2004 in the Netherlands

This article lists some of the events that took place in the Netherlands in 2004.

the Netherlands

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  • January 13 – A 17-year-old student shoots and kills vice principal Hans van Wieren at the Terra College in The Hague.
  • January – The second highest residential tower of The Netherlands is finished in Tilburg.

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  • October 2 – An estimate 200.000 people demonstrate in Amsterdam against the plans of the government. The demonstration is organized by the platform Keer het Tij (Turn the Tide) and "Nederland verdient beter" (the Netherlands deserve better).
  • October 27 – Official edition of the New Bible translation (Nieuwe Bijbelvertaling, NBV) by the most important Dutch church fellowships.

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The Dutch team won 1 gold, 2 silver and 1 bronze medals, finishing third in the medal table.
Marianne Vos won gold in the Women's junior road race and Ellen van Dijk the bronze medal, Thomas Dekker won silver in both the Men's under-23 time trial and Men's under-23 road race.

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  1. ^ GCD about us page Archived 2016-06-10 at the Wayback Machine Retrieved 2012-10-24