16 mei 1940 - SUMMER TIME INTRODUCED IN THE NETHERLANDS

rural - By order of the German ruler are in the night 15 op 16 May, all clocks turned forward midnight an hour and forty minutes. As a result, now is the time runs parallel to Germany. According to the German this is beneficial, because now the evening hour and a half is more light. Many people do not join the radio message and the next morning to late at work or school.

16 mei 1944 – RAZZIA IN DE ALBLASSERWAARD

Sliedrecht - German soldiers extract revenge over 600 people in the Alblasserwaard, after an attack on German soldiers in the Biesbosch. The majority of men end up in camps in Germany, the rest will be put to work for the German war industry. Van de Merwede Hostages Death sure 125 in or en route to Germany.

read more: Villages along Merwede pay gruesome reprisal for resistance

16 mei 1977 - ACTION FOR COMPENSATION SLEEP; DISMISSAL 160 DRIVERS

Westland – When 160 three transport drivers in Westland will take action for sleep- and tranquility compensation 100% they are dismissed. That dismissal is reversed if the unions support a few days later, yet the action.

16 mei 2014 - JUDGE BANS BROADCAST WITH IMAGES FROM PEST HOOGVLIET

Rotterdam – The judge prohibits a portion of the broadcast of the Project P RTL program about bullying. The images were taken at the Einstein Lyceum in Hoogvliet, where a boy being bullied. The school and the parents of the pupils hitched to the lawsuit, because the students would be recognizable image. The judge agreed with the school and parents that privacy is more important than the right of publication. In the week to the lawsuit daubed school.

16 mei 2016 - 'THE STAIRS’ ONCE POPULAR IN ROTTERDAM

Rotterdam – is in the center of Rotterdam 'The Trap' opens. With the staircase you can go to the roof of the Groothandelsgebouw, so you have a good view of the center of Rotterdam. The ladder is part of the reconstruction festival Rotterdam celebrates the City '. The trip up is so popular that Stairway weeks longer stays. Zo’n 375.000 Visitors climb again up.

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