01 november 1570 - HOLLAND AFFECTED BY "UYTNEMENDE HOOGHE VLOET"

region - Holland, Flanders and Friesland are hit by perhaps the greatest flood disaster in history. A storm, in combination with very high water levels (higher than in 1953) ensure that almost the entire coastal area is flooded. According to Alva, Governor on behalf of King Philip II, five-sixths of the coastal area is under water. The death toll is around 20.000 mensen.

 

01 november 2003 - FRENCH BAUER IN AHOY: 10 SOLD OUT TIMES

Rotterdam – Frans Bauer concludes his Ahoy concert series. He manages to fill the whole of Ahoy for ten consecutive evenings. In total, 75.000 visitors. Earlier that year, a real-life soap about the life of De Bauers (also the name of the program) an audience of millions.