Quebec in History (Part 3)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 201 - 300 of 493

  • 1931-06-27 Charles Bronfman, Canadian-American CEO (Seagrams, Montreal Expos) and philanthropist, born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1931-07-06 Jean Campeau, French Canadian businessman and politician, born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1931-07-23 Guy Fournier, French Canadian author and screenwriter, born in Waterloo, Quebec
  • 1931-08-29 Lise Payette, Quebec politician, writer and columnist, born in Verdun, Quebec, Canada

Person of interestJean Béliveau

1931-08-31 Jean Béliveau, Canadian Hockey Hall of Fame center (Hart Trophy 1956, 64; Art Ross Trophy 1956; Conn Smythe Trophy 1965; record 17 Stanley Cups), born in Trois-Rivieres Quebec (d. 2014)

NHL Legend Jean Béliveau
NHL Legend
Jean Béliveau
  • 1932-05-19 Claude Blanchard, French-Canadian singer, comedian and actor, born in Joliette, Canada (d. 2006)
  • 1932-08-09 John Gomery, Canadian jurist, born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1932-09-24 Dominique Michel, French-Canadian comedian, born in Sorel-Tracy, Quebec, Canada
  • 1933-03-29 Jacques Brault, French Canadian poet (Quand nous serons heureux - When we are happy), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1933-07-14 Robert Bourassa, Prime Minister of Quebec province (1970-76, 85-93), born in Montreal, Quebec (d. 1996)
  • 1933-10-12 Guido Molinari, Canadian painter, born in Montreal, Quebec (d. 2004)
  • 1933-10-13 Raynald Fréchette, Quebec politician and judge, born in Asbestos, Quebec (d. 2007)

Person of interestJean Chretien

1934-01-11 Jean Chrétien, 20th Prime Minister of Canada (Liberal: 1993-2003), born in Shawinigan, Quebec

20th Prime Minister of Canada Jean Chretien
20th Prime Minister of Canada
Jean Chretien
  • 1934-01-23 Pierre Bourgault, Quebec politician & essayist, born in East Angus, Canada (d. 2003)
  • 1934-01-26 Roger Landry, Quebec businessman and newspaper publisher
  • 1934-09-08 Rodrigue Biron, Canadian politician, born in Sainte-Croix, Quebec
  • 1934-09-11 Oliver Jones, Canadian jazz pianist and composer, born in Little Burgundy, Montreal, Quebec

Person of interestLeonard Cohen

1934-09-21 Leonard Cohen, Canadian writer and singer-songwriter ("Hallelujah"; Death of Ladies Man), born in Montreal, Quebec (d. 2016)

Singer-songwriter and writer Leonard Cohen
Singer-songwriter and writer
Leonard Cohen
  • 1935-05-22 Ron Piché, Quebec baseball player (Milwaukee Braves), born in Verdun, Quebec, Canada (d. 2011)
  • 1935-07-31 Yvon Deschamps, French-Canadian author and humorist, born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1935-08-03 Vic Vogel, Hungarian-Canadian pianist, composer and bandleader, born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1935-08-28 Gilles Rocheleau, French Canadian politician, born in Hull, Quebec, Canada (d. 1998)
  • 1935-09-24 Barbara Brilliant, Canadian TV host and journalist, born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1935-10-10 André Bureau, French Canadian lawyer and communications executive, born in Trois-Rivières, Quebec, Canada
  • 1935-12-06 Jean Lapointe, Quebec comedian, singer and senator
  • 1936-04-22 Pierre Hétu, French Canadian conductor and pianist, born in Montreal, Quebec (d. 1998)
  • 1936-05-06 Bernard Lemaire, French Canadian businessman (Cascades), born in Drummondville, Quebec
  • 1937-03-09 Bernard Landry, Premier of Quebec (2001-2003), born in Saint-Jacques, Quebec, Canada
  • 1937-05-07 Claude Raymond, Quebec baseball player, born in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec

Person of interestRoch Carrier

1937-05-13 Roch Carrier, Canadian novelist (The Hockey Sweater), born in Sainte-Justine, Quebec

Novelist and Author of
Novelist and Author of "Contes"
Roch Carrier
  • 1937-06-04 Mortimer Zuckerman, Canadian-American media proprietor and CEO (US News & World Report, NY Daily News), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1937-07-12 Michel Louvain, French Canadian singer (Buenas Noches Mi Amor), born in Quebec, Canada
  • 1938-02-22 Pierre Vallières, French-Canadian politician, born in Montreal, Quebec (d. 1995)
  • 1938-05-06 Jean Garon, Quebec economist and politician, born in Saint-Michel, Quebec (d. 2014)
  • 1938-07-29 Jean Rochon, Quebec politician
  • 1938-08-02 Pierre de Bané, French Canadian politician (Senator for De la Vallière, Quebec), born in Haifa, British Mandate for Palestine
  • 1938-08-08 Jacques Hétu, Canadian composer, born in Trois-Rivières, Quebec (d. 2010)
  • 1938-08-12 Jean-Paul L'Allier, Canadian Mayor of Quebec
  • 1938-11-13 Gérald Godin, French-Canadian poet and politician, born in Trois-Rivières, Quebec (d. 1994)
  • 1938-12-22 Lucien Bouchard, French-Canadian lawyer & politician, born in Saint-Cœur-de-Marie, Quebec

Person of interestBrian Mulroney

1939-03-20 Brian Mulroney, 18th Prime Minister of Canada (1984-93), born in Baie-Comeau, Quebec

18th Prime Minister of Canada Brian Mulroney
18th Prime Minister of Canada
Brian Mulroney
  • 1939-04-02 Lise Thibault, 27th Lieutenant-Governor of Quebec, born in Saint-Roch-de-l'Achigan, Quebec
  • 1939-04-27 Jerry Mercer, Canadian rock drummer (April Wine), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1939-05-07 Sidney Altman, Canadian-American molecular biologist (Nobel 1989), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1939-06-10 Alexandra Stewart, actress (In Praise of Older Women), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1939-07-17 Andrée Champagne, French Canadian actress and politician, born in Saint-Hyacinthe, Quebec
  • 1939-10-05 Marie-Claire Blais, French Canadian author and playwright, born in Quebec, Canada
  • 1939-12-02 Francis Fox, Canadian politician (member of the Senate of Canada), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1940-01-10 Guy Chevrette, Quebec politician, born in Québec, Canada
  • 1940-04-16 Benoît Bouchard, French-Canadian public official and former politician, born in Roberval, Quebec
  • 1940-08-24 Francine Lalonde, Canadian politician (Member of Parliament for La Pointe-de-l'Île), born in Saint-Hyacinthe, Quebec
  • 1940-11-12 Michel Audet, Quebec economist and politician
  • 1940-11-13 Daniel Pilon, Canadian actor, born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1940-12-06 Lawrence Bergman, Canadian politician, born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1940-12-23 Robert Labine, French-Canadian politician, born in Québec, Canada
  • 1941-01-09 Gilles Vaillancourt, Canadian politician, born in Laval-des-Rapides, Quebec
  • 1941-01-18 Denise Bombardier, Quebec journalist, television host and novelist, born in Montreal, Canada
  • 1941-01-20 Pierre Lalonde, Canadian singer and television host, born in Montreal, Quebec (d. 2016)
  • 1941-03-26 Yvon Marcoux, Quebec politician, born in Lévis, Quebec
  • 1941-06-25 Denys Arcand, French Canadian film director (Jesus of Montreal), born in Deschambault, Quebec, Canada
  • 1941-06-26 Yves Beauchemin, Canadian novelist (L'enfirouapé), born in Rouyn-Noranda, Quebec
  • 1941-07-01 Rod Gilbert, Canadian Hockey Hall of Fame right-wing (NY Rangers), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1941-07-10 Jake Eberts, Canadian film producer (Chariots of Fire, Dances with Wolves), born in Montreal, Quebec (d. 2012)
  • 1941-08-12 Réjean Ducharme, Quebec novelist and playwright
  • 1941-09-27 Serge Ménard, Québécois politician
  • 1942-01-16 René Angélil, Canadian music executive, actor and director (Omertà, L'apparition), and husband of Céline Dion, born in Montréal, Québec (d. 2016)
  • 1942-02-27 Michel Forget, French Canadian actor, born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1942-04-10 Nick Auf der Maur, Canadian journalist and politician, born in Montreal, Quebec (d. 1998)
  • 1942-05-29 Pierre Bourque, Canadian politician (40th Mayor of Montreal), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1942-06-25 Michel Tremblay, Canadian novelist and playwright (Les Belles-Sœurs), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1942-06-27 Frank Mills, Canadian pianist, composer and arranger (Music Box Dancer), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1942-07-01 Geneviève Bujold, Canadian actress (King of Hearts, Choose Me, Coma), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1942-08-01 André Gagnon, French Canadian pianist and composer, born in Saint-Pacôme-de-Kamouraska, Quebec, Canada
  • 1942-09-20 Gérald Tremblay, Québec politician (41st Mayor of Montreal), born in Ottawa, Ontario
  • 1943-07-30 Henri-François Gautrin, Quebec politician, born in Béthune, France
  • 1943-09-11 Raymond Villeneuve, Canadian terrorist (founding member of the Front de libération du Québec)
  • 1943-12-21 André Arthur, Canadian radio host & politician, born in Quebec City, Canada
  • 1944-01-10 Bernard Derome, Canadian broadcaster (Le Téléjournal), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1944-06-25 Robert Charlebois, Canadian singer and composer, born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1944-08-25 Conrad Black, Canadian-born British newspaper magnate, born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1944-12-04 Anna McGarrigle, Canadian folk music singer-songwriter, born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1944-12-12 Jean Doré, Canadian politician (39th Mayor of Montreal), born in Montreal, Quebec (d. 2015)
  • 1945-04-26 Sylvain Simard, Canadian politician (Parti Québécois), born in Chicoutimi, Quebec, Canada
  • 1945-10-24 Gérald Larose, Quebec labour union executive, born in Ham-Nord, Quebec
  • 1946-01-10 Alexis Nihon Jr, Canadian-born wrestler (Olympics 1968), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1946-01-17 Michèle Deslauriers, Quebec actress, born in Quebec, Canada
  • 1946-02-06 Kate McGarrigle, Canadian folk music singer-songwriter, born in Montreal, Quebec (d. 2010)
  • 1946-04-20 Julien Poulin, French-Canadian actor (Elvis Gratton: Le king des kings), born in Montréal, Québec
  • 1946-04-22 Louise Harel, Quebec politician and City Councillor for Maisonneuve–Longue-Pointe, born in Sainte-Thérèse-de-Blainville, Quebec
  • 1946-05-08 André Boulerice, Quebec politician
  • 1946-05-11 Plume Latraverse, Quebec singer and musician
  • 1946-07-05 Pierre-Marc Johnson, Québéc lawyer, physician and politician (24th Premier of Quebec), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1946-08-26 Chantal Renaud, Québécoise yé-yé singer, songwriter, actress and writer, born in Quebec, Canada
  • 1946-10-05 Jean Perron, Canadian ice hockey coach, born in Saint-Isidore-d'Auckland, Quebec, Canada
  • 1946-12-05 Andy Kim [Andrew Joachim], Canadian rocker (Baby, I Love You), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1947-05-30 Jocelyne Bourassa, Canadian golfer (Canadian Open 1973), born in Shawinigan, Quebec
  • 1948-01-15 Tommy Nolan, Canadian actor (Jody-Buckskin), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1948-01-26 Laurence "Corky" Laing, Canadian rock drummer and songwriter (Mountain, Cork), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1948-04-03 Arlette Cousture, French-Canadian writer (Les filles de Caleb), born in Saint-Lambert, Quebec, Canada
  • 1948-04-20 Rémy Trudel, French Canadian politician, born in Sainte-Thècle, Quebec, Canada

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