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

  • 1871-12-13 Emily Carr, Canadian painter, born in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada (d. 1945)
  • 1914-06-21 William Vickrey, Canadian economist (Nobel 1996), born in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada (d. 1996)
  • 1927-03-09 John Beckwith, Canadian composer, born in Victoria, British Colombia
  • 1933-09-25 Ian Tyson, Canadian singer-songwriter (Ian & Sylvia), born in Victoria, British Columbia
  • 1948-01-16 Cliff Thorburn, Canadian champion snooker player, born in Victoria, British Columbia
  • 1950-07-04 David Jensen, Canadian-British radio DJ, born in Victoria, British Columbia
  • 1952-05-20 Warren Cann, Canadian rock drummer (Ultravox), born in Victoria, British Columbia
  • 1968-12-26 Darren Barber, Canadian rower (Olympics 1996), born in Victoria, British Columbia
  • 1969-07-08 Lori Hallier, Victoria BC Canada, actress (Shannon-Santa Barbara)
  • 1970-05-12 Andreas Hestler, cyclist (Olympics 1996), born in Victoria, British Columbia
  • 1972-08-05 Darryl Yung, badminton player (Olympics 1996), born in Victoria, British Columbia
  • 1974-04-22 Adam Parfitt, rower (Olympics 1996), born in Victoria, British Columbia
  • 1978-12-02 Nelly Furtado, Canadian singer and songwriter (I'm Like a Bird), born in Victoria, British Columbia
  • 1980-04-10 Bryce Soderberg, American musician (Lifehouse), born in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

Person of interestCameron Bright

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