Canadian History (Part 17)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1601 - 1,700 of 1,923

Person of interestJoe Thornton

1979-07-02 Joe Thornton, Canadian NHL center, (#1 draft pick Boston Bruins 1997; San Jose Sharks; Olympic gold 2010), born in St. Thomas, Ontario

NHL Star Joe Thornton
NHL Star
Joe Thornton
  • 1979-07-26 Peter Sarno, Canadian ice hockey player, born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1979-08-03 Evangeline Lilly, Canadian actress (Lost, The Hobbit), born in Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta
  • 1979-08-12 Cindy Klassen, Canadian speed skater
  • 1979-08-22 Jennifer Finnigan, Canadian actress (The Bold and the Beautiful), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1979-08-27 Sarah Neufeld, Canadian musician (Arcade Fire)
  • 1979-09-05 Stacey Dales, Canadian basketball player and sportscaster, born in Collingwood, Canada
  • 1979-09-15 Patrick Marleau, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1979-09-17 Chuck Comeau, Canadian musician (Simple Plan)
  • 1979-10-05 Curtis Sanford, Canadian ice hockey player, born in Owen Sound, Canada
  • 1979-10-07 Aaron Ashmore, Canadian actor, born in Richmond, Canada
  • 1979-10-07 Shawn Ashmore, Canadian actor, born in Richmond, Canada
  • 1979-10-25 Milena Roucka, Canadian model and professional wrestler, born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • 1979-11-21 Alex Tanguay, Canadian hockey player
  • 1979-12-03 Rainbow Sun Francks, Canadian actor (Stargate Atlantis), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1979-12-15 Eric Young, Canadian professional wrestler
  • 1980-02-02 Teddy Hart [Edward Annis], Canadian professional wrestler, born in Calgary, Alberta, Canada
  • 1980-02-06 Kim Poirier, Canadian actress, born in Drummondville, Canada
  • 1980-02-10 Mike Ribeiro, Canadian ice hockey player, born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1980-02-21 Brad Fast, Canadian ice hockey player, born in Fort St. John, Canada
  • 1980-02-21 Jim Vandermeer, Canadian ice hockey player, born in Caroline, Canada
  • 1980-02-23 Yvonne Tousek, Canadian gymnast (Olympics 1996), born in Kitchener, Ontario
  • 1980-02-29 Simon Gagné, Canadian ice hockey left wing (Winter Olympics gold 2002; World Cup gold 2004; NHL All Star 2001, 07; Philadelphia Flyers), born in Sainte-Foy, Quebec, Canada
  • 1980-03-14 Mercedes McNab, Canadian-born actress
  • 1980-03-19 Don Sparrow, Canadian illustrator
  • 1980-03-21 Deryck Whibley, Canadian guitarist and singer (Sum41)
  • 1980-04-10 Sean Avery, Canadian ice hockey player, born in North York, Ontario, Canada
  • 1980-04-10 Bryce Soderberg, American musician (Lifehouse), born in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
  • 1980-04-12 Erik Mongrain, Canadian composer and guitarist, born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1980-04-14 Win Butler, American musician (Arcade Fire), born in Truckee, California
  • 1980-04-18 Robyn Regehr, Canadian ice hockey player, born in Recife, Brazil
  • 1980-04-21 Vincent Lecavalier, Canadian hockey player
  • 1980-04-29 Mathieu Biron, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1980-05-02 Pierre-Luc Gagnon, Canadian skateboarder, born in Boucherville, Quebec, Canada
  • 1980-05-02 Brad Richards, Canadian ice hockey player, born in Murray Harbour, Prince Edward Island, Canada
  • 1980-05-04 Andrew Raycroft, Canadian ice hockey goalie, born in Belleville, Ontario
  • 1980-05-08 Benny Yau, Canadian entertainer
  • 1980-06-04 François Beauchemin, French Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1980-06-16 Brad Gushue, Canadian curler
  • 1980-06-19 Lauren Lee Smith, Canadian actress
  • 1980-06-24 Liane Balaban, Canadian actress
  • 1980-07-11 T.J. Wilson, Canadian professional wrestler
  • 1980-07-19 Bender [Alexander Buchanan], Canadian underground hip hop artist (Flight Distance, King of the Dot), born in Ottawa, Canada (d. 2018)
  • 1980-07-21 Tailor James, Canadian model
  • 1980-07-26 Dave Baksh, Canadian guitarist (Sum 41), born in Ajax, Ontario
  • 1980-07-29 Ryan Braun, Canadian baseball player (Los Angeles Angels), born in Kitchener, Ontario
  • 1980-08-03 Dominic Moore, Canadian ice hockey player, born in Thornhill, Ontario, Canada
  • 1980-08-12 Matt Thiessen, Canadian-American musician (Relient K)
  • 1980-08-22 Nicolas Macrozonaris, French-Canadian track-and-field athlete, born in Laval, Canada
  • 1980-08-24 Sonja Bennett, Canadian actress (Punch), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • 1980-08-29 David Desrosiers, Canadian musician (Simple Plan), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1980-09-02 Dany Sabourin, French Canadian Goaltender in the National Hockey League
  • 1980-09-03 Cone McCaslin, Canadian bassist (Sum 41)
  • 1980-09-11 Mike Comrie, Canadian ice hockey player, born in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
  • 1980-09-19 Sara Quin, Canadian singer and songwriter (Tegan and Sara), born in Calgary, Alberta, Canada
  • 1980-09-19 Tegan Quin, Canadian singer and songwriter (Tegan and Sara), born in Calgary, Alberta, Canada
  • 1980-09-29 Dallas Green, Canadian musician (Alexisonfire, City and Colour)
  • 1980-09-30 Camilla D'Errico, Canadian comic book artist and painter
  • 1980-10-07 Edison Chen, Canadian-born actor, born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • 1980-10-30 Sarah Carter, Canadian actress (Falling Skies), born in Toronto, Ontario

Person of interestRyan Gosling

1980-11-12 Ryan Gosling, Canadian actor (The Notebook, Drive), born in London, Ontario

  • 1980-11-13 François-Louis Tremblay, Canadian short track speed skater
  • 1980-11-16 Carol Huynh, 2008 Canadian Gold Medalist (48 kg. wrestling), born in Hazelton, Canada
  • 1980-12-09 Ryder Hesjedal, Canadian cyclist, born in Victoria, Canada
  • 1980-12-10 Massari [Sari Abboud], Lebanese-born Canadian R&B singer (Be Easy), born in Beirut, Lebanon
  • 1981-01-07 Alex Auld, Canadian ice hockey player, born in Cold Lake, Canada
  • 1981-01-08 Jeff Francis, Canadian baseball player, born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • 1981-01-20 Crystal Lowe, Canadian actress & model, born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • 1981-01-21 Dany Heatley, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1981-01-23 Rob Friend, Canadian football player, born in Rosetown, Canada
  • 1981-02-10 Natasha St-Pier, Canadian singer, born in Bathurst, Canada
  • 1981-02-19 Ronnie Arniell, Canadian professional wrestler
  • 1981-03-23 Luciana Carro, Canadian actress
  • 1981-04-08 Taylor Kitsch, Canadian actor and model
  • 1981-04-11 Alexandre Burrows, Canadian ice hockey player, born in Pincourt, Quebec, Canada

Person of interestHayden Christensen

1981-04-19 Hayden Christensen, Canadian actor (Sam-Life as a House, Star Wars), born in Vancouver, British Columbia

  • 1981-04-29 Émilie Mondor, Canadian athlete (d. 2006)
  • 1981-05-08 Stephen Amell, Canadian actor (Arrow), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1981-05-13 Sunny Leone, Canadian born Indian American model and actress, born in Sarnia, Ontario
  • 1981-05-15 Justin Morneau, Canadian baseball player
  • 1981-06-05 Sebastien Lefebvre, Canadian musician (Simple Plan)
  • 1981-06-16 Kevin Bieksa, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1981-06-21 Yann Danis, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1981-06-30 Matt Kirk, Canadian football Player
  • 1981-07-02 Aaron Voros, Canadian hockey player
  • 1981-07-05 Jesse Crain, Canadian baseball player, born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1981-07-09 Kimveer Gill, Canadian spree shooter (Dawson College shooting) (d. 2006)
  • 1981-07-23 Steve Jocz, Canadian drummer (Sum 41)
  • 1981-08-05 Erik Guay, Canadian alpine skier
  • 1981-08-26 Petey Williams, Canadian professional wrestler
  • 1981-08-27 Patrick J. Adams, Canadian actor (Suits), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1981-08-29 Geneviève Jeanson, French Canadian cyclist, born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1981-09-13 Angel Williams, Canadian professional wrestler, born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1981-10-03 Amanda Walsh, Canadian actress
  • 1981-10-04 Justin Williams, Canadian NHL right wing (World C’ship gold 2004, 07; Stanley Cup 2006, 12, 14; Carolina Hurricanes, LA Kings), born in Cobourg, Ontario
  • 1981-10-08 Raffi Torres, Canadian ice hockey player, born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1981-10-16 Caterina Scorsone, Canadian actress (Alice, The November Man), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1981-10-27 Kristi Richards, Canadian freestyle skier, born in Penticton, British Columbia

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