11 mei 1940 – TEN KILLED IN ALBASSERDAM BOMBARDMENT

Alblasserdam – German and Dutch troops unexpectedly face each other at the Bridge over the North near Albasserdam. Both armies did not yet know that the bridge was finished because of outdated maps. The Germans eventually carry out four bombings. One is at the village of Alblasserdam. Get there 28 people and hundreds of homes are destroyed.

Lees veder: Alblasserdam bombed in "Battle for forgotten bridge’

11 mei 1991 - MEGA SANDCASTLE ON BOULEVARD SCHEVENINGEN

Scheveningen – A sand castle of Scheveningen is unveiled 37 meters wide and 20 Meter long. The American Gerry Kirk makes the sculpture together with students and volunteers, which is the start of the International Sand Sculpture Festival in Scheveningen.

11 mei 2014 - DALAI LAMA HOLDS SERVICE IN AHOY

Rotterdam – De Dalai Lama, the spiritual leader of the Tibetans, visits the Netherlands. He runs a service in Ahoy in Rotterdam, which is visited by eleven thousand people. It is the seventh time that the Dalai Lama has visited the Netherlands. The Dalai Lama also opened an exhibition of Tibetan Art in Rotterdam.

11 mei 2017 – ROTTERDAMSE MUNICIPAL AGREEMENT WITH FEYENOORD CITY

Rotterdam – A large majority in the Rotterdam city council agrees to the construction of Feyenoord city. That plan includes a new Feyenoord stadium on the Maas. The stadium must 365 million euros. The Municipality of Rotterdam invests 135 million euros in the stadium and the development of the environment. The rest must come from investors. The new stadium has been discussed for over ten years.

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