British Columbia in History (Part 2)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

  • 1972-08-05 Darryl Yung, badminton player (Olympics 1996), born in Victoria, British Columbia
  • 1972-09-04 Françoise Yip, Canadian actress, born in North Vancouver, British Columbia
  • 1973-04-25 Paige Gordon, Canadian diver (Olympics-16-92, 96), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • 1973-10-27 Monica Louwerens, Canadian-American actress (Power Rangers) and Miss America-Mississippi (Top 10, 1996), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • 1974-02-10 Andrew English, CFL receiver (BC Lions), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • 1974-04-22 Adam Parfitt, rower (Olympics 1996), born in Victoria, British Columbia
  • 1974-04-23 Bret Anderson, Canadian football slot back (BC Lions), born in New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada
  • 1974-04-27 Johnny Devine, Canadian professional wrestler, born in Merritt, British Columbia, Canada
  • 1974-05-24 Will Sasso, Canadian-American actor and comedian (The Three Stooges 2012), born in Ladner, British Columbia, Canada
  • 1974-06-25 Nisha Ganatra, Canadian film director (Chutney Popcorn), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • 1974-08-16 Bryan Chiu, CFL defensive tackle (Montreal Alouettes), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • 1974-11-26 Richard Ikeda, gymnast (Olympics 1996), born in Kamloops, British Columbia
  • 1975-02-12 Chris Szarka, CFL fullback (Saskatchewan Roughriders), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • 1975-06-27 Sarah Evanetz, 100m butterfly (Olympics 1996), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • 1976-04-10 Sara Renner, Canadian cross-country skier, born in Golden, British Columbia, Canada
  • 1976-04-24 Sonya Jeyaseelan, Canadian tennis star (1995 Futures Fla), born in New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada
  • 1976-10-23 Ryan Reynolds, Canadian actor and comedian (Deadpool), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • 1977-04-23 Willie Mitchell, Canadian ice hockey player, born in Port McNeill, British Columbia, Canada
  • 1977-05-03 Ryan Dempster, Canadian baseball player, born in Gibsons, British Columbia, Canada
  • 1977-05-04 Emily Perkins, Canadian actress (Hiccups), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • 1977-05-06 Shannon Shakespeare, Canadian 100m swimmer (Olympics 1996), born in Mission, British Columbia
  • 1978-03-04 Rachel Roberts, Canadian model and actress, born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • 1978-04-11 Tom Thacker, Canadian musician (Gob), born in Langley, British Columbia, Canada
  • 1978-06-11 Joshua Jackson, American actor (Dawson's Creek, Fringe), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • 1978-12-02 Nelly Furtado, Canadian singer and songwriter (I'm Like a Bird), born in Victoria, British Columbia
  • 1978-12-02 Maëlle Ricker, Canadian snowboarder (Olympic gold snowboard cross 2010; World C'ship gold 2005, 13), born in North Vancouver, British Columbia
  • 1979-02-15 Kaj-Erik Eriksen, Canadian actor (Quarantine), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • 1979-10-25 Milena Roucka, Canadian model and professional wrestler, born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • 1980-04-10 Bryce Soderberg, American musician (Lifehouse), born in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
  • 1980-05-27 Jessica Deglau, 200m butterfly (Olympics 1996), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • 1980-08-24 Sonja Bennett, Canadian actress (Punch), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • 1980-10-07 Edison Chen, Canadian-born actor, born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • 1981-01-08 Jeff Francis, Canadian baseball player, born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • 1981-01-20 Crystal Lowe, Canadian actress & model, born in Vancouver, British Columbia

Person of interestHayden Christensen

1981-04-19 Hayden Christensen, Canadian actor (Sam-Life as a House, Star Wars), born in Vancouver, British Columbia

  • 1981-10-27 Kristi Richards, Canadian freestyle skier, born in Penticton, British Columbia
  • 1982-04-03 Cobie Smulders, Canadian actress (How I Met Your Mother), born in Vancouver, British Columbia

Person of interestSeth Rogen

1982-04-15 Seth Rogen, Canadian actor and writer (The 40-Year-Old Virgin, The Interview), born in Vancouver, British Columbia

Actor & Writer Seth Rogen
Actor & Writer
Seth Rogen
  • 1983-02-11 Nicki Clyne, Canadian actress, born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • 1983-04-04 Doug Lynch, Canadian ice hockey player, born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • 1983-06-12 Christine Sinclair, Canadian soccer player (Portland Thorns FC), born in Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada
  • 1984-03-13 Noel Fisher, Canadian actor (Shameless, The Riches), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • 1984-04-09 Linda Chung, Chinese-Canadian actress and singer, born in Maple Ridge, British Columbia, Canada
  • 1984-04-09 Adam Loewen, Canadian baseball player, born in Surrey, British Columbia
  • 1984-07-09 Jacob Hoggard, Canadian singer (Hedley), born in Surrey, British Columbia
  • 1985-01-18 Dale Begg-Smith, Australian-Canadian freestyle skier, born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • 1985-06-11 Josh Ramsay, Canadian singer and songwriter (Marianas Trench), born in Vancouver, British Columbia

Person of interestCarly Rae Jepsen

1985-11-21 Carly Rae Jepsen, Canadian singer ("Call Me Maybe"), born in Mission, British Columbia

  • 1986-05-02 James Kirk, Canadian actor (She's the Man), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • 1987-04-01 Mackenzie Davis, Canadian actress (Blade Runner 2049), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • 1988-03-17 Grimes [Claire Boucher], Canadian pop musician, born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • 1989-02-13 Carly McKillip, Canadian actress, born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • 1989-07-25 Noel Callahan, Canadian actor (Romeo!), born in White Rock, British Columbia, Canada
  • 1991-07-24 Emily Bett Rickards, Canadian actress (Arrow), born in Vancouver, British Columbia

Person of interestCameron Bright

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

  • 1994-10-09 Jodelle Ferland, Canadian actress (Silent Hill), born in Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada
  • 1995-10-25 Conchita Campbell, Canadian actress (The 4400), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • 2002-12-23 Finn Wolfhard, Canadian actor & musician (Stranger Things, IT), born in Vancouver, British Columbia

Famous Weddings


Famous Deaths