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)

Robert MundellRobert Mundell (90 years old)

1932-10-24 Canadian economist and Nobel laureate (1999) "father of the euro", born in Kingston, Ontario

Don CherryDon Cherry (88 years old)

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

  • 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

Bryan AdamsBryan Adams (63 years old)

1959-11-05 Canadian Juno and Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter ("Heaven"; "Run To You"), born in Kingston, Ontario

  • 1963-06-25 Doug Gilmour, Canadian Hockey HOF center (Canada Cup gold 1987; Stanley Cup 1989 Calgary Flames; 2 x NHL All Star; Toronto Maple Leafs), born in Kingston, Ontario
  • 1965-09-09 Marc Dunn, Canadian volleyball player (Olympics 1996), born in Kingston, Ontario
  • 1970-11-27 Patricia Zentilli, Canadian actress (Lexx), born in Kingston, Ontario
  • 1970-12-31 Dan Howe, Canadian canoeist (Olympics 1996), born in Kingston, Ontario
  • 1976-08-09 Leigh Kakaty, Canadian-American rock singer (Pop Evil), born in Kingston, Ontario
  • 1976-12-07 Brent Johnson, Canadian football player (BC Lions), born in Kingston, Ontario