Canadian History (Part 8)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 701 - 800 of 1,845

  • 1945-09-26 Louise Beaudoin, French Canadian politician
  • 1945-09-27 Jack Goldstein, Canadian-born artist (d. 2003)
  • 1945-10-22 Yvan Ponton, Canadian actor and television host

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1945-11-12 Neil Young, Canadian singer/songwriter (Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young), born in Toronto, Ontario

Singer-songwriter Neil Young
Singer-songwriter
Neil Young
  • 1945-11-20 Nanette Workman, American-born Canadian singer and actress
  • 1946-02-06 Kate McGarrigle, Canadian folk muisc singer-songwriter, born in Montreal, Quebec (d. 2010)
  • 1946-03-01 Gerry Boulet, French-Canadian singer (d. 1990)
  • 1946-04-18 Alexander "Skip" Spence, Canada, guitarist/vocalist (Moby Grape-Omaha)
  • 1946-04-20 Julien Poulin, French Canadian actor
  • 1946-04-28 Ginette Reno, French Canadian singer, songwriter and actress
  • 1946-06-07 Jenny Jones, [Janina Stronski], Canada, comedienne (Jenny Jones Show)
  • 1946-06-24 David Collenette, Canadian politician
  • 1946-06-25 Roméo Dallaire, Canadian senator
  • 1946-07-07 Jim Day, Canada, equestrian show jumper (Olympic-gold-1968)
  • 1946-10-02 Eric Peterson, Canadian actor
  • 1946-10-05 Jean Perron, Canadian ice hockey coach
  • 1946-10-18 Howard Shore, Canadian film composer
  • 1946-10-22 Claude Charron, French-Canadian politician and TV personality
  • 1946-10-24 Jerry Edmonton, Canada, rock drummer (Steppenwolf)
  • 1946-11-06 Fred Penner, Canadian children's entertainer
  • 1946-12-17 Eugene Levy, Hamilton Canada, comedian/writer (SCTV)
  • 1947-01-08 Igor Ivanov, Leningrad, Canadian chess champion (1981-84, 1985- )
  • 1947-01-14 Bill Weberniuk, Canadian snookers player
  • 1947-02-03 Stephen McHattie, Canadian actor
  • 1947-02-10 Louise Arbour, Canadian judge

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1947-03-10 [Avril] Kim Campbell, Canada's 1st female Prime Minister and 19th overall (1993), born in Port Alberni, British Columbia

19th Prime Minister of Canada Kim Campbell
19th Prime Minister of Canada
Kim Campbell
  • 1947-05-12 Michael Ignatieff, Canadian politician
  • 1947-05-28 Lynn Johnston, Canadian cartoonist
  • 1947-07-18 Steven W. Mahoney, Canadian politician
  • 1947-07-22 Gilles Duceppe, Canadian politician
  • 1947-08-05 Greg Leskiw, Canadian rocker (The Guess Who), born in Winnipeg, Manitoba
  • 1947-08-13 John Stocker, Canadian actor
  • 1947-08-30 Allan Rock, Canadian politician and diplomat
  • 1947-10-22 Raymond Bachand, French-Canadian politician and businessman
  • 1947-11-17 Inky Mark, Canadian politician
  • 1947-12-06 Lawrence Cannon, Canadian politician
  • 1948-01-15 Dini Petty, Canadian talk show host (CITY-TV)
  • 1948-01-29 Marc Singer, actor (V, Dallas), born in Vancouver, Canada
  • 1948-02-13 Allan Legere, Canadian serial killer (Monster of the Miramichi)
  • 1948-03-17 William [Ford] Gibson, Canada, sci-fi author (Neuromancer, Count Zero)
  • 1948-04-03 Arlette Cousture, French-Canadian writer
  • 1948-04-08 Michael Leshner, Canadian lawyer and gay rights advocate
  • 1948-04-20 Rémy Trudel, French Canadian politician
  • 1948-04-23 Serge Thériault, French-Canadian comedian and actor
  • 1948-04-24 Paul Cellucci, 69th Governor of Massachusetts and former United States Ambassador to Canada, (d. 2013)
  • 1948-04-28 Dorothée Berryman, French Canadian actress and singer
  • 1948-05-08 Stephen Stohn, Canadian television producer (Degrassi)
  • 1948-05-29 Nick Mancuso, Italian-Canadian actor
  • 1948-05-31 Lynda Bellingham, Canadian-born English actress (Sweeney, Scarlet Tunic), born in Montreal, Quebec, (d. 2014)
  • 1948-06-13 Garnet Bailey, Canadian ice hockey player and executive (d. 2001)
  • 1948-07-02 Saul Rubinek, Canadian film actor
  • 1948-07-07 Jean Leclerc, French-Canadian actor
  • 1948-07-13 Don Sweet, CFL, NFL place kicker (Montreal, Green Bay), born in Vancouver, Canada
  • 1948-08-15 Patsy Gallant, Canadian pop singer
  • 1948-08-16 Pierre Reid, Canadian politician and teacher
  • 1948-08-19 Susan Jacks (Susan Pesklevits) Saskatoon Canada, singer and songwriter
  • 1948-09-10 Margaret Trudeau, former Canadian 1st lady, born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • 1948-09-27 Tom Braidwood, Canadian actor
  • 1948-11-01 Phil Myre, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1948-11-24 Spider Robinson, Canada, sci-fi author (3 Hugo, Callahan's Secret)
  • 1948-11-25 Jacques P. Dupuis, French Canadian politician
  • 1948-12-19 Ken Brown, Canadian ice hockey player

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1949-02-23 Marc Garneau, Canadian astronaut (STS 13, 77), born in Quebec City, Québec

Astronaut Marc Garneau
Astronaut
Marc Garneau
  • 1949-03-04 Carroll Baker, Canadian country singer and songwriter
  • 1949-05-26 Dayle Haddon, Montreal Quebec Canada, actress (Bedroom Eyes)
  • 1949-06-04 Gabriel Arcand, French Canadian actor
  • 1949-06-12 Marc Tardif, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1949-07-08 Dale Hoganson, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1949-08-06 Dino Bravo, Canadian professional wrestler (d. 1993)
  • 1949-08-25 Fariborz Lachini, Canadian-Iranian composer
  • 1949-08-30 Don Boudria, Canadian politician
  • 1949-10-05 Ralph Goodale, Canadian politician
  • 1949-10-21 Michel Brière, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 1971)
  • 1949-10-24 Robert Pickton, Canadian charged with the first degree murder of twenty-six women
  • 1949-10-25 Réjean Houle, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1949-11-28 Victor Ostrovsky, Canadian/Israel, Mossad agent (By Way of Deception)
  • 1949-11-29 Stan Rogers, Canadian folk musician and songwriter (d. 1983)
  • 1949-12-30 Jim Flaherty, Canadian politician, Minister of Finance (2006-2014), born in Lachine, Quebec (d. 2014)
  • 1950-01-05 John Manley, Canadian politician
  • 1950-01-05 Charlie Richmond, Canadian entrepreneur
  • 1950-01-18 Gilles Villeneuve, Canadian auto racer
  • 1950-01-19 Grant Nordman, Canadian politician
  • 1950-01-20 Chuck Lefley, Canadian ice hockey player

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1950-03-26 Martin Short, Canadian comedian (SNL, SCTV, 3 Amigos), born in Hamilton, Ontario

  • 1950-05-16 Ray Condo, Canadian rockabilly musician
  • 1950-05-20 Yvon Lambert, French Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1950-06-21 Terry Miskolczi, Dunnville ON, Canadian Tour golfer (1976 Alberta-3rd)
  • 1950-06-21 Anne Carson, Canadian poet
  • 1950-06-23 Douglas C. Lord, Canadian businessman
  • 1950-07-06 Hélène Scherrer, Canadian politician
  • 1950-07-18 Jack Layton, Canadian politician
  • 1950-07-20 Tantoo Cardinal, Canadian actress
  • 1950-07-23 Ian Thomas, Canadian singer-songwriter (Painted Ladies), born in Hamilton, Ontario
  • 1950-08-02 Sue Rodriguez, Canadian assisted suicide advocate (d. 1994)

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1950-08-09 Chris Haney, Canadian journalist who created the board game "Trivial Pursuit", born in Welland, Ontario (d. 2010)

Co-creator of Trivial Pursuit Chris Haney
Co-creator of Trivial Pursuit
Chris Haney
  • 1950-08-10 Rémy Girard, Canadian actor (Les Invasions barbares), born in Jonquière, Quebec
  • 1950-08-16 Stockwell Day, Canadian politician
  • 1950-09-05 Paul William Roberts, Canadian writer

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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

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1950-10-31 John Candy, Canadian actor and comedian (SCTV, Uncle Buck), born in Newmarket, Ontario (d. 1994)

Actor and Comedian John Candy
Actor and Comedian
John Candy

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