01 mei 2003 - SS Rotterdam of Sloop SAVED

Rotterdam – The flagship of the Holland America Line, het SS Rotterdam, has been saved from demolition. Joep van den Nieuwenhuijzen RDM purchased the ship. The Port Authority guarantees the purchase price. The ship is in 1997 taken out of service and then sold to a cruise company in the Bahamas. But the company went bankrupt and the SS Rotterdam threatened to be demolished. The ship comes back to Rotterdam and it should be a hotel / restaurant.

 

01 mei 1911 – FIRST WOMAN IN THE SERVICE OF POLICE

Rotterdam – For the first time there occurs a woman employed by the Dutch police. Her name is Dina Sanson and she goes to work in Rotterdam. She is mainly concerned with the growing problem of prostitution in the city and protect children.

 

01 mei 1975 – Dordts PROTEST AGAINST RED FLAG ON 1 MAY

Dordrecht – The Board of Mayor and Aldermen adopted the contested decision on 1 may have to raise a red flag on top of the Municipal Office. The NIS is even images, and at half past nine, the flag is hoisted. A young couple is disagreed and devises a plan. Three of them divert attention in the hall and two others climb onto the roof. They grab the flag and go there by motorbike off again.

red Flag. Foto: Pixabay

read more: Dordrecht students steal controversial red flag Stadskantoor

 

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