16 oktober 2012 – KUNSTHAL ROTTERDAM VICTIM OF ART ROOF Rotterdam – In de nacht van 15 op 16 oktober 2012 Thieves take more artworks along the Kunsthal in Rotterdam. The thieves appear to have entered in a simple way. Seven paintings were removed and soon the trail leads to Romania. As the mother of one of the art thieves were so panicked, they cross the paintings in fire. The art thieves later sentenced to about 6 years in prison. read more: For millions stolen from Kunsthal 16 oktober 1972 - MAYOR ON THE FIST OF ENVIRONMENTAL ACTIVISTS Rotterdam – On the steps of City Hall on the Coolsingel in Rotterdam becomes the mayor of Rotterdam Thomassen clashed with activists from environmental club Central Action Committee Rijnmond. They point to the mayor that a company in Rotterdam for years dumps the carcinogen phenol in water. If a bucket of waste water is poured on the steps of City Hall, there is a common hand between one of the activists and the heated mayor. 16 oktober 1972 - BOMB ON STREET AT BANK BUILDING Rotterdam – It looks like a scene from an action movie: a Rotterdam detective draws a bomb under a car from. no Hollywood, but just on Boompjes in Rotterdam. In hindsight it was not a good play Agent, according to the bomb xpert, because by moving the bomb had that can explode. Rotterdam is not the only city affected by a failed attempt. In a few days, four bombs are lodged, that do not explode all four, because they are detected in time. 16 oktober 2004 - ISSUE HAGUE TRAM TUNNEL OPEN Den Haag – A four-year delay and a cost overrun of 95 million euros. Yet on 16 oktober 2004 The Hague Tram Tunnel opened by Minister Peijs. During construction were all kinds of leaks and structural problems to light. The tunnel is such 1250 meters long and has two underground stations. Also there is an underground garage in processed. 16 oktober 1930 - BEEHIVE BRANCH OPENED IN ROTTERDAM Rotterdam – In the center of Rotterdam is about half opened three new warehouse Beehive. According to local media, it will be the most modern and most beautiful department store in Europe. are very striking even the escalators of the six-storey building. Post Card Beehive (1930), Stadsarchief Rotterdam "Within reigned a lively buzz after the opening; there was already bought once and they showed interest for all. Especially the escalators could rejoice in sympathy of many and they stood in qeue if it was fair. Many will not have it regretted that no small slide was nice to turn back down. But so modern Hive yet. " (Rotterdamsch Nieuwsblad, 17-10-1930) an escalator, that they did not know in Rotterdam. But the building had more attractions. "The tearoom was very busy and the roof garden was visited by many, from where they took the city eyes watching from a whole new point. Na 6 uur, when Beehive yesterday afternoon was closed, it is for the windows all the evening remained very busy. Rows-dik stood at the windows. " (Rotterdamsch Nieuwsblad, 17-10-1930) In the bombing of Rotterdam becomes the property damaged, it reopens in 1941, but goes 1957 still be demolished. Then the current Beehive branch is built. 16 oktober 2002 - CABINET BALKENENDE OVERTURNED BY LPF CRISIS Rotterdam / The Hague – Na 87 Days is the first Balkenende. The LPF, after the death of Pim Fortuyn one big hotbed of quarrels and unrest. An argument between ministers Bomhoff and Heinsbroek runs so out of hand, the CDA and VVD pull the plug from the cabinet. Only the fifth cabinet Colijn had previously quit. In the subsequent elections in 2003, The LPF is of 26 naar 8 seats. 16 oktober 2008 - ABOUTALEB elected mayor ROTTERDAM Rotterdam – A confidential committee of the municipality of Rotterdam chooses Secretary Ahmed Aboutaleb, Mayor of Rotterdam. It is preferred to Gerd Leers, Mayor of Maastricht. The choice of the Moroccan as the successor to the very popular Ivo Opstelten is striking and provide resistance Liveable Rotterdam. 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.