Dutch term – Heden

Heden means “on this day.” You may encounter this term in birth or death records, in family announcements in newspapers, or in any other document where the date is also found elsewhere.

Death announcement of Willemina Berendina Kastein, in Nieuwe Winterswijksche Courant, 15 April 1916, via Delpher (public domain)

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