The Anne Frank tree in Amsterdam is knocked down by a gust of heavy wind, breaking off about a meter above ground.
At an Alzheimer's Association conference in Amsterdam, Netherlands, experts in Alzheimer's disease propose a new seven-point diagnostic scale that incorporates advancements in testing for key Alzheimer's-related proteins and aims to facilitate more personalized treatment strategies.
An independent investigation team identifies Arnold van den Bergh, a member of Amsterdam's Jewish Council, as the most likely person responsible for reporting "The Diary of a Young Girl" author Anne Frank and her family to the Nazis in 1944, leading to their deaths in a concentration camp.
Rioters set fires in the center of Eindhoven and pelted police with rocks at a banned demonstration against coronavirus lockdown measures. Police also faced off with curfew-defying crowds in The Hague, Amsterdam, Enschede, Venlo, Stein, Roermond, Oosterhout, Breda and elsewhere across the Netherlands. More than 100 people have been arrested. It was the worst violence to hit the Netherlands since the pandemic began and the second straight Sunday that police clashed with protesters in Amsterdam. The country has been under a lockdown since December.
The 2010 FIFA World Cup runner-up Netherlands national football team embarks on an open-top boat tour of Amsterdam's canals drinking beer, lined by hundreds of thousands of people. [http:--news.bbc.co.uk-sport2-hi-football-world_cup_2010-8816050.stm (BBC Sport)] [http:--www.chicagotribune.com-sports-sns-ap-soc-wcup-netherlands-celebrates,0,7638339.story ("Chicago Tribune")]date=August 2019
Extreme weather in Europe kills nine people in Germany, traps a Eurostar train in the Channel Tunnel, disrupts flights at international airports in Amsterdam, Dublin, Knock and Paris, shuts hundreds of schools in Ireland and disrupts Norway's bus service in Oslo.