Canadian History (Part 12)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1101 - 1,200 of 2,069

  • 1958-11-21 Frank Edmonds, Canadian Tour golfer (1989 Alberta), born in Thunder Bay, Ontario
  • 1958-12-25 Alannah Myles, Canadian singer-songwriter and actress (Rockinghorse, Black Velvet), born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • 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, born in Calgary, Alberta, Canada
  • 1959-04-10 Yvan Loubier, Canadian politician and one of founders of the Bloc Québécois, born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1959-04-21 Michael Timmins, Canadian musician (Cowboy Junkies)
  • 1959-04-27 Louis Lortie, French-Canadian concert pianist, born in Montreal

Person of interestPaul Gross

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

Person of interestStephen Harper

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, born in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
  • 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)
  • 1959-06-23 Danny Sharp, Canadian Tour golfer (1986 Quinte Festival), born in Hamilton, Ontario
  • 1959-06-26 Mark McKinney, Canadian comedian and actor (The Kids in the Hall), born in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
  • 1959-06-30 Michel Dion, Canadian Rifle shooter (Olympics 24-92, 96), born in Quebec City, Québec
  • 1959-07-21 Stuart Young-Black, Cheshire England, Canadian equestrian (Olympics 1996)
  • 1959-08-10 Florent Vollant, Innu-Canadian musician (Kashtin)
  • 1959-08-21 Richard Zokol, Canadian Tour golfer (1982 BC Open), born in Kitimat, Canada
  • 1959-08-26 Jim Rutledge, Canadian golfer (1995 Indian Open), born in Victoria, British Columbia

Person of interestChris Hadfield

1959-08-29 Chris Hadfield, Canadian astronaut (STS 74, sk: 99), born in Sarnia, Ontario

Astronaut Chris Hadfield
Astronaut
Chris Hadfield
  • 1959-08-31 Tony DeFranco, Canadian musician (The DeFranco Family)
  • 1959-09-28 Ron Fellows, Canadian race car driver
  • 1959-10-07 Jean-Marc Fournier, French-Canadian politician

Person of interestBryan Adams

1959-11-05 Bryan Adams, Canadian singer (Heaven), born in Kingston, Ontario

Singer Bryan Adams
Singer
Bryan Adams
  • 1959-12-30 Josée Verner, French Canadian politician
  • 1960-01-09 Lisa Walters, Canadian LPGA golfer (Itoki Hawaiian-1992, 93), born in Prince Rupert British Columbia
  • 1960-01-10 Benoît Pelletier, Canadian politician
  • 1960-01-12 Oliver Platt, Canadian actor
  • 1960-02-02 Lee Chill, Canadian Tour golfer (1977 Ohio Jr), born in Cleveland Ohio
  • 1960-02-14 Meg Tilly, Canadian–American actress (Big Chill, Impulse), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1960-02-28 Dorothy Stratten [Hoogstraten], Canadian playmate (August, 1979), model and actress (Galixina), born in Vancouver, British Columbia (d. 1980)
  • 1960-03-16 Duane Sutter, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1960-04-03 Marie Denise Pelletier, Canadian singer (Entre la tête et le cœur), born in Montréal, Québec, Canada
  • 1960-04-04 Bev Smith, Canadian basketball forward (Olympics 1996), born in Salmon Arm, Canada

Person of interestRon MacLean

1960-04-12 Ron MacLean, Canadian sportscaster (Hockey Night in Canada), born in Zweibrücken, Germany

CBC Sportscaster Ron MacLean
CBC Sportscaster
Ron MacLean
  • 1960-04-29 Robert J. Sawyer, Canadian writer
  • 1960-05-18 Tom Jackson, Oakville Ont, Canadian Tour golfer (1991 CPGA Winter)
  • 1960-06-09 Steve Paikin, Canadian journalist
  • 1960-07-05 Brad Loree, Canadian actor and stunt performer
  • 1960-07-25 Alain Robidoux, Canadian snooker player
  • 1960-08-23 Chris Potter, Canadian actor
  • 1960-09-14 Callum Keith Rennie, Canadian actor
  • 1960-09-17 Hank Baran, Canadian Tour golfer (1988 Won Mexican), born in San Diego, California
  • 1960-09-21 David James Elliott, Canadian actor (Seinfeld, Lt Harmon Rabb-Jag), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1960-09-25 Sonia Benezra, Canadian television host
  • 1960-09-28 Derek James, Canadian Tour golfer (1994 Infiniti), born in Durban, South Africa
  • 1960-10-02 Al Connelly, Canadian Musician/Songwriter
  • 1960-10-19 Dawn Coe-Jones, Canadian LPGA golfer (3 LPGA wins), born in Campbell River, British Colombia (d. 2016)
  • 1960-10-25 Kelli McMullen-Temple, Canadian equestrian (Olympics 1996), born in Columbus, Ohio
  • 1960-11-20 Marc Labrèche, Canadian actor and television host
  • 1960-12-05 Darryl James,Canadian Tour golfer (Glenco-1992, 93), born in Kamloops, British Columbia
  • 1960-12-11 Danny Mijovic, Canadian Tour golfer (1984 Mexican), born in Belgrade, Yugoslavia
  • 1960-12-20 Nalo Hopkinson, Canadian writer
  • 1961-01-15 Yves P. Pelletier, Canadian comedian and film director
  • 1961-01-27 Jean-Paul Banos, Lavelanet France, Canada sabre (Olympic 9/10-88, 92, 96)
  • 1961-02-12 Jim Harris, Canadian author, environmentalist, and politician, born in Toronto, Canada
  • 1961-03-04 Roger Wessels, Port Elizabeth South Africa, golfer (1994 Canadian Masters)
  • 1961-03-11 Bruce Watson, Ontario Canada, rock guitarist (Big Country-Wonderland)
  • 1961-03-11 Elias Koteas, Canadian actor
  • 1961-03-30 Doug Wickenheiser, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 1999)
  • 1961-04-18 Ian Doig, Seaforth Ont, Canadian Tour golfer (1985 Florida Classic)
  • 1961-04-26 Matt Cole, Canadian Tour golfer (1990 Space Coast), born in Stratford, Ontario
  • 1961-05-08 David Winning, Canadian film director
  • 1961-05-12 Bruce McCulloch, Canadian actor (The Kids in the Hall), born in Edmonton, Alberta
  • 1961-05-14 Alain Vigneault, Canadian ice hockey coach
  • 1961-05-16 Kevin McDonald, Canadian comedian and actor

Person of interestMichael J. Fox

1961-06-09 Michael J. Fox, Canadian actor, author, comedian and activist (Family Ties, Back to the Future, Teen Wolf), born in Edmonton, Alberta

  • 1961-07-17 Jonathan Potts, Canadian actor
  • 1961-07-23 André Ducharme, Canadian (Québécois) humorist (Rock et Belles Oreilles) and author
  • 1961-08-19 Danuta Bartoszek, Pyrzyce Poland, Canadian marathoner (Olympics 1996)
  • 1961-09-03 Brian Thomas Kamm, PGA golfer (1994 Bell Canadian-6th), born in Rochester, New York
  • 1961-09-03 Greg Petersen, Canadian Tour golfer (1993 Klondike-6th), born in Iowa City, Iowa
  • 1961-09-05 Marc-André Hamelin, Canadian pianist, born in Montreal, Canada
  • 1961-10-27 Rick Gibson, Canadian Tour golfer (1990 CPGA), born in Calgary, Alberta
  • 1961-11-02 K.D. Lang [Kathy Dawn], Canadian country singer, born in Consort, Alberta
  • 1961-12-10 Mark McKoy, Canadian track star (world record 50m indoor)
  • 1961-12-18 Brian Orser, Canadian figure skater (Olympic silver 1988)
  • 1961-12-30 Ben Johnson, Canadian 100m runner (Olympic gold 1988-disqualified), born in Falmouth, Jamaica
  • 1961-12-30 Douglas Coupland, Canadian author
  • 1962-01-10 Michael Fortier, Canadian politician
  • 1962-01-17 Jim Carrey, Canadian-American actor (Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Dumb & Dumber, The Mask), born in Ontario Canada
  • 1962-02-04 Michael Riley, Canadian actor
  • 1962-02-28 Angela Bailey, England, Canadian 4X100m relayer (Olympic silver 1984)
  • 1962-03-02 Philip Jonas, Canadian Tour golfer (1993 Payless-2nd), born in Johannesburg, South Africa
  • 1962-03-24 Angèle Dubeau, Canadian violinist
  • 1962-04-03 Nancy Filteau, Canadian athlete, 72k judoka (Olympics 1996), born in Swift Current, Saskatchewan
  • 1962-05-02 Nancy Harvey, Canadian LPGA golfer (1995 Youngstown-11th), born in Swift Current, Saskatchewan, Canada
  • 1962-06-02 Laura Witvoet, Alberta Canada, LPGA golfer (1995 LPGA Corning-52nd)
  • 1962-06-19 Phillip Hatchett, Russellville Ky, Canadian Tour golfer (1991 Quebec)
  • 1962-07-19 Brad Wilson, Pomona California, Canadian Tour golfer (1993 9 Pro-Am)
  • 1962-07-22 Martine St. Clair, Canadian singer
  • 1962-08-08 Charmaine Crooks, Canadian 800m runner (Olympics 1984, 88, 92, 96), born in Mandeville, Jamaica
  • 1962-08-13 Adam Kase, Socorro NM, Canadian Tour golfer (1989 Alberta Open-3rd)
  • 1962-08-20 Robert Meyer, Canadian Tour golfer (1994 Morningstar), born in Sacramento, California
  • 1962-08-23 Martin Cauchon, Canadian politician
  • 1962-09-05 Beth Underhill, Canadian equestrian jumper (Olympics 26-92, 96), born in Georgetown, Ontario
  • 1962-09-24 Arden Knoll, Canadian Tour golfer (1994 Klondike-2nd), born in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
  • 1962-09-24 Nia Vardalos, Canadian American actress (My Big Fat Greek Wedding), born in Winnipeg, Manitoba

Famous Weddings


Famous Divorces


Famous Deaths