17 januari 1972 – OPPONENTS OCCUPY half-demolished REINE CHURCH Rotterdam – In a desperate act to save from demolition the half-demolished Queen Church in Rotterdam Crooswijk, climbing opponents of the demolition in the church. In the weeks before was (tevergeefs) tried to buy the church, let keep a monument to the political or demolition against. At the site of the church is a residential building for seniors. Later, the church voted 'most beautiful demolished church of Netherlands' (2013). Reine Church in Rotterdam, Police in church. Foto: Rob Mieremet, National Archives / Anefo. read more: Students occupy church of Rotterdam church demolition 17 januari 1976 – FIFLING BORN AT 's-GRAVENZANDSE FAMILY Rotterdam – With a family from 's Gravenzande it is a big party when the mother in the Sophia Children's Hospital gives birth to five children. The three boys and two girls first have some breathing difficulties, but then make it pretty quickly good. The mother was treated for infertility in Rotterdam. The probability of multiple births was known. In summer, the family gets a visit from Queen Juliana. Quintuplets born in Rotterdam; five incubators in Sophia Hospital. Photographer: unknown, National Archives / Anefo read more: National first in Rotterdam; quintuplets born 17 januari 1962 – MUNICIPALITY OF DORDRECHT AGREES TO MAJOR RENOVATION PLAN CENTER Dordrecht – Dordrecht city council approves the demolition of old dilapidated buildings in the center by a large majority. As a result, the city center must become more accessible and plans are therefore made for the connection of the Stationsstraat (1) and the new Spuiboulevard (3). The Statenplein is also being constructed. Model of the new Dordrecht city center, with the new City Hall (2), of Spuiboulevard (3) and the new shopping plaza (4). Foto; Regional Archives Dordrecht read more: Dordtse council agree: large part of the historic center against the plain 17 januari 2013 - Russian dissident commits suicide in ROTTERDAMSE CELL Rotterdam – Russian opposition member Aleksandr Dolmatov commits suicide in a detention cell of the Rotterdam-The Hague Airport. He had recently fled to Netherlands, after threats in Russia, but here he was expelled. According to the inspection Security and Justice was not justified. 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new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Related Leave a Reply Cancel ReplyYour email address will not be published.CommentName Email Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email.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.