Quebec in History (Part 2)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 101 - 200 of 288

  • 1928-01-25 Jérôme Choquette, Quebec lawyer and politician
  • 1928-03-12 Thérèse Lavoie-Roux, Quebec politician and senator
  • 1928-05-04 Maynard Ferguson, Verdun Quebec, jazz trumpeter (Roulette)
  • 1928-12-19 Galt MacDermot, composer (Letting Down My Hair), born in Montreal, Quebec

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1929-01-17 Jacques Plante, Canadian Ice Hockey goalie who was the first to wear a goaltender mask, born in Notre-Dame-du-Mont-Carmel, Quebec (d. 1986)

NHL Goalie Jacques Plante
NHL Goalie
Jacques Plante
  • 1929-02-18 André Mathieu, Quebec composer (d. 1968)
  • 1929-05-08 Claude Castonguay, Quebec politician
  • 1929-07-10 Moe Norman, Canadian Tour golfer (1966 Quebec Open), born in Kitchener, Ontario
  • 1930-01-03 Marcel Dubé, Quebec playwright
  • 1930-02-01 Mario Beaulieu, Quebec politician (d. 1998)
  • 1930-06-08 Marcel Léger, Quebec politician (d. 1993)
  • 1930-07-25 Maureen Forrester, contralto (Ressurection Symphony), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1930-07-25 Alice Parizeau, Polish-born Quebec writer and essayist (d. 1990)
  • 1931-01-19 Robert MacNeil, news anchor (NBC Weekend News, 1965-67), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1931-03-10 Georges Dor, Quebec author, playwright, singer and songwriter (d. 2001)

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1931-03-22 William Shatner, actor (Star Trek, T J Hooker), born in Montreal, Quebec

  • 1931-08-29 Lise Payette, Quebec politician, writer and columnist
  • 1931-12-12 Lionel Blair, choreographer (Spotlight), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1932-05-19 Claude Blanchard, Quebec comedian and actor (d. 2006)
  • 1933-07-14 Robert Bourassa, premier of Quebec (1970-76, 1985- ), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1933-10-13 Raynald Frechette, Quebec politician and judge (d. 2007)

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1934-01-11 Jean Chrétien, 20th Prime Minister of Canada (Liberal: 1993-2003), born in Shawinigan, Quebec

20th Prime Minister of Canada Jean Chretien
20th Prime Minister of Canada
Jean Chretien
  • 1934-01-23 Pierre Bourgault, Quebec politician and essayist (d. 2003)
  • 1934-01-26 Roger Landry, Quebec businessman and newspaper publisher

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1934-09-21 Leonard Cohen, Canadian writer and singer-songwriter (Death of Ladies Man), born in Montreal, Quebec (d. 2016)

Singer-songwriter and writer Leonard Cohen
Singer-songwriter and writer
Leonard Cohen
  • 1935-05-22 Ron Piché, Quebec baseball player
  • 1935-12-06 Jean Lapointe, Quebec comedian, singer and senator
  • 1937-03-09 Bernard Landry, Premier of Quebec from 2001-2003
  • 1937-05-07 Claude Raymond, Quebec baseball player

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1937-05-13 Roch Carrier, Canadian novelist (The Hockey Sweater), born in Sainte-Justine, Quebec

Novelist and Author of
Novelist and Author of "contes"
Roch Carrier
  • 1938-05-06 Jean Garon, Quebec economist and politician
  • 1938-07-29 Jean Rochon, Quebec politician
  • 1938-08-12 Jean-Paul L'Allier, Canadian Mayor of Quebec
  • 1938-12-22 Lucien Bouchard, Quebec politician

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1939-03-20 Brian Mulroney, 18th Prime Minister of Canada (1984-93), born in Baie-Comeau, Quebec

18th Prime Minister of Canada Brian Mulroney
18th Prime Minister of Canada
Brian Mulroney
  • 1939-04-02 Lise Thibault, Lieutenant-governor of Quebec
  • 1939-04-27 Jerry Mercer, rock drummer (April Wine), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1939-06-10 Alexandra Stewart, actress (In Praise of Older Women), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1940-01-10 Guy Chevrette, Quebec politician
  • 1940-08-24 Francine Lalonde, Quebec politician
  • 1940-11-12 Michel Audet, Quebec economist and politician
  • 1940-12-06 Lawrence Bergman, Quebec politician
  • 1941-01-09 Gilles Vaillancourt, Quebec politician
  • 1941-01-18 Denise Bombardier, Quebec journalist, television host and novelist
  • 1941-01-20 Pierre Lalonde, Quebec singer and television host
  • 1941-03-26 Yvon Marcoux, Quebec politician
  • 1941-07-10 Jake Eberts, film producer (Chariots of Fire, Dances with Wolves), born in Montreal, Quebec (d. 2012)
  • 1941-08-12 Réjean Ducharme, Quebec novelist and playwright
  • 1941-09-27 Serge Ménard, Québécois politician
  • 1942-06-27 Frank Mills, Canadian pianist, composer and arranger (Music Box Dancer), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1942-07-01 Genevieve Bujold, actress (King of Hearts, Choose Me, Coma), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1942-09-20 Gérald Tremblay, Québec politician
  • 1943-07-30 Henri-François Gautrin, Quebec politician
  • 1943-12-21 André Arthur. Quebec radio host
  • 1944-12-04 Anna McGarrigle, Canadian folk music singer-songwriter, born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1945-04-26 Sylvain Simard, Quebec politician
  • 1945-10-24 Gérald Larose, Quebec labour union executive
  • 1946-01-17 Michèle Deslauriers, Quebec actress
  • 1946-02-06 Kate McGarrigle, Canadian folk muisc singer-songwriter, born in Montreal, Quebec (d. 2010)
  • 1946-04-22 Louise Harel, Quebec politician
  • 1946-05-08 André Boulerice, Quebec politician
  • 1946-05-11 Plume Latraverse, Quebec singer and musician
  • 1946-07-05 Pierre-Marc Johnson, Québécois lawyer, physician and politician
  • 1946-08-26 Chantal Renaud, Quebec singer and actress
  • 1947-05-30 Jocelyne Bourassa, Canadian LPGA golfer, born in Shawinigan, Quebec
  • 1948-01-15 Tommy Nolan, actor (Jody-Buckskin), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1948-05-31 Lynda Bellingham, Canadian-born English actress (Sweeney, Scarlet Tunic), born in Montreal, Quebec, (d. 2014)
  • 1948-06-23 Myles Goodwyn, rock guitarist/vocalist (April Wine), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1948-11-09 Michel Pagliaro, Quebec singer
  • 1949-03-16 Victor Garber, actor (Days & Nights of Molly Dodd), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1949-03-24 Steve Lang, rock bassist (April Wine), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1949-03-30 Liza Frulla, Quebec politician
  • 1949-05-26 Dayle Haddon, Montreal Quebec Canada, actress (Bedroom Eyes)
  • 1949-06-22 Gary Moffet, rock guitarist (April Wine), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1949-07-27 André Dupont, Quebec ice hockey player
  • 1949-12-30 Jim Flaherty, Canadian politician, Minister of Finance (2006-2014), born in Lachine, Quebec (d. 2014)
  • 1950-01-19 Sébastien Dhavernas, Quebec actor
  • 1950-02-18 Michel Gauthier, Quebec politician
  • 1950-07-16 Pierre Paradis, Quebec politician
  • 1950-08-10 Rémy Girard, Canadian actor (Les Invasions barbares), born in Jonquière, Quebec
  • 1951-03-30 Yves Séguin, Quebec politician
  • 1951-08-11 Vincent Bilodeau, Quebec actor and comedian
  • 1951-08-17 Robert Joy, actor (Big Shots, Suicide Club), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1951-09-27 Michel Rivard, Québécois singer and composer (Beau Dommage)
  • 1951-10-01 Brian Greenway, rock guitarist/vocalist (April Wine), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1952-06-16 Gino Vannelli, Canadian singer (Living Inside Myself), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1952-10-12 Danielle Proulx, Quebec actress
  • 1953-02-08 Roger Clavet, Québécois politician
  • 1953-05-06 Michelle Courchesne, Quebec politician
  • 1953-05-09 Daniel Talbot, golfer (Quebec Open-1979, 81, 84), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1953-09-29 Jean-Claude Lauzon, director/writer (Leola, Night Zoo), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1954-06-03 Wally Weir, Quebec ice hockey player
  • 1954-10-24 Thomas J. Mulcair, Quebec politician
  • 1954-11-20 Frank Marino, rock guitarist (Mahogany Rush), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1955-09-22 Jerry Anderson, Canadian Tour golfer (Quebec Open-1982, 83), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1957-06-26 Philippe Couillard, Quebec neurosurgeon and politician
  • 1957-09-23 Sylvie Garant, Montmagny Quebec, playmate (Nov, 1979)
  • 1957-10-14 Michel Després, Quebec politician
  • 1957-12-24 Diane Tell, Quebec singer
  • 1958-02-15 Chrystine Brouillet, Quebec novelist

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