Victoria, BC in History

British Columbia: Abbotsford - Vancouver - Vancouver Island

Historical Events

  • 1919-03-03 1st international air mail service from US, Seattle-Victoria, BC
  • 1985-05-29 Amputee Steve Fonyo completes cross-Canada marathon at Victoria, British Columbia, after 14 months.

Famous Birthdays

  • 1933-09-25 Ian Tyson, Canadian singer-songwriter (Ian & Sylvia), born in Victoria, British Columbia
  • 1948-01-16 Cliff Thorburn, Victoria, BC, champion snooker player
  • 1959-08-26 Jim Rutledge, Canadian golfer (1995 Indian Open), born in Victoria, British Columbia
  • 1968-12-26 Darren Barber, Victoria BC, rower (Olympics-96)
  • 1969-07-08 Lori Hallier, Victoria BC Canada, actress (Shannon-Santa Barbara)
  • 1970-05-12 Andreas Hestler, Victoria BC, cyclist (Olympics-96)
  • 1970-12-07 Rob Olson, Victoria BC, Canadian Tour golfer (1990 Newlands Open)
  • 1972-08-05 Darryl Yung, Victoria BC, badminton player (Olympics-96)
  • 1972-11-23 Paul Penny, Victoria BC, golfer (Edmonton City Amat-1993, 94)
  • 1974-04-22 Adam Parfitt, Victoria BC, rower (Olympics-96)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1993-01-26 Cameron Bright, Canadian actor (The Twilight Saga, X-Men), born in Victoria, British Columbia