09 juli 1572 – NINETEEN GORCUM PRIESTS KILLED IN BRIELLE

Brielle / Gorinchem - Nineteen priests who were taken from Gorinchem a month earlier by the Watergeuzen were hanged in Brielle or were burned at the stake. The day before there was a kind of hearing, the group was asked to renounce their Catholic faith. Because they do not, they are put to death.

read more: Gorcumse spiritual suspended by Watergeuzen

09 juli 1969 – Schevenings EUROVISION NOT A GREAT SUCCESS

Scheveningen – The international song festival Singing Europe in the Kurhaus in Scheveningen had a 'noisy' first edition. The final day has a huge riot, the points giving a Spanish judge to the Belgian entry. The organization must eventually interfere with profits. The whole event, which lasts six days, Also once a financial deficit of 130.000 gulden. There is ultimately no second edition.

read more: Alternative Contest in Scheveningen degenerate into strife and chaos

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