03 juli 1623 - conspirators in ROTTERDAM DECAPITATED

Rotterdam – Claes Michiel Son Bontenbal (Secretary of Zevenhuizen) together with a few other remonstrants sentenced to death for his involvement in a conspiracy against Prince Maurits of Orange. People were hired to murder the Prince, but they warn Maurice. Behind the Rotterdam City Hall Bontenbal is what beheaded other conspirators.

03 juli 1918 – FIRST WOMAN IN THE SECOND ROOM; SUZE Groeneweg OFF Strijensas

Rotterdam / Strijensas – The Rotterdam teacher Suze Groeneweg (Born in Strijensas) is the first woman elected to the House. The SDAP had put two women on the electoral list in winnable positions. Suze Groeneweg was on behalf of one constituency Rotterdam. Women had no right to vote in this election, but it could be put on the ballot. The appearance of a woman at the Courtyard did lead to some adjustments. So there had to be a dressing room for Groeneweg. Besides MP Groeneweg was also the Provincial Council (since 1919) and in the City of Rotterdam (also since 1919).

Suze Groeneweg, the first woman in the House. Photographer: Unknown.

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03 juli 1985 - CROWNPRINCE JOINS COUNCIL OF STATE

Den Haag – During a brief and simple ceremony is Crown Prince Willem-Alexander entered in the Council of State, the highest advisory body of the government. It is tradition that the heir sits on the Board as soon as they 18 to become. Nowadays King Willem Alexander, the chairman of the Council of State, even though the leadership in the hands of the Vice President.

 

03 juli 1999 - PART(TJE) ROTTERDAM CAR FREE OF 'CAR FREE SATURDAY'

Rotterdam – Rotterdam closing part of the city on account of the Car Free Sunday. While most other municipalities have chosen a day in September, Rotterdam chooses 3 juli. Around the Coolsingel and the Erasmus Bridge will be closed. The expectation is that people flock over the bridge cycling and walking, but it does not. Entrepreneurs come in protest called "car-free Sunday, so that the day is called an "alternative mobiliteitsdag '.

03 juli 2010 - CANCELLARA IN YELLOW AFTER TOUR START IN ROTTERDAM

Rotterdam – Fabian Cancellara leaving tomorrow in yellow at the first stage of the Tour de France. Today he won the prologue in Rotterdam. He explained the more than eight kilometers from the city center down to exactly 10 minuten. Fastest Dutchman Niki Terpstra was in sixteenth place. The trail ran through the Zuidplein, de Erasmusbrug, William Bridge back to the Zuidplein, where the finish line was.

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