Kitchener, Ont in History

Historical Events

  • 1995-04-29 Longest sausage ever, at 28.77 miles, made in Kitchener, Ontario

Famous Birthdays

  • 1906-12-10 Walter Zinn, Canadian-American Nuclear-Physicist (invented the breeder reactor), born in Kitchener, Ontario
  • 1918-03-05 Milt Schmidt, Canadian NHL Hall of Fame center and coach (Boston Bruins), born in Kitchener, Ontario (d. 2017)
  • 1927-02-14 Lois Maxwell, actress (Miss Moneypenny), born in Kitchener, Ontario
  • 1929-07-10 Moe Norman, Canadian Tour golfer (1966 Quebec Open), born in Kitchener, Ontario

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1950-09-18 Darryl Sittler, Canadian ice hockey player (Toronto Maple Leafs, Philadelphia Flyers and Detroit Red Wings), born in Kitchener, Ontario

NHL Legend Darryl Sittler
NHL Legend
Darryl Sittler
  • 1959-03-30 Daniel Seifried, Canadia Tour golfer (1981 Thunder Bay), born in Kitchener, Ontario
  • 1962-04-22 David Wettlaufer, golfer (Ontario Beefeater-1986, 87), born in Kitchener, Ontario
  • 1964-04-01 Scott Stevens, NHL defenseman (NJ Devils, Team Canada), born in Kitchener, Ontario
  • 1965-01-21 Brian Bradley, NHL center (Tampa Bay Lightning), born in Kitchener, Ontario
  • 1966-12-12 Jim Sandlak, NHL right wing (Vancouver Canucks), born in Kitchener, Ontario
  • 1971-05-26 Steven Rice, NHL right wing (Hartford Whalers), born in Kitchener, Ontario
  • 1978-09-25 Laura Nicholls, 50m swimmer (Olympics-96), born in Kitchener, Ontario
  • 1980-02-23 Yvonne Tousek, gymnistic (Olympics-96), born in Kitchener, Ontario
  • 1980-07-29 Ryan Braun, Canadian baseball player (Los Angeles Angels), born in Kitchener, Ontario