11 november 1971 - SALT WATER; ROTTERDAM MERS MASS TO LAST SPRING WATER

Rotterdam – In the port of Rotterdam for a ship with imported Norwegian Spring Water to. The demand is huge (despite the price 56 cent per liter), because the water in Rotterdam is not to drink. Due to the low water levels in the Rhine drinking water is very salty. There are even reached levels of 560 milligram per liter (taste border is 500 milligram per liter). Also start hitting on reserves. A Rotterdam dairy trade (die in 1963 also imported drinking water) The trick takes more time and in great demand in Rotterdam. If later will provide other water companies, there is a price war and stabilizing prices is.

 

11 november 1918 – Troelstra'S ATTEMPT FOR A REVOLUTION IN ROTTERDAM

Rotterdam – SDAP'er Troelstra speaks several groups of Rotterdam in his attempt to get them warm for the revolution. He and his associates requirements include unemployed care, women's suffrage, pensions and the abolition of the Senate. The dissatisfaction the next day is already suppressed, in that the ration is increased (it was because of the end of World War I, a day before). There are "reliable" troops sent to Rotterdam.

Pieter Jelles Troelstra spoke to the people on 'Red Tuesday’ in 1912

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11 november 1918 – FIRST WORLD ORDER, BUT NO REASON TO FESTIVAL

Region – The truce between France / England and Germany is the big news, only reason for a big party is not. The Spanish Flu travels through the region, food and clothing was rationed and 400.000 soldiers bored for four years, because our country is neutral.

View of Delft Gate in Rotterdam. Dating: 1918. Rotterdam Municipal

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