Canadian History (Part 17)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1601 - 1,700 of 2,178

  • 1970-08-22 Jean-Michel Bombardier, Canadian pair skater (1995, 96 Can), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1970-08-28 Gavin Maxwell, Canadian canoeist (Olympics 1996), born in Mississauga, Ontario
  • 1970-08-31 Zack Ward, Canadian actor
  • 1970-09-21 Michael O'Shea, Canadian CFL linebacker (Toronto Argonauts), born in North Bay, Ontario
  • 1970-10-25 Ed Robertson, Canadian musician (Barenaked Ladies), born in Scarborough, Ontario
  • 1970-11-15 Lesley Reddon, ice hockey goalie (Canada, Olympics 1998)
  • 1970-11-27 Patricia Zentilli, Canadian actress (Lexx), born in Kingston, Ontario
  • 1970-12-03 Laura Schuler, Canadian ice hockey forward and coach (World C'ship gold 1990, 92, 97; coach Dartmouth College), born in Scarborough, Ontario
  • 1970-12-15 Michael Shanks, Canadian actor and director (Stargate), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • 1970-12-19 Jon Cleveland, Canadian 100m/200m swimmer (Olympic bronze 1992, 96), born in Fresno, California
  • 1970-12-20 Nicole DeBoer, Canadian actress, born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1970-12-22 Ted Cruz [Rafael Edward], Canadian-born US politician (Senate-R-Texas 2013-), born in Calgary. Alberta
  • 1970-12-31 Michel Brunet, Canadian ice dancer (1996 Canadians-2nd), born in Gatineau, Quebec
  • 1971-01-09 Hal Niedzviecki, Canadian novelist & cultural critic, born in Brockville, Canada
  • 1971-01-18 Seamus O'Regan, Canadian politician & television personality, born in St. John's, Canada
  • 1971-02-17 Martyn Bennett [-Knight], Canadian-Scottish celtic-fusion piper, pianist, and composer, born in St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador (d. 2005)
  • 1971-02-23 Don Maxwell, Canadian cricketer, born in Bridgetown, Barbados
  • 1971-02-28 Peter Stebbings, Canadian actor
  • 1971-03-23 Yasmeen Ghauri, Canadian model (Valentino Perfume), born in Montreal, Canada
  • 1971-03-27 Nathan Fillion, Canadian actor (Castle), born in Edmonton, Alberta
  • 1971-04-04 Yanic Perreault, Canadian NHL ice hockey center, 1994-2008 (Los Angeles Kings, Toronto Maple Leafs, and 4 other teams), born in Sherbrooke, Canada
  • 1971-04-07 Victor Kraatz, Canadian ice dancer (1995 World Champs-4th), born in Berlin, West Germany
  • 1971-04-09 Jacques Villeneuve, Canadian auto racer (World F1 champion 1997; Indianapolis 500 1995; Indy Car World Series 1995), born in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec
  • 1971-04-12 Kent Manderville, Canadian ice hockey player (Edmonton Oilers), born in Edmonton, Canada
  • 1971-04-15 Guivi Sissaouri, Canada freestyle wrestler (Olympic silver 1996), born in Tbilisi, Georgia
  • 1971-04-28 Mihai Apostal, Bucharest Romania, Canadian kayaker (Olympics 1996)
  • 1971-05-04 Steve Glenn, Canadian football linebacker (BC Lions), born in Ottawa, Ontario
  • 1971-05-24 Paul Ragusa, Canadian 48 kg freestyle wrestler (Olympics 1996), born in Bülach, Switzerland
  • 1971-06-12 David Defiagbon, Nigerian-Canadian boxer (Olympic silver 1996), born in Sapele, Delta State, Nigeria (d. 2018)
  • 1971-06-15 Bif Naked [Beth Torbert], Canadian singer-songwriter ("Spaceman") and actress, born in New Delhi, India
  • 1971-06-29 Matthew Good, Canadian musician (Matthew Good Band), born in Burnaby, British Columbia
  • 1971-07-02 Evelyn Lau, Canadian author
  • 1971-07-04 Andy Creeggan, Canadian musician, born in Scarborough, Canada
  • 1971-07-14 Marie-Chantal Toupin, French-Canadian pop singer, born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1971-07-17 Cory Doctorow, Canadian author and activist, born in Toronto, Ontario

Person of interestSandra Oh

1971-07-20 Sandra Oh, Korean Canadian actress (Grey's Anatomy), born in Nepean, Ontario

Actress Sandra Oh
Actress
Sandra Oh
  • 1971-07-30 Tom Green, Canadian comedian and actor, born in Pembroke, Canada
  • 1971-09-18 Oleg Ladik, Canadian 100 kg freestyle wrestler (Olympics 1996), born in Kiev, Ukraine
  • 1971-11-07 Jamie Drummond, Scottish-Canadian sommelier, born in Edinburgh, Scotland
  • 1971-12-03 Keegan Connor Tracy, Canadian actress
  • 1971-12-22 Pat Mastroianni, Canadian actor, born in Toronto, Ontario
Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau
Prime Minister of Canada
Justin Trudeau
  • 1972-01-16 Dameon Clarke, Canadian actor, born in Mississauga, Canada
  • 1972-02-20 k-os [Kevin Brereton], Canadian rapper, songwriter, and musician, born in Toronto, Ontaro
  • 1972-03-17 Melissa Auf der Maur, Canadian rock bassist (Hole, 1994-99), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1972-03-22 Elvis Stojko, Canadian figure-skater (World C'ship gold singles 1994, 95, 97; Olympic silver 94, 98), born in Richmond Hill, Ontario
  • 1972-04-23 Pierre Labrie, Canadian poet, born in Mont-Joli, Quebec
  • 1972-05-02 Peter Ogilvie, Canadian 100m sprinter (Olympics 1996), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • 1972-06-06 Erin Woodley, Canadian synchronized swimmer (Olympic silver 1996), born in Mississauga, Ontario
  • 1972-06-13 Natalie MacMaster, Canadian Cape Breton-style fiddler, born in Troy, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • 1972-06-25 Mike Kroeger, Canadian musician (Nickelback), born in Hanna, Canada
  • 1972-06-26 Garou [Pierre Garand], Canadian singer (La Rivière de notre enfance), born in Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
  • 1972-07-05 Robert Esmie, Canadian 4X100m runner (Olympic gold 1996), born in Kingston, Jamaica
  • 1972-07-06 Isabelle Boulay, French-Canadian singer (Parle-moi), born in Sainte-Félicité, Quebec, Canada
  • 1972-07-22 Colin Ferguson, Canadian actor
  • 1972-08-01 Tanya Reid, Canadian actress (Exit to Eden), born in Dryden, Ontario, Canada
  • 1972-08-04 Stefan Brogren, Canadian actor
  • 1972-08-14 Jay Manuel, Canadian make-up artist, born in Springfield, Illinois
  • 1972-08-27 Mike Smith, Canadian actor
  • 1972-09-04 Daniel Nestor, Canadian tennis player (Olympics 1996), born in Belgrade, Yugoslavia
  • 1972-09-04 Françoise Yip, Canadian actress, born in North Vancouver, British Columbia
  • 1972-10-25 Jonathan Torrens, Canadian actor and TV personality (Street Cents), born in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
  • 1972-11-11 Adam Beach, Canadian actor, born in Ashern, Manitoba
  • 1972-11-14 Lori Dupuis, ice hockey forward (Canada, Olympics 1998)
  • 1972-12-05 Kevin Sally, Canadian archer (Olympics 1996), born in Richmond Hill, Ontario
  • 1972-12-12 Kevin Parent, French Canadian singer and songwriter, born in Greenfield Park, Quebec, Canada
  • 1972-12-28 Jean-Francois Jomphe, Canadian professional ice hockey player (Anaheim), born in Havre-Saint-Pierre, Canada
  • 1973-02-12 Tara Strong, Canadian-American voice actress (Rugrats, The Powerpuff Girls), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1973-03-27 Serge Tremblay, Canadian weightlifter (Olympics 1996), born in La Malbaie, Canada
  • 1973-04-03 Kelly Lochbaum, Canadian football linebacker (BC Lions), born in Abbotsford, Canada
  • 1973-04-03 Matthew Ferguson, Canadian actor (Geometry in Venice), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1973-04-04 Ryan Coughlin, Canadian football offensive linebacker (Montreal Alouettes), born in Renfrew, Ontario
  • 1973-04-07 Ève Salvail, Canadian model
  • 1973-04-09 Spencer "Spenny" Rice, Canadian entertainer, born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1973-04-10 Christopher Simmons, American graphic designer, born in Canada
  • 1973-05-04 Edward Hervey, Canadian NFL wide receiver (Dallas Cowboys), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1973-05-14 Natalie Appleton, Canadian pop singer (All Saints -"Never Ever"), born in Mississauga, Ontario
  • 1973-05-14 Anais Granofsky, Canadian actress and director
  • 1973-05-17 Steve Barakatt, Canadian pianist and composer, born in Quebec City, Canada
  • 1973-06-08 Lexa Doig, Canadian actress, born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1973-07-03 Johnny Terris, Canadian actor and director
  • 1973-07-08 Kathleen Robertson, Canadian actress (Beverly Hills, 90210), born in Hamilton, Ontario
  • 1973-07-21 Stephen Clarke, Canadian swimmer (Olympic bronze 1992, 96), born in Sutton Coldfield, England
  • 1973-07-22 Rufus Wainwright, Canadian-American singer, born in Rhinebeck, New York
  • 1973-08-02 Nancy Drolet, Canadian ice hockey forward (Canada, Olympics 1998), born in Drummondville, Canada
  • 1973-08-27 Cory Bowles, Canadian actor
  • 1973-09-01 J. D. Fortune, Canadian singer (INXS)
  • 1973-09-01 Polly Shannon, Canadian actress
  • 1973-09-12 Martin Lapointe, Canadian ice hockey player, born in Ville St. Pierre, Quebec, Canada
  • 1973-09-14 Mike Ward, French-Canadian comedian, born in Quebec City, Quebec
  • 1973-09-18 Paul Brousseau, Canadian ice hockey player, born in Pierrefonds, Quebec, Canada

Person of interestNeve Campbell

1973-10-03 Neve Campbell, Canadian actress (Party of 5; Scream), born in Guelph, Ontario

Actress Neve Campbell
Actress
Neve Campbell
  • 1973-10-30 Edge [Adam Copeland], Canadian professional wrestler, born in Orangeville, Ontario
  • 1973-10-31 Fiona Smith, Canadian ice hockey defenseman (Canada, Olympics 1998), born in Saskatchewan, Canada
  • 1973-11-09 Gabrielle Miller, Canadian actress, born in Coffs Harbour, Australia
  • 1973-11-14 Moka Only [Daniel Denton], Canadian rapper, born in Langford, British Columbia
  • 1973-11-22 Cassie Campbell, ice hockey defenseman (Canada, Olympics 1998)
  • 1973-11-30 Jason Reso (aka "Christian Cage"), Canadian professional wrestler
  • 1973-12-08 Doron Bell Jr., Canadian actor, born in Montreal, Canada
  • 1973-12-16 Scott Storch, Canadian-American hip-hop producer

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Famous Deaths