02 januari 1981 – POISON IN WATER WESTLAND Monster – In the water supply network of the Westland has been detected, the pesticides Methyl bromide. Zo’n 1300 families Wateringen, Naaldwijk, De Lier, Monster, 'S Gravenzande and Maasland may have accumulated within the agent, "Even if only to a few thousandths of a milligram per liter of drinking water '. The government bottled water available. Methyl bromide is a soil fumigant. A few days later, the agent is prohibited. Methyl bromide in Westland. Foto: Marcel Antonisse, National Archives / Anefo 02 januari 1980 – ELEVEN DEAD IN FIRE IN ROTTERDAM Rotterdam – In a short fierce fire in Rotterdam Oleanderstraat (Bloemhof) Eleven people are killed. Among the victims were seven children. “Three minutes after the report, we were already on the spot, but the fire hit all the house”, says the fire in the Reformed Daily of 2 januari 1980. It is the largest house fire in Rotterdam since WWII, if you look at the number of victims. read more: Family is killed in blaze in Rotterdam Bloemhof 02 januari 2002 - SALMON MINISTER GIVES FIRST EURO FROM SHOP IN THE HAGUE Den Haag – In a lamp shop on the Grote Markt in The Hague Minister Zalm of Finance shows symbolically the first euro. That's no coincidence, want in 1989 did then Minister Ruding it even with the ECU. In 1998 bank president Wellink did the first payment with a Eurocheque. The general public could issue the euro since New Year's Eve and pins. 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new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Related Leave a Reply Cancel ReplyYour email address will not be published.CommentName Email Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email.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.