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, Victoria Rink, Montreal, Quebec: Montreal Victorias clinches trophy as Montreal HC beats Queens University (Kingston, Ontario), 5-1
  • 1899-02-18 Stanley Cup, Montreal Arena, Westmount, Quebec: Montreal Victorias beat Winnipeg Victorias, 3-2 to sweep series, 2-0 for CAHL
  • 1906-02-28 Stanley Cup: Ottawa HC beats Queen's University (Kingston, ON), 12-7 for a 2-0 sweep of challenge series

Famous Birthdays

  • 1887-06-21 Norman L. Bowen, Canadian petrologist, born in Kingston, Ontario, Canada (d. 1956)

Person of interestRobert Mundell

1932-10-24 Robert Mundell, Canadian economist and Nobel laureate (1999) "father of the euro", 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
  • 1958-08-20 Patricia Rozema, Canadian film director (I've Heard the Mermaids Singing), 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
  • 1963-06-25 Doug Gilmour, Canadian ice hockey player (Toronto Maple Leafs), born in Kingston, Ontario, Canada
  • 1965-09-09 Marc Dunn, Canadian volleyball player (Olympics 1996), born in Kingston, Ontario
  • 1970-12-31 Dan Howe, Canadian canoeist (Olympics 1996), born in Kingston, Ontario