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Canada Day!July 1st, 20158 months to go.
On this Day:
- On Oct. 24, 1852 – The Toronto Stock Exchange was opened. #CdnHistory #canada #trivia #OTD Sent 1 hour ago
- On Oct. 24, 1705 – An Act of Parliament provided for uniform circulation of card money. #CdnHistory #canada #trivia #OTD Sent 3 hours ago
- On Oct. 23, 1964 – Quebec Superior Court Justice Adrien Meunier was sentenced to imprisonment for two years on three perjury counts. Sent 20 hours ago
- On Oct. 23, 1958 – An explosion in a coal mine at Springhill, Nova Scotia, killed seventy-four miners. #CdnHistory #canada #trivia #OTD Sent 21 hours ago
- On Oct. 23, 1952 – Canadian troops fought in the battle of “Little Gibraltar Hill,” Korea. #CdnHistory #canada #trivia #OTD Sent 22 hours ago
- On Oct. 23, 1847 – A telegraph service was opened between Montreal and Albany, New York. #CdnHistory #canada #trivia #OTD Sent 1 day ago
- On Oct. 23, 1837 – A meeting at St. Charles on the Richelieu River, Quebec, marked the beginning of the rebellion in Lower Canada. Sent 1 day ago
- On Oct. 23, 1785 – The Government of New Brunswick was moved from Saint John to St. Anne’s Point, now Fredericton. Sent 1 day ago
- RT @andersoncooper: Ottawa police tell us lockdown is lifted and people are leaving buildings they've been held in for most of the day Sent 1 day ago
- On Oct. 22, 1958 – Blanche Margaret Meagher was appointed Ambassador to Israel, the first Canadian woman to hold such a post. Sent 1 day ago
Canadian history. Canadian trivia. Brevity ... bite-sized. Proud to be Canadian (most of the time). Colourful past, interesting people and places -- can I tell you about it?
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