Regina in History

Saskatchewan: Saskatoon

Historical Events

  • 1910-09-06 Saskatchewan (then Regina) Roughrider football club formed
  • 1910-09-13 Regina Rugby Club forms
  • 1910-10-01 Regina Rugby Club (to become CFL Saskatchewan Roughriders) plays first game, losing to Moose Jaw Tigers, 16-6
  • 1913-10-04 Freddy Wilson of Regina Roughriders kicks 10 singles in 21-3 win over Saskatoon Rugby Club
  • 1922-03-11 Western Hockey Championship: Vancouver Millionaires (PCHA) sweep Regina Capitals, in 2 games
  • 1923-12-01 Grey Cup, Varsity Stadium, Toronto: Queen's University retains title with 54-0 win over Regina Rugby Club; biggest Grey Cup victory margin ever
  • 1928-08-25 Tri-City Rugby Football Union forms consisting of Moose Jaw, Regina & Winnipeg
  • 1928-12-01 CFL Grey Cup, AAA Grounds, Hamilton: Hamilton Tigers win 3rd Cup with 30-0 shutout of Regina Roughriders
  • 1929-11-30 CFL Grey Cup, AAA Grounds, Hamilton: Hamilton Tigers take their 4th title; beat Regina Roughriders, 14-3
  • 1930-12-06 CFL Grey Cup, Varsity Stadium, Toronto: Toronto Balmy Beach win their 2nd and final title; defeat Regina Roughriders, 11-6
  • 1931-12-05 CFL Grey Cup, Molson Stadium, Montreal: Montreal AAA Winged Wheelers shutout Regina Roughriders, 22-0 for their first title
  • 1932-12-03 CFL Grey Cup, AAA Grounds, Hamilton: Hamilton Tigers defeat Regina Roughriders, 25-6 for their 5th Championship
  • 1934-11-24 CFL Grey Cup: Sarnia Imperials win their first Championship with a 20-12 win over Regina Roughriders
  • 1995-11-19 CFL Grey Cup, Taylor Field, Regina: Baltimore Stallions become only American-based team ever to win Grey Cup; defeat Calgary Stampeders, 37-20
  • 2003-11-16 CFL Grey Cup, Taylor Field, Regina: Edmonton Eskimos reverse previous year result; beat Montreal Alouettes, 34-22 for 12th title
  • 2013-11-24 CFL Grey Cup, Taylor Field, Regina: Saskatchewan Roughriders win 4th title; defeat Hamilton Tiger-Cats, 45-23; Roughriders running back Kory Sheets MVP, sets Grey Cup record rushing for 197 yards with 2 TDs

Famous Birthdays

  • 1926-02-11 Leslie Nielsen, Canadian actor (Spy Hard, Forbidden Planet, Naked Gun), born in Regina, Saskatchewan (d. 2010)
  • 1938-03-31 Bill Hicke, Canadian NHL right wing (3-time NHL All Star), born in Regina, Saskatchewan (d. 2005)
  • 1941-11-18 Peter Pocklington, Canadian NHL team owner (Edmonton Oiler), born in Regina, Saskatchewan
  • 1949-10-05 Ralph Goodale, Canadian politician (Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness), born in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
  • 1963-01-15 Richard Nasheim, Canadian-Austrian ice hockey coach and forward (Team Austria 1998), born in Regina, Canada
  • 1965-02-21 Jayson Meyer, Canadian hockey defenseman (Team Germany), born in Regina, Canada
  • 1965-11-17 Grant Connell, Regina Saskatchawan, tennis player (Olympics 1996)
  • 1967-09-25 Kim Issel, Canadian ice hockey player, born in Regina, Canada
  • 1968-12-30 Kevin Dahl, Regina, NHL defenseman (Calgary Flames)
  • 1969-08-15 James Black, Regina, NHL center (Chicago Blackhawks)
  • 1970-12-12 Regina Hall, American actress (Scary Movie), born in Washington D. C.
  • 1971-05-07 Dave Karpa, Canadian NHL defenseman (Anaheim Mighty Ducks), born in Regina, Saskatchewan
  • 1971-06-29 Mike Sillinger, Canadian NHL right wing (Vanc Canucks, Anaheim Ducks), born in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
  • 1982-04-18 Scott Hartnell, Canadian NHL hockey player, born in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
  • 1983-11-29 Tanner Glass, Canadian ice hockey player, born in Regina, Canada
  • 1985-09-22 Tatiana Maslany, Canadian actress (Orphan Black), born in Regina, Saskatchewan