Ontario in History (Part 5)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 401 - 500 of 550

  • 1969-06-17 Karen Nystrom, Canadian ice hockey forward (Olympic silver 1998), born in Scarborough, Ontario, Canada
  • 1969-07-02 Kevin Hearn, Canadian keyboardist, guitarist, and accordion player (Barenaked Ladies; Thin Buckle), born in Grimsby, Ontario
  • 1969-08-15 Mark Heese, Canadian beach volleyballer (Olympic bronze 1996), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1969-10-08 Dylan Neal, American-Canadian actor (Dylan Shaw-Bold & the Beautiful), born in Richmond Hill, Ontario

Samantha Bee

1969-10-25 Samantha Bee, Canadian-American comedian, actress, and television host, born in Toronto, Ontario

  • 1969-11-12 Iain Sydie, American badminton player (Olympics 1996), born in North York, Ontario
  • 1969-11-12 Trevor Shaw, Canadian CFL slot back (BC Lions), born in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
  • 1969-11-14 Sue Stewart, Canadian basketball guard (Olympics 1996), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1969-12-06 Greg Knox, CFL safety (Calgary Stampeders), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1969-12-12 Kris Wirtz, Canadian ice pairs skater (1994 Skate Canada), born in Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada
  • 1970-03-27 Ed Philion, NFL nose tackle (Buffalo Bills), born in Windsor, Ontario
  • 1970-05-04 Will Arnett, Canadian-American actor (Arrested Development), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1970-05-12 Mike Weir, Canadian golfer (US Masters 2003), born in Sarnia, Ontario
  • 1970-06-12 Gordon Michael Woolvett, Canadian actor (Andromeda), born in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
  • 1970-07-27 Tom Europe, Canadian football defensive back (Montreal Alouettes), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1970-08-06 Mike Strange, Canadian boxer (Olympics 1996), born in Niagara Falls, Ontario
  • 1970-08-27 Greg Woodcroft, 52 kg freestyle wrestler (Olympics 1996), born in Hamilton, Ontario
  • 1970-08-28 Gavin Maxwell, Canadian canoeist (Olympics 1996), born in Mississauga, Ontario
  • 1970-09-21 Michael O'Shea, Canadian CFL linebacker (Toronto Argonauts), born in North Bay, Ontario
  • 1970-10-25 Ed Robertson, Canadian musician (Barenaked Ladies), born in Scarborough, Ontario
  • 1970-11-22 Alison Korn, rower (Olympics 1996), born in Ottawa, Ontario
  • 1970-12-03 Laura Schuler, Canadian ice hockey forward and coach (World C'ship gold 1990, 92, 97; coach Dartmouth College), born in Scarborough, Ontario
  • 1970-12-20 Nicole DeBoer, Canadian actress, born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1970-12-31 Dan Howe, Canadian canoeist (Olympics 1996), born in Kingston, Ontario
  • 1971-02-05 Dianne Norman, Canadian basketball forward (Olympics 1996), born in Sault Ste. Marie, Canada
  • 1971-03-07 Alison Herst, Canadian kayaker (Olympics-5-92, 96), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1971-03-16 Greg Johnson, Canadian NHL hockey center, 1994-2006 (Detroit Red Wings, Nashville Predators (captain 2002-06), and 2 other teams), born in Thunder Bay, Ontario (d. 2019)
  • 1971-04-25 Andrew Grigg, CFL receiver (Hamilton Tiger Cats), born in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada
  • 1971-05-04 Steve Glenn, Canadian football linebacker (BC Lions), born in Ottawa, Ontario
  • 1971-06-22 Laryssa Biesenthal, Canadian rower (Olympics 1996), born in Walkertown, Ontario
  • 1971-06-25 Mike Sutherland, Canadian football offensive linebacker (Montreal Alouettes), born in Ottawa, Ontario
  • 1971-07-17 Cory Doctorow, Canadian author and activist, born in Toronto, Ontario

Sandra Oh

1971-07-20 Sandra Oh, Korean Canadian actress (Grey's Anatomy), born in Nepean, Ontario

  • 1971-08-01 Lisa Flood, Canadian 100m breaststroker (Olympics 1996), born in Scarborough, Ontario
  • 1971-10-08 Val St. Germain, Canadian CFL tackle (Hamilton Tiger Cats), born in Ottawa, Ontario
  • 1971-12-06 Ainsley Robinson, Oshawa Ontario, 62 kg Greco Roman wrestler (Olympics 1996)
  • 1971-12-22 Pat Mastroianni, Canadian actor, born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1971-12-23 Corey Haim, Canadian actor (Silver Bullet, Lucas, License to Drive), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1972-01-30 Chris Simon, Canadian ice hockey player (Colorado Avalanche), born in Wawa, Ontario
  • 1972-03-22 Elvis Stojko, Canadian figure-skater (World C'ship gold singles 1994, 95, 97; Olympic silver 94, 98), born in Richmond Hill, Ontario
  • 1972-04-18 Jeff Traversy, Canadian CFL defensive tackle (Calgary Stampeders), born in Ottawa, Ontario
  • 1972-06-06 Erin Woodley, Canadian synchronized swimmer (Olympic silver 1996), born in Mississauga, Ontario
  • 1972-08-01 Tanya Reid, Canadian actress (Exit to Eden), born in Dryden, Ontario, Canada
  • 1972-08-19 Colleen Thornburn, Canadian softball catcher (Olympics 1996), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1973-02-12 Tara Strong, Canadian-American voice actress (Rugrats, The Powerpuff Girls), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1973-04-03 Matthew Ferguson, Canadian actor (Geometry in Venice), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1973-04-04 Ryan Coughlin, Canadian football offensive linebacker (Montreal Alouettes), born in Renfrew, Ontario
  • 1973-04-09 Spencer "Spenny" Rice, Canadian entertainer, born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1973-07-08 Kathleen Robertson, Canadian actress (Beverly Hills, 90210), born in Hamilton, Ontario
  • 1973-08-14 Nancy Sweetnam, Canadian 400m swimmer (Olympics-7-92, 96), born in Lindsay, Canada

Neve Campbell

1973-10-03 Neve Campbell, Canadian actress (Party of 5; Scream), born in Guelph, Ontario

  • 1973-10-30 Edge [Adam Copeland], Canadian professional wrestler, born in Orangeville, Ontario
  • 1973-12-05 Shalom Harlow, model (House of Style, Harper's Bazaar), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1974-01-30 Martina Jerant, Canadian basketball player (Olympics 1996), born in Windsor, Ontario
  • 1974-04-04 O. J. Santiago, American football tight end (Atlanta Falcons), born in Whitby, Ontario, Canada
  • 1974-04-20 Kevin Sullivan, Canadian athlete, 1.5k runner (Olympics 1996), born in Brantford, Ontario
  • 1974-05-08 Colin Daynes, Canadian 68 kg Greco Roman wrestler (Olympic-96), born in Windsor, Ontario

Alanis Morissette

1974-06-01 Alanis Morissette, Canadian-America vocalist (Jagged Little Pill), born in Ottawa, Ontario

  • 1974-07-15 Janice Bremner, Canadian synchronized swimmer (Olympic silver 1996), born in Burlington, Ontario
  • 1974-11-21 Casey Patton, boxer (Olympics 1996), born in London, Ontario
  • 1974-12-07 Nicole Appleton, English-Canadian singer (All Saints), born in Hamilton, Ontario
  • 1975-01-01 Becky Kellar-Duke, Canadian ice hockey defenseman (Olympics gold 2002, 06, 10; World C'ship gold 1999, 2000, 01, 04), born in Hagersville, Ontario
  • 1975-01-25 Mia Kirshner, Canadian actress, born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1975-05-07 Jason Tunks, discus thrower (Olympics 1996), born in London, Ontario
  • 1975-08-31 James Black, Canadian singer-songwriter (Finger Eleven), born in Ontario, Canada
  • 1975-09-05 Rod Barajas, Mexican-American baseball player, born in Ontario, California

Dan O'Toole

1975-09-10 Dan O'Toole, Canadian sports anchor (TSN, Fox Sports 1), born in Peterborough, Ontario

  • 1975-10-30 Joanne Malar, Canadian swimmer (Olympics-11-92, 96), born in Hamilton, Ontario
  • 1975-12-17 Nick Farrell, boxer (Olympics 1996), born in East York, Ontario
  • 1975-12-18 Michael Barry, cyclist (Olympics 1996), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1976-01-23 Phil Boudreault, Canadian boxer (Olympics 1996), born in Greater Sudbury, Canada
  • 1976-03-19 Rachel Blanchard, Canadian actress (Clueless -"Cher Horowitz"), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1976-12-04 Kristina Groves, Canadian speed skater (Olympic silver 1,500m, team pursuit 2006, silver 1500m bronze 3000m 2010), born in Ottawa, Ontario
  • 1976-12-07 Brent Johnson, Canadian football player (BC Lions), born in Kingston, Ontario
  • 1977-02-11 Stephanie Richardson, Canadian 200m/800m swimmer (Olympics 1996), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1977-08-27 Sarah Chalke, Canadian American actress (Roseanne; Scrubs), born in Ottawa, Ontario
  • 1977-10-07 Clayton Miller, Canadian trap shooter (Olympics 1996), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1977-11-08 Jully Black, Canadian R&B singer, born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1978-04-21 Avi Phillips, Ontario, actor (Maniac Mansion)
  • 1978-04-26 Stana Katic, Canadian-American actress (Kate Beckett-Castle), born in Hamilton, Ontario
  • 1978-05-25 Adam Gontier, Canadian rock singer-songwriter (Three Days Grace), born in Peterborough, Ontario
  • 1978-06-29 Luke Kirby, Canadian American actor (The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel), born in Hamilton, Ontario
  • 1978-09-05 Laura Bertram, Canadian actress (Trance Gemini-Andromeda), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1978-09-25 Laura Nicholls, Canadian 50m swimmer (Olympics 1996), born in Kitchener, Ontario
  • 1978-10-05 Jesse Palmer, Canadian-born American football player, born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1978-11-17 Rachel McAdams, Canadian actress (Midnight in Paris, Spotlight), born in Ontario, Canada
  • 1979-01-08 Sarah Polley, Canadian actress (Sweet Hereafter), born in Toronto, Ontario

Joe Thornton

1979-07-02 Joe Thornton, Canadian NHL center, (#1 draft pick Boston Bruins 1997; San Jose Sharks; Olympic gold 2010), born in St. Thomas, Ontario

  • 1979-07-26 Peter Sarno, Canadian ice hockey player, born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1979-12-03 Rainbow Sun Francks, Canadian actor (Stargate Atlantis), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1980-02-17 Shanyn MacEachern, Brampton Ontario, gymnast (Olympics 1996)
  • 1980-02-23 Yvonne Tousek, Canadian gymnast (Olympics 1996), born in Kitchener, Ontario
  • 1980-04-10 Sean Avery, Canadian ice hockey player, born in North York, Ontario, Canada
  • 1980-05-04 Andrew Raycroft, Canadian ice hockey goalie, born in Belleville, Ontario
  • 1980-07-26 Dave Baksh, Canadian guitarist (Sum 41), born in Ajax, Ontario
  • 1980-07-29 Ryan Braun, Canadian baseball player (Los Angeles Angels), born in Kitchener, Ontario
  • 1980-08-03 Dominic Moore, Canadian ice hockey player, born in Thornhill, Ontario, Canada
  • 1980-10-30 Sarah Carter, Canadian actress (Falling Skies), born in Toronto, Ontario

Ryan Gosling

1980-11-12 Ryan Gosling, Canadian actor (The Notebook, Drive), born in London, Ontario


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