01 oktober 1956 – AIRPORT OPEN ZESTIENHOVEN Rotterdam – With great interest opens in Rotterdam Zestienhoven airport. By order of the government must be no larger than a small airport, not to obstruct the development of Schiphol. The runway 1300 meters long and 45 meters wide. Furthermore, there are some pilots, a station building, a wooden tower and a building for the port authority. Within ten years, the first expansion already a fact. Foto’s: Joop van Bilsen, National Archives / Anefo 01 oktober 1531 - KEIZER KAREL DIR COUNCIL OF STATE ON Aachen / The Hague – Emperor Charles V decided to focus on collecting oral councils: The State Council, the Privy Council and the Council of Finance. It was advisory for regent Mary of Hungary. The Council was formed by high nobles, as William of Orange and Count Egmont. The State Council still exists and is based in The Hague. 01 oktober 1939 – THE FIRST GENUINE CAR FREE SUNDAY Rotterdam / The Hague – The first car-free Sunday is of World War II. Op 1 oktober 1939 are not cars on the road, because the government is afraid of a shortage of fuel, Now WWII (After the invasion of Poland) erupted. Grumbling always comply with the ban, although the police in Rotterdam still had to take dozens of cars and motorcycles. Leidsestraatweg Hague during a car-free Sunday. Foto: H.G.L. Schimmelpenning, Hague Beeldbank read more: First car-free Sunday in Netherlands 01 oktober 2001 - CDA party leader Jan Peter Balkenende NEW Capelle aan den IJssel – After a fierce power struggle within the CDA, the little-known Jan Peter Balkenende (residing in Capelle aan den IJssel) the new leader of the CDA for the elections 2002. the CDA, the years before sitting for the first time in the opposition, makes the young Balkenende fresh impression, and wins the election before the LPF Pim Fortuyn. 01 oktober 2003 - NOISE ABOUT STABBED SHOP ASSISTANT IN ROTTERDAM SOUTH Rotterdam – The Katendrechtse Lagendijk, the 18-year-old Muhammad stabbed, if he is working in the shoe shop of his father. He tried to stop a robber to leave the matter. Two days later, many people join in a silent march for victims. Many local people are angry because of the assassination, because the victim is an example for young people in the neighborhood '. 01 oktober 2014 - MAXIMA QUEEN OPENS NEW MARKET HALL IN ROTTERDAM Rotterdam – The second major opening in Rotterdam in one year. After March all the new Rotterdam Central opened, Queen Maxima may open the new Market Hall in Rotterdam. At the entrance to the Binnenrotte 5 years worked and took 175 million euros. There is room for 94 stalls and 20 retail space. Especially the painting of the ceiling is impressive. share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Related Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published.CommentName Email Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.