19 juli 1572 – FIRST MEETING OF THE STATES GENERAL Dordrecht - The Court in Dordrecht, representatives of several cities together on behalf of Prince William of Orange. speaks during the meeting on the organization of the uprising against the Spaniards. William of Orange is recognized as governor of the King. It also concluded that there is religious freedom. + read more: Dutch towns speak out about support for William of Orange 19 juli 1908 - PRECURSOR FEYENOORD FOUNDED Rotterdam – The café in Vereeniging founded football club Wilhelmina. The club a year later turns into HFC (Hillesluise Football Club) and later became the RVV Celeritas. Pas in 1912 was chosen for the name Feijenoord. Then it was the red-white shirts and black pants. 19 juli 2008 - FEYENOORD CELEBRATES CENTENNIAL JUBILEE Rotterdam – The Cockpit is celebrated Feyenoord is one hundred years old. Much reason to celebrate is not, because the club has just a very poor season behind (or with cup win). Op 19 July, a special jubilee (instead of the Open Day). 19 juli 2013 - van den Nieuwenhuyzen CONDEMNED FOR PORT SCANDAL Rotterdam – Businessman Joep van den Nieuwenhuyzen sentenced to 2,5 years in prison for his part in the scandal Haven. He was found guilty of bribery, forgery and fraudulent bankruptcy. According to Judge Van den Nieuwenhuyzen bribed the then director of the port authority with 1,2 million euros. In return he received communal bank guarantees worth 183 million euros. With these bank guarantees he tried RDM afloat. The case came in 2004 outwards. 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new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Related Leave a Reply Cancel ReplyYour email address will not be published.CommentName Email Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email.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.