Ontario in History (Part 4)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 301 - 400 of 558


Person of interestStephen Harper

1959-04-30 Stephen Harper, 22nd Prime Minister of Canada (2006-15), born in Toronto, Ontario

22nd Prime Minister of Canada Stephen Harper
22nd Prime Minister of Canada
Stephen Harper
  • 1959-05-02 Alan Best, Canadian animation director and producer, born in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
  • 1959-05-26 Brian Peaker, rower (Olympics 1996), born in London, Ontario
  • 1959-05-27 Donna Strickland, Canadian physicist (Nobel Prize 2018 laser beams), born in Guelph, Ontario
  • 1959-06-12 Scott Thompson, Canadian comedian (The Kids in the Hall, Larry Sanders Show), born in North Bay, Ontario, Canada
  • 1959-06-12 Steve Bauer, Canadian road racer cyclist (Olympic silver 84, 96), born in St. Catharines, Canada
  • 1959-06-26 Mark McKinney, Canadian comedian and actor (The Kids in the Hall), born in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
  • 1959-08-29 Chris Hadfield, Canadian astronaut (STS 74, sk: 99), born in Sarnia, Ontario
  • 1959-09-20 Lesley Thompson, Canadian rower (Olympic gold 1992, 96), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1959-10-20 Janice McCaffrey, Canadian 10k walker (Olympics 25-92, 96), born in Etobicoke, Ontario

Person of interestBryan Adams

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

Singer Bryan Adams
Singer
Bryan Adams
  • 1960-07-06 Caroll-Ann Alie, Canadian sailor (Olympics-14-92, 96), born in Ottawa, Ontario
  • 1960-08-23 Chris Potter, Canadian actor (Kung Fu: The Legend Continues), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1960-09-21 David James Elliott, Canadian actor (Seinfeld, Lt Harmon Rabb-Jag), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1960-12-24 Glenn McQueen, American animator, born in Toronto, Ontario (d. 2002)

Person of interestWayne Gretzky

1961-01-26 Wayne Gretzky, Canadian ice hockey hall of fame center (Stanley Cup 1984, 85, 87, 88; Hart Memorial Trophy [MVP] 1980–87, 89; Art Ross Trophy [scoring champion] 1981–87, 90, 91, 94; Edmonton Oilers, LA Kings), born in Brantford, Ontario

Ice Hockey Great Wayne Gretzky
Ice Hockey Great
Wayne Gretzky
  • 1961-02-12 Jim Harris, Canadian author, environmentalist, and politician, born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1961-03-11 Bruce Watson, Canadian-Scottish rock guitarist, sitar and mandolin player (Big Country - "Wonderland"; "In A Big Country"), born in Timmons, Ontario
  • 1961-04-09 Kirk McCaskill, Canadian MLB pitcher (Chicago White Sox), born in Kapuskasing, Ontario, Canada
  • 1961-07-17 Jonathan Potts, Canadian actor, born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1961-10-20 Les Stroud, Canadian survival expert (Survivorman), born in Etobicoke, Ontario
  • 1961-10-31 Sterling Hinds, 4X100m relayer (Olympic bronze 1984), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1961-12-12 Dale Sanderson, CFL guard (Hamilton Tiger Cats), born in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

Person of interestJim Carrey

1962-01-17 Jim Carrey, Canadian-American actor (Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Dumb & Dumber, The Mask), born in Ontario Canada

Actor and Comedian Jim Carrey
Actor and Comedian
Jim Carrey
  • 1962-07-14 Diane Ratnik, volleyball setter (Olympics-8-92, 96), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1962-09-05 Beth Underhill, Canadian equestrian jumper (Olympics 26-92, 96), born in Georgetown, Ontario
  • 1962-11-14 Harland Williams, Canadian American actor, born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1963-02-14 Enrico Colantoni, Canadian actor, born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1963-04-04 Dale Hawerchuk, Canadian Hockey Hall of Fame center (#1 pick NHL Draft 1981; Calder Trophy 1982; Canada Cup 1987, 91; Winnipeg Jets, Buffalo Sabres), born in Toronto, Ontario (d. 2020)
  • 1963-04-10 Claire Smith, equestrian 3 day event (Olympics 1996), born in Ottawa, Ontario
  • 1963-04-18 Eric McCormack, Canadian-American actor (Will & Grace), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1963-05-05 James LaBrie, Canadian singer (Dream Theater), born in Penetanguishene, Ontario, Canada

Person of interestMike Myers

1963-05-25 Mike Myers, Canadian actor and comedian (SNL, Wayne's World), born in Scarborough, Ontario

Actor and Comedian Mike Myers
Actor and Comedian
Mike Myers
  • 1963-06-13 Paul De Lisle, American musician (Smash Mouth), born in Exeter, Ontario, Canada
  • 1963-06-25 Doug Gilmour, Canadian ice hockey player (Toronto Maple Leafs), born in Kingston, Ontario, Canada
  • 1963-09-30 Ed Drakich, volleyball player (Olympics 1996), born in Windsor, Ontario
  • 1963-10-26 Tom Cavanagh, Canadian actor and producer (Ed, Scrubs), born in Ottawa, Ontario
  • 1963-11-15 Gideon Joe Ng, table tennis player (Olympics 1996), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1963-12-09 Dave Hilton, Jr., Canadian boxer, born in Port Credit, Ontario
  • 1964-01-15 Paula Schnurr, Canadian 1.5k runner (Olympics-8-92, 96), born in Kirkland Lake, Ontario
  • 1964-02-01 Sharon Bruneau, Canadian actress (Sensuous Muscle), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1964-02-06 Gordon Downie, Canadian rock singer-songwriter & musician (The Tragically Hip), born in Amherstview, Ontario (d. 2017)
  • 1964-04-22 Chris Makepeace, actor (Vamp, My Bodyguard, Meatballs, Oasis), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1964-06-09 Gloria Reuben, Canadian actress (Jeanie Boulet-ER), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1964-07-04 Cle Kooiman, American soccer player, born in Ontario, California
  • 1964-08-26 Dave Boyes, St Catharines Ontario, rower (Olympics 1996)
  • 1964-10-27 Jill Hetherington, Canadian tennis player (Olympics 1996), born in Brampton, Canada
  • 1964-10-29 May Allison, marathoner (Olympics 1996), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1964-11-14 Silken Laumann, Canadian rower (Olympic bronze, silver-92, 96), born in Mississauga, Ontario
  • 1965-01-08 Eric Wohlberg, Canadian cyclist (Olympics 1996), born in Greater Sudbury, Canada
  • 1965-03-01 Stewart Elliott, Canadian jockey (2004 Kentucky Derby & Preakness on Smarty Jones), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1965-05-14 Curt Harnett, sprint cyclist (Olympic bronze 1992/96), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1965-05-16 Lori Sippel, Stratford Ontario, softball pitcher (Olympics 1996)
  • 1965-06-06 Wendy Wiebe, Canadian rower (Olympics 1996), born in St Catharines, Ontario,
  • 1965-07-17 Ken Evraire, Canadian CFL slot back (Hamilton Tiger Cats), born in Toronto, Ontario

Person of interestShania Twain

1965-08-28 Shania Twain, Canadian singer (You're Still the One), born in Windsor Ontario

Singer Shania Twain
Singer
Shania Twain
  • 1965-09-09 Marc Dunn, Canadian volleyball player (Olympics 1996), born in Kingston, Ontario
  • 1965-11-13 Sheryl Boyle, Renfrew Ontario, kayaker (Olympics 1996)
  • 1965-12-18 Brian Walton, points race cyclist (Olympic silver 1996), born in Ottawa, Ontario
  • 1965-12-19 Jessica Steen, actress (Earth II, Homefront, Trial & Error), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1966-01-31 Jamie Taras, Canadian football player (BC Lions), born in Acton, Ontario
  • 1966-03-25 Jeff Healey, Canadian blind blues-rock guitarist and singer ("See The Light"; "Angel Eyes"), born in Toronto, Ontario (d. 2008)
  • 1966-04-11 Kara McGaw, Canadian softball rightfielder (Olympics 1996), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1966-04-23 Wayne Drinkwalter, CFL defensive tackle (BC Lions), born in Thunder Bay, Ontario
  • 1966-05-02 Belinda Stronach, Canadian businesswoman and politician, born in Newmarket, Ontario, Canada
  • 1966-06-29 John Part, Canadian darts player and commentator (PDC World C'ship 2003, 08; BDO World C'ship 1994), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1966-07-27 Al Charron, Canadian rugby union forward, born in Ottawa, Ontario
  • 1966-09-19 Michael Campbell, CFL defensive tackle (Hamilton Tiger Cats), born in North York, Ontario
  • 1966-10-12 Jonathan Crombie, Canadian actor (Anne of Green Gables), born in Toronto, Ontario (d. 2015)
  • 1966-10-31 Joseph Boyden, Canadian novelist (Three Day Road), born in Willowdale, North York, Ontario
  • 1966-12-05 Bruce Deacon, Canadian marathoner (Olympics 1996), born in Ottawa, Ontario
  • 1967-01-27 Sue Palmer, Collingwood Ontario, cyclist (Olympics 1996)
  • 1967-02-15 Jane Child, Canadian musician, born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1967-04-10 Kay Whitmore Jr., Canadian ice hockey goaltender (NY Rangers), born in Sudbury, Ontario, Canada
  • 1967-05-04 John Child, Canadian beach volleyballer (Olympic bronze 1996), born in East York, Ontario
  • 1967-06-29 Murray Foster, Canadian musician (Moxy Früvous, Great Big Sea), born in Thorn Hill, Ontario
  • 1967-09-16 Michael Smith, Kenora Ontario, decathlete (Olympics 1996)
  • 1967-09-20 Catherine Bond-Mills, Woodstock Ontario, heptathlete (Olympics 1996)
  • 1967-09-21 Tyler Stewart, Canadian drummer and vocalist (Barenaked Ladies - "One Week"), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1967-10-09 Carling Bassett-Seguso, Canadian tennis player and actress (Spring Fever, 2 x WTA titles), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1967-10-11 Bruce Dickson, CFL linebacker (Edmonton Eskimos), born in Hamilton, Ontario
  • 1967-11-10 Jed Roberts, Canadian CFL defensive tackle (Edmonton Eskimos), born in Ottawa, Ontario
  • 1967-11-23 Diane O'Grady, North Bay Ontario, rower (Olympics 1996)
  • 1967-12-04 Klaus Wilmsmeyer, Canadian NFL punter (Super Bowl 1994, SF 49ers), born in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
  • 1967-12-17 Alan Nolet, gymnast (Olympics 1996), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1967-12-17 Pauline Maurice, Welland Ontario, softball outfielder (Olympics 1996)
  • 1968-03-19 Liam Jewell, kayaker (Olympics 1996), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1968-03-29 Sue Foley, Canadian blues singer and guitarist, born in Ottawa, Ontario
  • 1968-04-12 Adam Graves, Canadian left wing hockey player (NY Rangers), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1968-05-30 Kelley Armstrong, Canadian novelist (Women of the Otherworld), born in Sudbury, Ontario
  • 1968-09-13 Chris Morris, Canadian CFL tackle (Edmonton Eskimos), born in Scarborough, Ontario
  • 1968-09-20 Leah Pinsent, Canadian actress (April Fool's Day), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1968-09-22 Lisa Alexander, synchronized swimmer (Olympic silver 1996), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1968-11-03 Paul Quantrill, Canadian baseball pitcher and coach (MLB All Star 2001; Toronto Blue Jays), born in London, Ontario
  • 1968-11-19 Gord Fraser, road race cyclist (Olympics 1996), born in Ottawa, Ontario
  • 1968-11-20 Richard Clarke, Canadian sailor Finn (Olympics 1996), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1969-03-09 George Nimako, CFL safety (Toronto Argonauts), born in Napean, Ontario
  • 1969-03-12 Karen Snelgrove, softball pitcher (Olympics 1996), born in London, Ontario
  • 1969-03-17 Domenic "Filane" Figliomeni, Terrace Bay Ontario, boxer (Olympics 1996)
  • 1969-04-28 Merlelynn Lange-Harris, basketball center (Olympics 1996), born in Toronto, Ontario

Famous Weddings


Famous Deaths