06 maart 1987 - ROTTERDAM HELP FOR DISASTER REALD OR FREE ENTERPRISE Zeebrugge / Rotterdam - A team from the Rotterdam Smit Internationale traveled to Zeebrugge to help rescue victims and recover the Herald of Free Enterprise.. The ship sank, just outside the port of Zeebrugge, because the doors of the ferry were still open. 06 maart 1980 – ANGRY NEIGHBERS INTAKE EUROMAST Rotterdam – In protest against the plans for sex boats at Parkhaven, angry local residents occupy the Euromast, which is also located at the Parkhaven. Neighbors and inland skippers fear drug nuisance and crime if the plans go ahead. The plan turns out not to be legally watertight. The Council of State blocks the entire plan. 06 maart 1528 - THE HAGUE SACKED BY ARMY FROM GELDERLAND Den Haag – An army from Gelderland led by Maarten van Rossum invades The Hague. The city is hardly protected and the Geldersen have no trouble conquering the city. The Hof van Holland (important then) is the prime target and homes of wealthy are looted. De schade is enorm. Because the Geldersen don't know exactly what to do with the city, they retreat two days later, but law with a lot of money in their pockets. 06 maart 2002 - PIM FORTUYN ATTACKS IN ROTTERDAM MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS Rotterdam – The municipal elections in Rotterdam of 2002 result in a landslide. liveable Rotterdam, that is participating for the first time, with party leader Pim Fortuyn 17 seats and thus becomes the largest. In the debate that followed with the national leaders, PvdA leader Ad Melkert particularly noticed. That action makes the Labor Party do even worse. 06 maart 2002 - FIRST FOR FLANDERS: A SELECTED MAYOR Vlaardingen – Tjerk Bruinsma may call herself the first elected mayor of the Netherlands. Just like in Brabant Best can be found at 6 maart 2002 the first mayor referendum takes place in Vlaardingen. And provided the turnout is above the 30% comes true, that choice is then adopted. 06 maart 2013 - MICHAEL BOOGERD ADMITS DOPING USE Den Haag – The Hague cyclist Michael Boogerd admits that he used doping for years during his cycling career. It's about Epo, Cortisones and blood transfusions, he admits to nrcnext and the NOS. He is the umpteenth rider in a long line tacking and confessing that he was wrong. 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new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Related Leave a Reply Cancel ReplyYour email address will not be published.CommentName Email Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email.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.