08 juni 1971 - PROTEST AGAINST prison for HAIRED SERVICE OFFICER

The Hague - There is much protest as a conscript in the Hague, Rinus Wehrmann (Transvaalwijk, Den Haag), was previously convicted to two years in prison, because he refused to cut his hair. Even the politics gets involved. An action group is set up and a protest march is held. This leads to the release of Wehrmann. In an inspection, A few weeks later, Wehrmann is disapproved.

 

08 juni 2003 - FAIRYTALE IN ORDER: VERKERK LOSES FINAL ROLAND GARROS

Alphen aan den Rijn - It was a world-class performance, but beyond the finals, the hitherto completely unknown tennis player Martin Verkerk not. He cited as a rookie the final of the tournament in Paris, but he stranded at Ferrero. In the meantime, the Netherlands had become totally tennis nut, the performance of Verkerk. In the games before defeating renowned opponents as Moya and Coria. Verkerk was only the third tennis player as a rookie managed to reach the final of a grand slam tournament.

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