13 december 2000 - FORMER MAYOR PEPPERS NOT DELIVER CONTINUED TO receipts

Rotterdam – Former Mayor of Rotterdam Pepper is not prosecuted for the receipts affair with the city of Rotterdam. The criminal investigation was put to stop him. After a negative opinion of the auditors KPMG Pepper stepped in as Minister of the Interior. But the things that emerged were too small and too old to prosecute.

13 december 1872 – DOUBLE MURDER IN THE HAGUE BY (HEAD OF) JUT

Den Haag – The rich widow Van der Kouwen-Ten Cate is killed in The Hague. Her maidservant is also killed. The perpetrators take off with jewelry and shares. The Hague reacts fiercely to the robbery murder. Pas in 1876 the perpetrators are arrested, one Hendrik Jut and his wife. The newspapers call Jut one of history's most unscrupulous killers. A fair operator then came up with an attraction, where people could vent their anger with a hammer: a 'head of burlap'.

13 december 1991 – LARGE EXPLOSION AT THE DSM BOTLEK;  MULTIPLE DEAD

Botlek – If a contractor is working on some tanks in the area of ​​DSM is there a spark when the vapors of benzoic acid. It caused the biggest explosion in the port of Rotterdam in history. Fall six dead. An injured dies a few months later of his injuries yet, by which the final death toll comes in seven.

Factories in the Rijnmond area. Foto: DSM

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