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Canada Day!July 1st, 201511 months to go.
On this Day:
- On July 31, 1868 – The Imperial Parliament passed the Rupert’s Land Act authorizing Canada to acquire the Northwest Territories. Sent 13 hours ago
- On July 31, 1874 – The first pary of Mennonites arrived at Quebec and settled in Manitoba. #CdnHistory #canada #trivia #OTD Sent 15 hours ago
- July 31, 1907: A plant to develop electric power from coal opened in Maccan, N.S. Thomas Edison, was one of the founders. Sent 17 hours ago
- On July 31, 1957 – DEW (Distant Early Warning) radar line went into operation. #CdnHistory #canada #trivia #OTD Sent 18 hours ago
- On July 31, 1989 – Launch of CBC Newsworld, Canada’s first cable news channel, encounters some stumbles and successes in its debut. Sent 19 hours ago
- On July 30, 1900 – Japan prohibited emigration to Canada. #CdnHistory #canada #trivia #OTD Sent 1 day ago
- On July 30, 1941 – Born on this day was singer and songwriter, Paul Anka, in Ottawa, Ontario. #CdnHistory #canada #trivia #OTD Sent 1 day ago
- On July 30, 1609- Champlain helped the Hurons and Algonquins attack the Iroquois near Crown Point. #CdnHistory #canada #trivia #OTD Sent 1 day ago
- On July 30, 1954 – Field Marshal Alexander, former governor-general, opened the British Empire Games in Vancouver. Sent 1 day ago
- On July 30, 1711:Sir Hovenden Walker sailed from Nantucket to capture Cda. This was one of the biggest fiasco in Cdn history.#CdnHistory Sent 1 day ago
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