Canadian History (Part 20)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1901 - 2,000 of 2,178

  • 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)
  • 1980-07-26 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), born in North York, Ontario
  • 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 pop singer, born in Bathurst, New Brunswick
  • 1981-02-19 Ronnie Arniell, Canadian professional wrestler
  • 1981-03-23 Luciana Carro, Canadian actress
  • 1981-04-08 Taylor Kitsch, Canadian actor and model (Friday Night Lights), born in Kelowna, British Columbia
  • 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 rock guitarist (Simple Plan - "Untitled (How Could This Happen to Me?)"), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 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
  • 1981-10-08 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
  • 1981-11-16 Allison Crowe, Canadian singer-songwriter, born in Nanaimo, British Columbia
  • 1981-11-26 Gina Kingsbury, Canadian hockey player, born in Uranium City, Saskatchewan
  • 1981-11-30 Rich Harden, Canadian baseball player
  • 1981-12-14 Emilie Heymans, Canadian diver, born in Brussels, Belgium
  • 1981-12-15 Brendan Fletcher, Canadian actor
  • 1982-01-17 Amanda Wilkinson, Canadian country music singer, born in Belleville, Canada
  • 1982-02-25 Tara Wilson, Canadian actress
  • 1982-03-03 Colton Orr, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1982-03-10 Katharine Isabelle, Canadian actress
  • 1982-03-15 Jordan Hastings, Canadian drummer (Alexisonfire)
  • 1982-04-02 Leyla Milani, Iranian-Canadian actress and model, born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1982-04-03 Cobie Smulders, Canadian actress (How I Met Your Mother), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • 1982-04-09 Jay Baruchel, Canadian actor (Man Seeking Woman), born in Ottawa, Ontario

Person of interestSeth Rogen

1982-04-15 Seth Rogen, Canadian actor and writer (The 40-Year-Old Virgin, The Interview), born in Vancouver, British Columbia

Actor & Writer Seth Rogen
Actor & Writer
Seth Rogen
  • 1982-04-17 Brad Boyes, Canadian hockey player, born in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
  • 1982-04-18 Marie-Élaine Thibert, Canadian singer, born in Lasalle, Montreal, Quebec
  • 1982-04-30 Drew Seeley, Canadian actor, dancer, songwriter and singer (High School Musical), born in Ottawa, Ontario

Person of interestCory Monteith

1982-05-11 Cory Monteith, Canadian actor and singer (Glee; Monte Carlo), born in Calgary, Alberta (d. 2013)

Actor & Musician Cory Monteith
Actor & Musician
Cory Monteith
  • 1982-06-02 Jewel Staite, Canadian actress
  • 1982-06-08 Irina Lazareanu, Romanian-Canadian model
  • 1982-06-09 Andrew Walker, Canadian actor, born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1982-06-16 Missy Peregrym, Canadian actress
  • 1982-06-24 Mark Penney, Canadian film director
  • 1982-06-24 Jarret Stoll, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1982-07-09 Maggie Ma, Canadian actress
  • 1982-07-24 Anna Paquin, Canadian-born New Zealand Oscar-winning actress (The Piano, True Blood), born in Winnipeg, Manitoba
  • 1982-09-01 Jeffrey Buttle, Canadian figure skater
  • 1982-09-17 Garth Murray, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1982-09-28 Ray Emery, Canadian hockey player
  • 1982-09-28 Dustin Penner, Canadian hockey player
  • 1982-10-02 George Pettit, Canadian hardcore singer (Alexisonfire), born in Grimsby, Ontario
  • 1982-10-15 Charline Labonté, French Canadian ice hockey goaltender
  • 1982-10-29 Chelan Simmons, Canadian actress
  • 1982-10-31 Justin Chatwin, Canadian actor (War of the Worlds), born in Nanaimo, Canada
  • 1982-11-23 Colby Armstrong, Canadian ice-hockey player, born in Lloydminster, Canada
  • 1982-11-30 Elisha Cuthbert, Canadian actress (24), born in Calgary, Alberta
  • 1982-11-30 Jason Pominville, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1982-12-10 Tim Deegan, Canadian MuchMusic VJ, born in Oshawa, Ontario
  • 1982-12-17 Craig Kielburger, Canadian labour activist

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