Saskatoon in History

Saskatchewan: Regina

Historical Events

  • 1913-10-04 Freddy Wilson of Regina Roughriders kicks 10 singles in 21-3 win over Saskatoon Rugby Club
  • 2001-09-01 Jockey Tim Moccasin caps a streak of 14 consecutive victories, a North American record, at Marquis Downs in Saskatoon, Canada aboard Intricate Stitch in the 5th race

Famous Birthdays

  • 1915-05-03 Stu Hart, Canadian professional wrestler and trainer, born in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada (d. 2003)
  • 1948-08-19 Susan Jacks (Susan Pesklevits) Saskatoon Canada, singer and songwriter
  • 1954-04-17 Roddy Piper, Canadian professional wrestler, born in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada (d. 2015)
  • 1954-05-16 Dafydd "Dave" Williams, Canadian physician and astronaut (sk: STS 90), born in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
  • 1966-03-22 Todd Ewen, Saskatoon, NHL right wing (Anaheim Mighty Ducks)
  • 1968-04-30 Richard Pilon, Saskatoon, NHL defenseman (NY Islanders)
  • 1970-10-17 Tasha Tsang, Saskatoon Saskatchwan, rower (Olympics 1996)
  • 1970-11-30 Corrina Kennedy, Saskatoon Saskatchawan, kayaker (Olympics 1996)
  • 1971-06-11 Duane Dmytryshyn, CFL receiver (Toronto Argonauts), born in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
  • 1971-08-06 Mike Bales, Saskatoon, NHL goalie (Ottawa Senators)
  • 1973-04-17 Gene Makowsky, Canadian football offensive linebacker (Saskatchewan Roughriders), born in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
  • 1973-05-18 Darren Van Impe, Saskatoon, NHL defenseman (Anaheim Mighty Ducks)
  • 1975-11-06 Mike Maurer, Canadian CFL fullback (Saskatchewan Roughriders), born in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
  • 1977-06-11 Shane Meier, Canadian actor (The Matthew Shepard Story), born in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada