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Canada Day!July 1st, 20154 months to go.
On this Day:
- On Feb. 26, 1960 – Anne Heggtveit of Ottawa became the first Canadian to win an Olympic gold medal for skiing. Sent 18 hours ago
- On Feb. 26, 1857 – Parliament met at Toronto and asked Queen Victoria to choose a site for the capital. Sent 21 hours ago
- On Feb. 25, 1880 – The legislature of New Brunswick was destroyed by fire, in Fredericton. Sent 1 day ago
- On Feb. 25, 1832 – The Champlain and St. Lawrence Railway was incorporated; this was the first railway legislation passed in Canada. Sent 1 day ago
- Feb. 25, 1813: Parliament of Upper Cda opened session prohibiting sale of liquor to Natives & the export of grain, owing to food shortage. Sent 1 day ago
- On Feb. 25, 1963 – Prime Minister Diefenbaker was made a Freeman of the City of London, England. Sent 1 day ago
- On Feb. 25, 1918 – McGill University received $1,000,000 from the Carnegie Foundation. #CdnHistory #canada #trivia #OTD Sent 1 day ago
- On Feb. 25, 1651 – Charles La Tour was made governor of Acadia. #Acadians #CdnHistory #canada #trivia #OTD Sent 1 day ago
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- On Feb. 24, 1925 – Canada signed an agreement with the United States, setting up control of the Lake-of-the-Woods waterways. Sent 2 days 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?