27 april 1994 – WASHING WAR AROUND OMO POWER

Rotterdam – The competition between Procter & Gamble and Unilever Rotterdam has a peak, the war around detergents Persil Power. The new product (met accelerator) would clean at low temperatures Washing, Unilever says. But tests show that there are gaps in the clothing at high temperatures, Procter reports & Gamble on 27 april 1994. Unilever still threatened with a lawsuit, but must later decide to back down.

read more: Detergents War of Persil Power: 'Persil Power caused holes in clothing’

27 april 1985 - RAID AT ROTTERDAM COMMUNE FOR POSSIBLE ABUSE

Rotterdam – The police raid on a commune in the Schiebroekselaan in Rotterdam and has six children from home. Within the leftist group (met 25 older people and an unknown number of children) would be of sexual abuse of children. The suspicions are based on the sex education that have received the youth. Sexual abuse was no evidence to be. A week later, the children are allowed to go home.

27 april 1989 - LEX HARDING LAUNCHES COMMERCIAL TELEVISION IN THE NETHERLANDS

Luxembourg – In Luxembourg the plans are presented to a commercial satellite television station for the Dutch market. Lex Harding (boskoop), former DJ and entrepreneur, will lead the new station. Shortly Joop van der Ende later comes with its plans for TV10.

27 april 2008 - FEYENOORD WIN CUP IN JUBILEE / DISASTER YEAR

Rotterdam – In the disaster year / year anniversary 2008 (the centenary year of the club) Feyenoord takes the cup against Roda JC. It is cold comfort, Feyenoord because only sixth in the season, despite the purchase of big names like Roy Mackaay. In the final (rash 2-0) scoring Danny Landzaat and Jonathan de Guzman.

27 april 1902 – SUCCESSFUL TEST WIRELESS TELEGRAPH

today in 1902 – A historic moment in Villa Jacobson in Scheveningen. In a special room engineers succeed in establishing a message received from a naval ship that was eighty kilometers at sea. It may by a mobile telegraph. It also sent back a message.

Villa Jacobson, far right of the picture. Municipal Hague (Photo October 1902, author unknown)

“The piercing crackle of sparks from the loot just powerful device blared through each departure and soon became a telegram from the commander of the “Evertsen” read, who requested to convey his best wishes for the recovery of the Queen to the loo.”

(Algemeen Handelsblad, 29-04-1902)

Two ministers were there, when the test was performed and the journalists concluded that the experiment was a great success. But they were not quite sure, because control was not possible.

“We did not attend the further completion of the comprehensive program, it far too full, with all authorities being crammed room of one somewhat decent perception could still be no.

(Algemeen Handelsblad, 29-04-1902

27 april 2015 - FIRST 'King's NEW STYLE' CELEBRATED IN DORDRECHT

Dordrecht – 'The closer to Dordt, how beautiful it is', says King William Alexander in his speech to the people in Dordrecht. The King visited Dordrecht include a boat parade on the Three River Point. He makes a trip across the Statenplein and Scheffersplein. To conclude, there is a concert with the Dordrecht artist Nielson.

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