena "Ina" Boudier-Bakker, Dutch playwright and novelist (Poverty), born in Amsterdam (d. 1966)
  • 1875-10-31 Seerp Anema, Dutch poet and writer (Dutch Coasts) (d. 1961)
  • 1876-01-10 Jan Eisenloeffel, Dutch goldsmith, born in Amsterdam, Netherlands (d. 1957)
  • 1876-03-11 David Wijnkoop, Dutch revolutionary socialist, born in Amsterdam, Netherlands (d. 1941)
  • 1876-04-19 Hendrik Vladimir Albrecht Ernst, Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Prince consort of the Netherlands (1901-34), born in Schwerin, Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Germany (d. 1934)
  • 1876-05-29 Jan Ingenhoven, Dutch composer and conductor, born in Breda (d. 1951)

Person of interestMata Hari

1876-08-07 Mata Hari [Margaretha Geertruida Zelle], Dutch exotic dancer, courtesan and convicted German WWI spy, born in Leeuwarden, Netherlands (d. 1917)

Exotic Dancer, Courtesan and German Spy Mata Hari
Exotic Dancer, Courtesan and German Spy
Mata Hari
  • 1876-08-17 Henri G Winkelman, Dutch general/supreme commander/navy 1940
  • 1876-09-06 Willem Adriaan Bonger, Dutch criminologist (Race & Crime), born in Amsterdam (d. 1940)
  • 1876-10-31 Eduard van Oort, Dutch ornithologist (Ornithology of Netherlands), born in Barneveld, Netherlands (d. 1933)
  • 1876-11-19 Tatyana Afanasyeva, Russian-Dutch mathematician and physicist (fields of statistical mechanics and statistical thermodynamics), born in Kiev, Ukraine (d. 1964)
  • 1876-11-26 Bart van der Leck, Dutch painter (Style), born in Utrecht, Netherlands (d. 1958)
  • 1876-12-20 J. Van Oudshoorn [Jan Koos Feylbrief], Dutch writer (Maze of Senses), born in the Hague, Netherlands
  • 1877-01-07 Johannes F Buziau, Dutch cabaret performer (1 great dog)
  • 1877-02-18 Betsy Ranucci-Beckmann [Theodora Elisabeth Beckmann], Dutch author and actress (De huzaren, Dood Water), born in Bergen op Zoom, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands (d. 1965)
  • 1877-02-19 Else Berg, German born Dutch painter (Bergense School), born in Ratibor, German Empire (d. 1942)
  • 1877-02-22 Yme C Schuitmaker, Dutch potato salesman/dramatist
  • 1877-02-26 Carel S Adama van Scheltema, Dutch poet/writer (socialism)
  • 1877-03-04 Daniel G van Beuningen, Dutch art collector
  • 1877-03-17 Albert P Hahn, Dutch political cartoonist (People/Nutcracker)
  • 1877-04-14 Daniel Plooy, Dutch new testament scholar, born in Schiedam, Netherlands (d. 1935)
  • 1877-06-05 Johan W Albarda, 1st Dutch socialist minister (1939-45)
  • 1877-08-01 Jan van den Tempel, Dutch politician (SDAP), born in Willemstad, North Brabant (d. 1955)
  • 1877-09-05 Albert Roelofs, Dutch painter and etcher, born in Schaarbeek, Brussels, Belgium (d. 1920)
  • 1877-09-16 Willem Huibert Rassers, Dutch cultural anthropologist (Pandji), born in Roosendaal, Netherlands (d. 1973)
  • 1877-10-24 Rika Hopper, Dutch actress (Cesare, The Tars, Anastasia), born in Assen, Drenthe, Netherlands (d. 1964)
  • 1878-01-31 Willem J M van Eysinga, Dutch international law jurist
  • 1878-03-02 Wander J de Haas, Dutch physicist/son-in-law of Lorentz
  • 1878-03-14 Carel T Scharten, Dutch poet and writer (Forces of the Future), born in Middelburg, Netherlands (d. 1950)
  • 1878-03-24 Top Naeff, [Anthonetta van Rhijn-N-Naeff], Dutch writer
  • 1878-03-25 Theodore Samuel Holland, British composer & pedagogue, born in Wimbledon (d. 1947)
  • 1878-05-11 Jan Machiel Reyskens, oldest male resident of the Netherlands, (d. 1990 aged 111)
  • 1878-05-21 Louis de Visser, Dutch politician (CPN)
  • 1878-06-27 Jean François van Royen, Dutch bibliophile, secretary-general of PTT, born in Arnhem, Netherlands (d. 1942)
  • 1878-08-13 Salomon "Sam" de Wolff, Dutch zionist and socialist theorist, born in Sneek, Netherlands (d. 1960)
  • 1878-10-25 Nico van Suchtelen, Dutch writer and publisher, born in Amsterdam (d. 1949)
  • 1878-11-13 John C Kielstra, Dutch economist and governor of Suriname (1933-44)
  • 1879-01-02 Johannes L "Jan" Walch, Dutch literary (Grimaces)
  • 1879-01-02 Pieter Tesch, Dutch geologist (Pedestal of Nederlands)
  • 1879-03-15 Gerrit J Heering, Dutch theologist (Fall of Christianity)
  • 1879-03-30 Coen de Koning, Dutch speed skater (World Alllround Speed Skating champion 1905), born in Edam. Netherlands (d. 1954)
  • 1879-04-11 Leendert Round, Dutch sculptor (entrance Rotterdam Zoo)
  • 1879-06-03 Pieter J A Adriani, Dutch tax lawyer
  • 1879-06-07 Joan Voûte, Dutch astronomer, born in Madioen, Java (d. 1963)

Famous Weddings


Famous Divorces


Famous Deaths

Deaths 701 - 800 of 1,380

  • 1944-01-07 J Verleun, Dutch resistance fighter, executed
  • 1944-06-10 French Duwaer, Dutch printer/resistance fighter, executed
  • 1944-06-10 Gerrit Jan van der Veen [Wolffensperger], Dutch resistance fighter, executed at 41 (b. 1902)
  • 1944-06-10 Willem Jacob van Stockum, Dutch physicist and mathematician, dies at 33
  • 1944-06-21 Jan Bonekamp, Dutch resistance fighter/friend of Hannie Schaft, dies
  • 1944-07-21 Gerrit van den Bosch, led illegal Dutch CPN party, dies in Dachau
  • 1944-07-24 Jan Postma, leader of illegal Dutch party (CPN), executed at 49
  • 1944-09-04 Izaak van der Horst, Dutch resistance fighter, executed
  • 1944-09-08 Jan van Gilse, composer/Dutch resistance fighter, dies at 63
  • 1944-09-10 Jaap P Musch, Dutch resistance fighter, murdered by Nazis
  • 1944-09-18 Hendrikus Colijn, Dutch premier (1933-39), dies at 75
  • 1944-11-28 Bijnen, Dutch opposition leader (LKP), shot to death in Apeldoorn
  • 1944-11-28 Joop Brouwer de Koning, youngest Dutch radio operator, executed at 25
  • 1944-12-02 JW Ummels, Dutch resistance fighter (House of Saxon-Nazi), dies
  • 1945-01-08 Jac[obus] P. Thijsse, Dutch biologist and educator (Omgang met planten), dies at 79
  • 1945-02-01 Johan Huizinga, Dutch culture historian (Homo Ludens), dies at 72
  • 1945-02-06 Jan Bos, Dutch resistance fighter, executed
  • 1945-02-06 Paul Bos, Dutch resistance fighter, executed
  • 1945-02-11 J S H Lokerman, Dutch resistance fighter, dies in Neugengamme
  • 1945-02-12 Walraven [Wally] van Hall, Dutch banker/resisted Nazis, executed at 39
  • 1945-02-19 Wim Speelman, Dutch resistance fighter, executed at 26
  • 1945-02-27 HJ Lochtman, Dutch chaplain/resistance fighter, dies in Bergen-Belsen
  • 1945-03-03 Koos Speenhoff, Dutch singer, killed in bombing raid at 75
  • 1945-03-06 Jan Thijssen, Dutch resistance fighter, executed at Savage Farm
  • 1945-03-08 H J Jamin, Dutch resistance fighter, dies in Buchenwald

Person of interestAnne Frank

1945-03-12 Anne Frank, Dutch Diarist and Jewish victim of the Nazi Holocaust (Diary of Anne Frank), dies of typhus in the Belsen concentration camp at 15

Jewish Victim & Diarist of the Holocaust Anne Frank
Jewish Victim & Diarist of the Holocaust
Anne Frank
  • 1945-03-15 Herman Bernard Wiardi Beckman, Dutch resistance fighter and politician (SDAP), dies at 41
  • 1945-03-21 J Woortman, Dutch resistance fighter, dies in Bergen-Belsen at 39
  • 1945-03-22 J Postuma, Dutch resistance fighter, dies
  • 1945-03-24 Thomas Rennie, Gen-Maj (Dutch command 51st Highland Division), dies
  • 1945-09-01 Jacobus W G Balfoort, Dutch actor (Heimwee, Head On), dies at 57
  • 1945-12-13 Robert van Genechten, Dutch Nazi (NSB), commits suicide
  • 1945-12-14 Henry van Goudoever, Dutch lawyer & judge, dies on his 69th birthday
  • 1946-01-26 Adriaan van Maanen, Dutch-American astronomer (b. 1884)
  • 1946-03-13 Abraham Bredius, Dutch art historian (Rembrandt), dies at 90
  • 1946-03-16 Marius HLW "Max" Blokzijl, Dutch Nazi propagandist, executed at 61
  • 1946-06-28 Eduard Veterman, Dutch painter/playwright, dies in an auto accident
  • 1946-09-11 Arthur van Schendel, writer (Holland Drama), dies at 72)
  • 1946-12-31 Frederik "Frits" Tartaud, Dutch actor and husband of Dutch actress Alida Klein, dies at 89
  • 1947-02-05 Ganzefles, Dutch nazi spy/Jews hunter, executed
  • 1947-03-19 Willem Pijper, Dutch composer and music critic, dies at 52
  • 1947-10-29 Theodore Samuel Holland, composer, dies at 69
  • 1947-12-30 Han [Henricus Antonius] van Meegeren, Dutch painter and art forger (Vermeer), dies at 58
  • 1948-01-14 Anna "Ans" van Dike, Dutch Jewish Nazi-collaborator, executed at 42
  • 1948-07-03 Adrien H Gerhard, Dutch SDAP-politician, dies at 90
  • 1948-07-05 Piet Aalberse, Dutch minister of Labor (1918-25), dies at 77
  • 1948-08-17 Nico J. Polak, Dutch economist, dies at 60
  • 1948-09-07 Henricus Andreas Poels, Dutch Roman Catholic theologist and social foreman, dies at 80
  • 1949-03-12 Maria "Beppie" Bakker, Dutch actress abd wife of Piet Vink Sr, dies at 95
  • 1950-01-26 Betsy van den Arend, Dutch [Betje], actress (Miss Hobbs), dies at 78
  • 1950-10-31 Carel T Scharten, Dutch poet and writer (Lost Paradise), dies at 72
  • 1950-11-18 Gerardus van de Lion, Dutch minister of Education, dies at 60
  • 1951-02-21 Anton Roemer, Dutch actor (Potasch & Perlemoer, Boefje), dies at 63
  • 1951-03-22 Willem Mengelberg, Dutch conductor (Concertgebouw Orchestra, NY Philharmonic 1922-30), dies at 79
  • 1951-05-20 Jan Ingenhoven, Dutch composer and conductor, dies at 74
  • 1951-11-18 Johan van Maarseveen, Dutch Minister of Justice and Internal minister, dies at 57
  • 1951-12-31 Philipp Abraham Kohnstamm, Dutch philosopher and physicist, dies at 76
  • 1952-01-26 Louis van Deyssel, Dutch writer (Diary of Franc Rozelaar), dies at 87
  • 1952-03-23 Klaas Schilder, Dutch vicar/theologist/antifascist, dies at 61
  • 1952-07-02 Henriëtte Bosmans, Dutch cellist, pianist and composer, dies at 56
  • 1952-12-24 Henry A "Hans" Kramers, Dutch theoretical physicist, dies at 58
  • 1952-12-27 Henri G Winkelman, Dutch supreme commander army/navy 1940, dies at 76
  • 1953-01-11 Ernst Herman van Rappard, Dutch Nazi founder (NSNAP), dies at 53
  • 1953-01-26 Martinus Nijhoff, Dutch poet and linguistic (spelling), dies at 58
  • 1953-01-30 Louis H N Bosch van Rosenthal, Dutch resistance fighter, dies at 68
  • 1953-02-04 Alexander Loudon, Dutch diplomat (League of Nations), dies at 60
  • 1953-02-26 Elisabeth "Ilse" Kuyper, Dutch/US (opera)composer, dies
  • 1953-04-22 Top Naeff [Anthonetta van Rhijn-N], Dutch writer, dies at 75
  • 1953-12-31 Albert Plesman, Dutch aviation pioneer and founder (KLM), dies at 64
  • 1954-01-11 Emmy Arbous, Dutch actress/cabaret performer (Boefje), dies at 56
  • 1954-03-06 Jan Kalf, Dutch literature/art historian, dies at 80
  • 1954-04-12 Pim [Willem JH] Mulier, Dutch journalist/sports-organizer, dies at 89
  • 1954-04-29 Ernst Heldring, Dutch ship owner and financier, dies at 82
  • 1954-06-25 Eduard M Meijers, Dutch lawyer (Civil Code), dies at 74
  • 1954-07-29 Coen de Koning, Dutch speed skater (World Alllround Speed Skating champion 1905), dies at 75
  • 1955-01-04 Jan Derk Domela Nieuwenhuis Nyegaard, Dutch vicar (Young Flanders), dies at 84
  • 1955-01-17 Reneke de Marees van Swinderen, Dutch minister (1908-13), dies at 94
  • 1955-01-21 Maarten Pleun Vrij, Dutch lawyer and criminologist, dies at 59
  • 1955-07-10 Henry W Methorst, Dutch director (Central Bureau of Statistic), dies
  • 1955-07-19 Koos [Jacobus Jan] Vorrink, Dutch politician and socialist (SDAP/AJC/PvdA), dies at 64
  • 1955-11-06 Charley Toorop, [Annie CP Fernhout-Toorop], Dutch painter, dies at 64
  • 1955-11-11 John Loudon, Dutch minister of Foreign affairs (1913-18), dies at 87
  • 1956-01-10 Henk Bremmer, Dutch art historian (Beeldende Kunst), dies at 84
  • 1956-01-12 John Raedecker, Dutch sculptor (WW II Monument Amsterdam), dies at 70
  • 1956-01-22 P A M Speet, Dutch broadcast CEO (KRO), dies
  • 1956-02-04 Leendert Antonie Donker, Dutch Minister of Justice (PvdA), dies at 56
  • 1956-03-03 Willem Hendrik Keesom, Dutch physicist (Helium I/II), dies at 79
  • 1956-05-12 Hendrik P Marchant, Dutch minister of Education, dies at 87
  • 1956-07-08 Gerrit Jan van Heuven Goedhart, dutch min of Justice (Nobel 54), dies
  • 1956-09-08 Gerrit Bolkestein, Dutch minister of Education (1939-45), dies at 84
  • 1956-12-28 Roelof Kranenburg, Dutch social democratic chairman (1st Chamber), dies at 76
  • 1957-04-19 Johan W Albarda, 1st Dutch SDAP minister (1939-45), dies at 79
  • 1957-05-08 Johannes C B "Jan" Sluyters, Dutch painter, dies at 75
  • 1957-07-30 Sem Dresden, Dutch composer and conductor, dies at 76
  • 1958-01-13 John Lindeboom, Dutch vicar/church historian, dies at 75
  • 1958-02-03 Johannes F Buziau, Dutch cabaret performer, dies at 81
  • 1958-07-01 Apie [Adrian P] Prince, Dutch writer (I Go Me Own Way), dies
  • 1958-07-18 John Gobau, Flemish actor (Electricity, Hostage Rights, The Cross-Patch), dies at 67
  • 1958-10-12 Gerard Hordijk, Dutch architect and painter, dies at 59
  • 1958-11-13 Bart van der Leck, Dutch painter (Style), dies at 81