09 februari 1968 – ROTTERDAM HAS A METRO Rotterdam – With the push of a button, Princess Beatrix in De Doelen officially opened the Rotterdam Metro. The first underground line of the Netherlands runs from Central Station to Zuidplein. This is the shortest metro in the world. read more: Rotterdam metro inaugurated 09 februari 1951 – OIL FIRE FIVE firefighters VLAARDINGEN COST LIVES Vlaardingen - When an oil fire died in Queen Wilhelmina Port Vlaardingen five firefighters. The car in which the five were pulled into the burning waters of the harbor in. Of the seven passengers survived the disaster not five. It is still the fire accident with the most deaths in the Dutch history. Firefighters killed in Vlaardingen. Photographer: Van Duinen, National Archives / Anefo. License: Public Domain read more: Five firemen died when oil fire in Vlaardingen 09 februari 1963 - DOUBLE MURDER Brekel FIELD Rotterdam – In de nacht van 8 op 9 February, in a house on the Brekel Field in Rotterdam, the bodies of 38-year-old widow Barbara van der Hoff and her 8-year-old son Marcel found. De politie treft een bloedbad aan in de hal. Both victims doodgslagen. The case is still unsolved. 09 februari 2002 - INTERVIEW Pim Fortuyn: "PROHIBITION OF DISCRIMINATION ELIMINATE ' Rotterdam – The Volkskrant Pim Fortuyn said in an interview that he wants to close the borders to Muslims. He wants that removing the prohibition of discrimination in the Constitution. He believes that people should be able to say what they think. The ruling creates a storm of criticism. Within a day late party chairman Jan Nagel know Fortuyn is no longer party leader at the polls. 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new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Related Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published.CommentName Email Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email.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.