Kingston, Ont in History

Historical Events

  • 1841-06-14 1st Canadian parliament opens in Kingston, Ontario
  • 1841-10-16 Queens University in Kingston, Ontario, Canada, is chartered
  • 1895-03-09 Stanley Cup: Montreal Victorias awarded cup, as Queens University (Kingston Ont) loses to Montreal AAA, 5-1
  • 1899-02-18 Stanley Cup: Mont Shamrocks sweep Queens U (Kingston Ont) in 2 games
  • 1906-02-28 Stanley Cup: Ottawa Silver 7 sweep Queen's U (Kingston Ont) in 2 games

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestRobert Mundell

1932-10-24 Robert Mundell, Canadian economist and Nobel laureate (1999), born in Kingston, Ontario

Economist/Nobel Laureate Robert Mundell
Economist/Nobel Laureate
Robert Mundell

Person of interestDon Cherry

1934-02-05 Don Cherry, Canadian hockey commentator (Hockey Night in Canada), born in Kingston, Ontario

Ice Hockey Coach and Commentator Don Cherry
Ice Hockey Coach and Commentator
Don Cherry
  • 1945-03-27 Briton Selby, Canadian NHL player, born in Kingston, Ontario
  • 1953-09-15 Bruce Heuchan, Kingston Ont, Canadian Tour golfer (1992 Alberta-7th)
  • 1954-08-22 John Colwell, Canadian Tour golfer (1978 Simon Fraser), born in Kingston, Ontario

Person of interestBryan Adams

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

Singer Bryan Adams
Bryan Adams
  • 1965-09-09 Marc Dunn, volleyball player (Olympics 1996), born in Kingston, Ontario
  • 1970-12-31 Dan Howe, canoeist (Olympics 1996), born in Kingston, Ontario