Canadian History (Part 10)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 901 - 1,000 of 1,891

  • 1954-09-01 Dave Lumley, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1954-10-05 Duncan Regehr, Alberta Canada, actor (Wizards & Warriors)
  • 1954-10-15 Kip Byrne, Canadian Tour golfer (Mich State Jr-1970-71), born in Detroit, Michigan
  • 1954-10-21 Brian Tobin, Canadian premier of Newfoundland
  • 1954-12-28 Tony Rosato, Canadian comedian (SCTV, Saturday Night Live), born in Naples, Italy (d. 2017)
  • 1955-01-27 Brian Engblom, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1955-02-13 Scott Smith, Canadian rock bassist (Loverboy), born in Winnipeg, Manitoba (d. 2000)
  • 1955-02-18 Raymond Rougeau, Canadian professional wrestler
  • 1955-02-22 Tim Young, Scarborough, Ontario, Canadian ice hockey player (Minnesota North Stars)
  • 1955-03-08 Don Ashby, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 1981)
  • 1955-03-24 Doug Jarvis, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1955-03-26 Danny Arndt, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1955-04-06 Keith Hunter Jesperson, Canadian-born serial killer
  • 1955-04-29 Gino Quilico, Canadian baritone
  • 1955-06-23 Pierre Corbeil, Canadian politician
  • 1955-07-02 Kevin Michael Grace, Canadian journalist
  • 1955-07-17 Christopher Chappell, Former Canadian Cricketer
  • 1955-08-06 Tom Inskeep, Bluffton Ind, Canadian Tour golfer
  • 1955-08-11 Marc Bureau, French Canadian politician
  • 1955-09-09 John Kricfalusi, Canadian animator
  • 1955-09-22 Jerry Anderson, Canadian Tour golfer (Quebec Open-1982, 83), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1955-09-28 Stéphane Dion, Canadian politician
  • 1955-10-09 Linwood Boomer, actor (Adam-Little House on the Prairie), born in Vancouver, Canada
  • 1955-10-12 Jane Siberry, Canadian musician (Mimi on the beach), born in Toronto, Canada
  • 1955-10-19 Nino DeFranco, Canadian musician (The DeFranco Family)
  • 1955-11-09 Bob Nault, French Canadian politician
  • 1955-11-16 Pierre Larouche, Canadian National Hockey League player
  • 1955-11-17 Dennis Maruk, Canadian hockey player
  • 1955-11-27 Pierre Mondou, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1955-12-03 Melody Anderson, Canadian actress (Flash Gordon), born in Edmonton, Alberta
  • 1955-12-04 Dave Taylor, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1955-12-25 Alannah Myles, Canadian singer
  • 1956-01-14 Ben Heppner, Canadian singer
  • 1956-01-16 Jennifer Dale, Canadian actress
  • 1956-02-01 Mike Kitchen, Canadian ice hockey player and coach
  • 1956-02-28 Jimmy Nicholl, Canadian-born Northern Irish footballer
  • 1956-02-29 Bob Speller, Canadian politician
  • 1956-03-08 John Kapelos, Canadian actor
  • 1956-05-03 Marc Bellemare, French Canadian lawyer and politician
  • 1956-05-07 Jean Lapierre, Canadian politician and television host
  • 1956-05-09 Wendy Crewson, Canadian actress
  • 1956-05-11 Theresa Burke, Canadian journalist
  • 1956-05-12 Bernie Federko, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1956-05-17 Dave Sim, Canadian cartoonist
  • 1956-07-15 Kathy Kreiner, Canadian giant slalom (Olympic gold 1976)
  • 1956-07-20 Jim Prentice, Canadian politician
  • 1956-08-15 Lorraine Desmarais, French-Canadian jazz pianist and composer
  • 1956-08-29 Kelly Murray, Canadian Tour golfer (985 Alberta Open), born in Vancouver, Canada
  • 1956-09-02 Mario Tremblay, Canadian hockey player and coach
  • 1956-11-22 Lawrence Gowan, Canadian singer (Styx)
  • 1956-11-26 Don Lake, Canadian television writer
  • 1957-02-17 Loreena McKennitt, Canadian musician
  • 1957-02-20 Glen Hanlon, Canadian ice hockey coach
  • 1957-02-27 Danny Antonucci, Canadian animator
  • 1957-04-14 Lothaire Bluteau, Canadian actor
  • 1957-04-27 Michel Barrette, Canadian actor and stand-up comedian
  • 1957-05-26 François Legault, French Canadian politician
  • 1957-06-11 Bruce Plummer, Canadian Tour golfer (1994 West Coast), born in Seattle, Washington
  • 1957-07-02 Brett "the Hitman" Hart, Canadian WWF champion, born in Alberta
  • 1957-07-05 Doug Wilson, Canadian hockey player
  • 1957-07-06 Ron Duguay, Canadian hockey player (NY Rangers, Detroit Red Wings)
  • 1957-07-20 Merlina Defranco, Canadian musician (The DeFranco Family)
  • 1957-08-01 Glen Gorbous, Canadian baseball player who holds the record for the longest throw of a regulation baseball (445'10"), born in Drumheller, Alberta (d. 1990)
  • 1957-08-20 Cindy Nicholas, Canadian swimmer (swam English Channel 19 times)

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1957-08-26 Rick Hansen, Canadian paraplegic athlete (3 gold medals), born in Port Alberni, British Columbia

Paralympian and Philanthropist Rick Hansen
Paralympian and Philanthropist
Rick Hansen
  • 1957-09-06 Michaëlle Jean, 27th Governor-General of Canada
  • 1957-10-10 Craig Marseilles, Canadian Tour golfer (1995 Gold Coast), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1957-11-30 Joël Champetier, French Canadian author
  • 1957-11-30 Colin Mochrie, Scottish-born Canadian comedian
  • 1957-12-12 Robert Lepage, French Canadian playwright
  • 1957-12-15 Mario Marois, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1957-12-18 John Webster, Canadian rocker (Red Rider)
  • 1957-12-22 Carole James, Canadian politician
  • 1957-12-23 Dan Bigras, Canadian singer
  • 1958-02-13 Marc Emery, Canadian cannabis activist
  • 1958-03-17 Pat Bolland, Canadian Broadcaster
  • 1958-03-30 Maurice LaMarche, Canadian voice actor
  • 1958-06-17 Sam Hamad, Syrian-born Canadian politician
  • 1958-07-03 Matthew Fraser, Canadian-British journalist
  • 1958-07-12 Tonya Lee Williams, Canadian actress
  • 1958-07-16 Pierre Roland Renoir, Canadian artist
  • 1958-07-26 Angela Hewitt, Canadian classical pianist
  • 1958-07-28 Terry Fox [Terrance Stanley], Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canadian one-legged marathoner (1980 Marathon of Hope)
  • 1958-08-20 Patricia Rozema, Canadian film director and screenwriter
  • 1958-08-27 Normand Brathwaite, Canadian comedian and television and radio host
  • 1958-09-04 Ray Freeman, Canadian Tour golfer (1992 Coast Carolina), born in Greensboro, North Carolina
  • 1958-09-20 Marty Schiene, Canadian Tour golfer (1992 Illinois Open), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1958-10-17 France ice hockey forward (Canada, Oly-98), born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • 1958-11-21 Frank Edmonds, Thunder Bay Ont, Canadian Tour golfer (1989 Alberta)
  • 1959-02-13 Gord Hampson, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1959-02-25 Carl Marotte, Canadian actor
  • 1959-03-26 David Delong, Canadian Tour golfer (1988 BC Open), born in Portland, Oregon
  • 1959-03-29 Barry Blanchard, Canadian mountaineer
  • 1959-04-21 Michael Timmins, Canadian musician (Cowboy Junkies)
  • 1959-04-27 Louis Lortie, French Canadian concert pianist

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1959-04-30 Paul Gross, Canadian actor (Constable Benton Fraser - Due South), director, and writer (Passchendaele), born in Calgary, Alberta

Actor and Director Paul Gross
Actor and Director
Paul Gross

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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
  • 1959-05-06 Scott Hood, Canadian Tour golfer (1989 Montana Open-2nd), born in Seattle, Washington
  • 1959-05-30 Claudia Alexander, Canadian-born American NASA Scientist (led Galileo mission to Jupiter), born in Vancouver, British Columbia (d. 2015)

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