1965

1965

  •  Opening of the Zeeland Brug over the Ooster-Schelde, at that moment the longest bridge in the world (5022 m)
  • The Dutch minister Den Uyl announces the closure of all the Dutch coalmines- minister Den Uyl kondigde aan de kolenwinning te stoppen. 
    In The Netherlands this will be remembered (Jaar van de Mijnen - Year of the Mines)
  • On december 22nd the Belgian government announces the closure of the Limburg coalmine of Zwartberg and five other mines in Wallonia