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Canada Day!July 1st, 201510 months to go.
On this Day:
- On August 29, 1883 – The first Salvation Army service in Canada was held at London, Ontario. #CdnHistory #canada #trivia #OTD Sent 16 minutes ago
- On August 29, 1858 – When geologist James Hector was kicked off his horse and knocked unconscious, the name Kicking Horse Pass was made. Sent 2 hours ago
- OTD 1974, A.G. Willis, a Cdn astronomer, discovered largest object in universe: an energy cloud 105,582,000,000,0000,000 miles long Sent 3 hours ago
- OTD 1758 – Wolfe, instructed by Amherst, left Louisburg to destroy settlements along the lower St. Lawrence, including Gaspé and Miramichi. Sent 4 hours ago
- OTD 1936 – Birth of Canadian ABC news anchor, Peter Jennings; he died: August 7, 2005 #CdnHistory #canada #trivia #OTD Sent 5 hours ago
- August 28, 1846: The British Possessions Act gave the provinces power to enact their own tariff & other agreements. #CdnHistory #canada Sent 21 hours ago
- On August 28, 1941 - The Dominion Observatory time became the official time. #CdnHistory #canada #trivia #OTD Sent 22 hours ago
- On August 28, 1833 – Slavery was abolished in British Columbia. #CdnHistory #canada #trivia #OTD Sent 1 day ago
- On August 28, 1950 – Parliament was called into a special session to deal with the railway strike and the Korean War. Sent 1 day ago
- OTD 1819 In Richmond, Ont, Cda’s Governor-in-Chief, the Duke of Richmond, died from rabies after trying to rescue his dog from a rabid fox. Sent 1 day ago
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