07 augustus 1994 - WORLD EQUESTRIAN GAMES THE HAGUE: BEAUTIFUL, BUT VERY EXPENSIVE

Den Haag – The World Equestrian Games are held in The Hague. It is the biggest sporting event in the Netherlands since the Olympics 1928. There is also Dutch success, For the 26 year old Anky van Grunsven won gold in the Freestyle. A few weeks later, the blow comes. There appears to be a financial deficit of certain 3 million and possibly even 7 to his million guilders. The Equestrian Federation speaks of an embarrassment.

 

07 augustus 1916 - PRISONERS EXCHANGE IN CORNER OF HOLLAND

Hoek van Holland – After it happened a few times before in Flushing, This time, the prisoner swap between Britain and Germany held in Hoek van Holland. This is done in the fruit dock. There are prisoners behind closed doors (often seriously injured) exchanged. There are journalists, do the full report. follow in October and December, more exchanges. Vanaf de zomer van 1917 go through the changes from Rotterdam.

Lake Historical Society Hoek van Holland on the prisoner exchange

 

 

 

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