Canadian History (Part 10)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 901 - 1,000 of 1,845

  • 1956-05-03 Marc Bellemare, French Canadian lawyer and politician
  • 1956-05-07 Jean Lapierre, Canadian politician and television host
  • 1956-05-09 Wendy Crewson, Canadian actress
  • 1956-05-11 Theresa Burke, Canadian journalist
  • 1956-05-12 Bernie Federko, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1956-05-17 Dave Sim, Canadian cartoonist
  • 1956-07-15 Kathy Kreiner, Canada, giant slalom (Olympic-gold-1976)
  • 1956-07-20 Jim Prentice, Canadian politician
  • 1956-08-15 Lorraine Desmarais, French-Canadian jazz pianist and composer
  • 1956-08-29 Kelly Murray, Canadian Tour golfer (985 Alberta Open), born in Vancouver, Canada
  • 1956-09-02 Mario Tremblay, Canadian hockey player and coach
  • 1956-11-22 Lawrence Gowan, Canadian singer (Styx)
  • 1956-11-26 Don Lake, Canadian television writer
  • 1957-02-17 Loreena McKennitt, Canadian musician
  • 1957-02-20 Glen Hanlon, Canadian ice hockey coach
  • 1957-02-27 Danny Antonucci, Canadian animator
  • 1957-04-14 Lothaire Bluteau, Canadian actor
  • 1957-04-27 Michel Barrette, Canadian actor and stand-up comedian
  • 1957-05-26 François Legault, French Canadian politician
  • 1957-06-11 Bruce Plummer, Canadian Tour golfer (1994 West Coast), born in Seattle, Washington
  • 1957-07-02 Brett "the Hitman" Hart, Canadian WWF champion, born in Alberta
  • 1957-07-05 Doug Wilson, Canadian hockey player
  • 1957-07-06 Ron Duguay, Canada, hockey player (NY Rangers, Detroit Red Wings)
  • 1957-08-01 Glen Gorbous, Canada, longest throw of a regulation baseball (445'10")
  • 1957-08-20 Cindy Nicholas, Canada, swimmer (swam English Channel 19 times)

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1957-08-26 Rick Hansen, Canadian paraplegic athlete (3 gold medals), born in Port Alberni, British Columbia

Paralympian and Philanthropist Rick Hansen
Paralympian and Philanthropist
Rick Hansen
  • 1957-09-06 Michaëlle Jean, 27th Governor-General of Canada
  • 1957-10-10 Craig Marseilles, Canadian Tour golfer (1995 Gold Coast), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1957-11-30 Joël Champetier, French Canadian author
  • 1957-11-30 Colin Mochrie, Scottish-born Canadian comedian
  • 1957-12-12 Robert Lepage, French Canadian playwright
  • 1957-12-15 Mario Marois, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1957-12-22 Carole James, Canadian politician
  • 1957-12-23 Dan Bigras, Canadian singer
  • 1958-02-13 Marc Emery, Canadian cannabis activist
  • 1958-03-17 Pat Bolland, Canadian Broadcaster
  • 1958-03-30 Maurice LaMarche, Canadian voice actor
  • 1958-06-17 Sam Hamad, Syrian-born Canadian politician
  • 1958-07-03 Matthew Fraser, Canadian-British journalist
  • 1958-07-12 Tonya Lee Williams, Canadian actress
  • 1958-07-16 Pierre Roland Renoir, Canadian artist
  • 1958-07-26 Angela Hewitt, Canadian classical pianist
  • 1958-07-28 Terry Fox [Terrance Stanley], Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canadian one-legged marathoner (1980 Marathon of Hope)
  • 1958-08-20 Patricia Rozema, Canadian film director and screenwriter
  • 1958-08-27 Normand Brathwaite, Canadian comedian and television and radio host
  • 1958-09-04 Ray Freeman, Canadian Tour golfer (1992 Coast Carolina), born in Greensboro, North Carolina
  • 1958-09-20 Marty Schiene, Canadian Tour golfer (1992 Illinois Open), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1958-10-17 France ice hockey forward (Canada, Oly-98), born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • 1958-11-21 Frank Edmonds, Thunder Bay Ont, Canadian Tour golfer (1989 Alberta)
  • 1959-02-13 Gord Hampson, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1959-02-25 Carl Marotte, Canadian actor
  • 1959-03-26 David Delong, Canadian Tour golfer (1988 BC Open), born in Portland, Oregon
  • 1959-03-29 Barry Blanchard, Canadian mountaineer
  • 1959-04-21 Michael Timmins, Canadian musician (Cowboy Junkies)
  • 1959-04-27 Louis Lortie, French Canadian concert pianist

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1959-04-30 Paul Gross, Canadian actor (Constable Benton Fraser - Due South), director, and writer (Passchendaele), born in Calgary, Alberta

Actor and Director Paul Gross
Actor and Director
Paul Gross

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1959-04-30 Stephen Harper, 22nd Prime Minister of Canada (2006-15), born in Toronto, Ontario

22nd Prime Minister of Canada Stephen Harper
22nd Prime Minister of Canada
Stephen Harper
  • 1959-05-02 Alan Best, Canadian animation director and producer
  • 1959-05-06 Scott Hood, Canadian Tour golfer (1989 Montana Open-2nd), born in Seattle, Washington
  • 1959-05-30 Claudia Alexander, Canadian-born American NASA Scientist (led Galileo mission to Jupiter), born in Vancouver, British Columbia (d. 2015)
  • 1959-06-23 Danny Sharp, Canadian Tour golfer (1986 Quinte Festival), born in Hamilton, Ontario
  • 1959-06-26 Mark McKinney, Canadian actor
  • 1959-06-30 Michel Dion, Canadian Rifle shooter (Olympics-24-92, 96), born in Quebec City, Québec
  • 1959-07-21 Stuart Young-Black, Cheshire England, Canadian equestrian (Oly-96)
  • 1959-08-10 Florent Vollant, Innu-Canadian musician (Kashtin)
  • 1959-08-21 Richard Zokol, Kitimat BC, Canadian Tour golfer (1982 BC Open)
  • 1959-08-26 Jim Rutledge, Canadian golfer (1995 Indian Open), born in Victoria, British Columbia

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1959-08-29 Chris Hadfield, Canadian astronaut (STS 74, sk: 99), born in Sarnia, Ontario

Astronaut Chris Hadfield
Astronaut
Chris Hadfield
  • 1959-09-28 Ron Fellows, Canadian race car driver
  • 1959-10-07 Jean-Marc Fournier, French-Canadian politician

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1959-11-05 Bryan Adams, Canadian singer (Heaven), born in Kingston, Ontario

Singer Bryan Adams
Singer
Bryan Adams
  • 1959-12-30 Josée Verner, French Canadian politician
  • 1960-01-09 Lisa Walters, Canadian LPGA golfer (Itoki Hawaiian-1992, 93), born in Prince Rupert British Columbia
  • 1960-01-10 Benoît Pelletier, Canadian politician
  • 1960-01-12 Oliver Platt, Canadian actor
  • 1960-02-02 Lee Chill, Canadian Tour golfer (1977 Ohio Jr), born in Cleveland Ohio
  • 1960-03-16 Duane Sutter, Canadian ice hockey player

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1960-04-12 Ron MacLean, Canadian sportscaster (Hockey Night in Canada), born in Zweibrücken, Germany

CBC Sportscaster Ron MacLean
CBC Sportscaster
Ron MacLean
  • 1960-04-29 Robert J. Sawyer, Canadian writer
  • 1960-05-18 Tom Jackson, Oakville Ont, Canadian Tour golfer (1991 CPGA Winter)
  • 1960-06-09 Steve Paikin, Canadian journalist
  • 1960-07-05 Brad Loree, Canadian actor and stunt performer
  • 1960-07-25 Alain Robidoux, Canadian snooker player
  • 1960-08-23 Chris Potter, Canadian actor
  • 1960-09-14 Callum Keith Rennie, Canadian actor
  • 1960-09-17 Hank Baran, Canadian Tour golfer (1988 Won Mexican), born in San Diego, California
  • 1960-09-25 Sonia Benezra, Canadian television host
  • 1960-09-28 Derek James, Durban South Africa, Canadian Tour golfer (1994 Infiniti)
  • 1960-10-02 Al Connelly, Canadian Musician/Songwriter
  • 1960-10-25 Kelli McMullen-Temple, Canadian equestrian (Olympics-96), born in Columbus, Ohio
  • 1960-11-20 Marc Labrèche, Canadian actor and television host
  • 1960-12-05 Darryl James, Kamloops BC, Canadian Tour golfer (Glenco-1992, 93)
  • 1960-12-11 Danny Mijovic, Belgrade Yugo, Canadian Tour golfer (1984 Mexican)
  • 1960-12-20 Nalo Hopkinson, Canadian writer
  • 1961-01-15 Yves P. Pelletier, Canadian comedian and film director
  • 1961-01-27 Jean-Paul Banos, Lavelanet France, Canada sabre (Oly-9/10-88, 92, 96)
  • 1961-02-12 Jim Harris, Canadian politician
  • 1961-03-04 Roger Wessels, Port Elizabeth South Africa, golfer (1994 Canadian Masters)
  • 1961-03-11 Bruce Watson, Ontario Canada, rock guitarist (Big Country-Wonderland)
  • 1961-03-11 Elias Koteas, Canadian actor

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