Canadian History (Part 8)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 701 - 800 of 1,891

  • 1944-03-08 Buzz Hargrove, Canadian labour leader
  • 1944-04-12 John Kay [Joachim Krauledat], German-born Canadian rock singer (Steppenwolf), born in Tilsit, East Prussia, Germany
  • 1944-06-25 Robert Charlebois, Canadian singer
  • 1944-08-24 Bill Goldsworthy, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 1996)
  • 1944-08-24 Rocky Johnson, Canadian professional wrestler
  • 1944-08-31 Jos LeDuc, Canadian professional wrestler (d. 1999)
  • 1944-09-04 Ron Ward, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1944-09-30 Diane Dufresne, French Canadian singer

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1944-11-17 Lorne Michaels [Lipowitz], Canadian producer, actor and comedy writer (Saturday Night Live), born in Toronto, Ontario

Television Producer Lorne Michaels
Television Producer
Lorne Michaels
  • 1944-11-19 Dennis Hull, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1944-12-04 Anna McGarrigle, Canadian folk music singer-songwriter, born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1944-12-12 Jean Doré, Canadian politician, mayor of Montreal
  • 1945-01-05 Roger Spottiswoode, Canadian-born film director
  • 1945-01-23 Mike Harris, Canadian politician, Premier of Ontario
  • 1945-03-02 Gordon Thompson, Canadian actor (Adam Carrington in Dynasty), born in Ottawa
  • 1945-03-18 Joy Fielding, Canadian novelist and actress
  • 1945-03-20 Jay Ingram, Canadian television host and author
  • 1945-04-24 Doug Riley, Canadian musician (d. 2007)
  • 1945-05-27 Bruce Cockburn, folk rock vocalist (Waterwalker), born in Ottawa, Canada

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1945-06-11 Robert Munsch, Canadian children's author (The Paper Bag Princess, Love You Forever), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Children's Author Robert Munsch
Children's Author
Robert Munsch
  • 1945-06-16 Claire Alexander, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1945-06-16 Lucienne Robillard, Canadian politician
  • 1945-06-20 [Morna] Anne Murray, Springhill Nova Scotia Canada, singer (Snow Bird)
  • 1945-09-26 Louise Beaudoin, French Canadian politician
  • 1945-09-27 Jack Goldstein, Canadian-born artist (d. 2003)
  • 1945-10-22 Yvan Ponton, Canadian actor and television host

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1945-11-12 Neil Young, Canadian singer/songwriter (Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young), born in Toronto, Ontario

Singer-songwriter Neil Young
Singer-songwriter
Neil Young
  • 1945-11-20 Nanette Workman, American-born Canadian singer and actress
  • 1946-02-06 Kate McGarrigle, Canadian folk muisc singer-songwriter, born in Montreal, Quebec (d. 2010)
  • 1946-03-01 Gerry Boulet, French-Canadian singer (d. 1990)
  • 1946-04-18 Alexander "Skip" Spence, Canadian guitarist/vocalist (Moby Grape-Omaha)
  • 1946-04-20 Julien Poulin, French Canadian actor
  • 1946-04-28 Ginette Reno, French Canadian singer, songwriter and actress
  • 1946-06-07 Jenny Jones, [Janina Stronski], Canadian comedienne (Jenny Jones Show)
  • 1946-06-24 David Collenette, Canadian politician
  • 1946-06-25 Roméo Dallaire, Canadian senator
  • 1946-07-07 Jim Day, Canadian equestrian show jumper (Olympic gold 1968)
  • 1946-10-02 Eric Peterson, Canadian actor
  • 1946-10-05 Jean Perron, Canadian ice hockey coach
  • 1946-10-18 Howard Shore, Canadian film composer
  • 1946-10-22 Claude Charron, French-Canadian politician and TV personality
  • 1946-10-24 Jerry Edmonton, Canadian rock drummer (Steppenwolf)
  • 1946-11-06 Fred Penner, Canadian children's entertainer, born in Winnipeg, Manitoba
  • 1946-12-17 Eugene Levy, Hamilton Canada, comedian/writer (SCTV)
  • 1947-01-08 Igor Ivanov, Leningrad, Canadian chess champion (1981-84, 1985- )
  • 1947-01-14 Bill Weberniuk, Canadian snookers player
  • 1947-02-03 Stephen McHattie [Smith], Canadian actor (300, Watchmen, The Fountain), born in Antigonish, Nova Scotia
  • 1947-02-10 Louise Arbour, Canadian judge
  • 1947-03-01 Alan Thicke, Canadian actor, singer-songwriter (Thicke of the Night, Growing Pains), born in Kirkland Lake, Ontario (d. 2016)

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1947-03-10 [Avril] Kim Campbell, Canada's 1st female Prime Minister and 19th overall (1993), born in Port Alberni, British Columbia

19th Prime Minister of Canada Kim Campbell
19th Prime Minister of Canada
Kim Campbell
  • 1947-05-12 Michael Ignatieff, Canadian politician
  • 1947-05-28 Lynn Johnston, Canadian cartoonist
  • 1947-05-30 Jocelyne Bourassa, Canadian LPGA golfer, born in Shawinigan, Quebec
  • 1947-07-18 Steven W. Mahoney, Canadian politician
  • 1947-07-22 Gilles Duceppe, Canadian politician
  • 1947-08-05 Greg Leskiw, Canadian rocker (The Guess Who), born in Winnipeg, Manitoba
  • 1947-08-13 John Stocker, Canadian actor
  • 1947-08-30 Allan Rock, Canadian politician and diplomat
  • 1947-10-22 Raymond Bachand, French-Canadian politician and businessman
  • 1947-11-17 Inky Mark, Canadian politician
  • 1947-12-06 Lawrence Cannon, Canadian politician
  • 1948-01-15 Dini Petty, Canadian talk show host (CITY-TV)
  • 1948-01-29 Marc Singer, actor (V, Dallas), born in Vancouver, Canada
  • 1948-02-13 Allan Legere, Canadian serial killer (Monster of the Miramichi)
  • 1948-03-17 William [Ford] Gibson, Canadian sci-fi author (Neuromancer, Count Zero)
  • 1948-04-03 Arlette Cousture, French-Canadian writer
  • 1948-04-08 Michael Leshner, Canadian lawyer and gay rights advocate
  • 1948-04-20 Rémy Trudel, French Canadian politician
  • 1948-04-23 Serge Thériault, French-Canadian comedian and actor
  • 1948-04-24 Paul Cellucci, 69th Governor of Massachusetts and former United States Ambassador to Canada, (d. 2013)
  • 1948-04-28 Dorothée Berryman, French Canadian actress and singer
  • 1948-05-08 Stephen Stohn, Canadian television producer (Degrassi)
  • 1948-05-29 Nick Mancuso, Italian-Canadian actor
  • 1948-05-31 Lynda Bellingham, Canadian-born English actress (Sweeney, Scarlet Tunic), born in Montreal, Quebec, (d. 2014)
  • 1948-06-13 Garnet Bailey, Canadian ice hockey player and executive (d. 2001)
  • 1948-07-02 Saul Rubinek, Canadian film actor
  • 1948-07-07 Jean Leclerc, French-Canadian actor
  • 1948-07-13 Don Sweet, CFL, NFL place kicker (Montreal, Green Bay), born in Vancouver, Canada
  • 1948-08-15 Patsy Gallant, Canadian pop singer (It'll All Come Around), born in Campbellton, Canada
  • 1948-08-16 Pierre Reid, Canadian politician and teacher
  • 1948-08-19 Susan Jacks (Susan Pesklevits) Saskatoon Canada, singer and songwriter
  • 1948-09-10 Margaret Trudeau, former Canadian 1st lady, born in Vancouver, British Columbia

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1948-09-24 Phil Hartman, Canadian-American actor (SNL, Peewee's Playhouse), born in Brantford, Ontario (d. 1998)

  • 1948-09-27 Tom Braidwood, Canadian actor
  • 1948-11-01 Phil Myre, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1948-11-24 Spider Robinson, Canadian sci-fi author (3 Hugo, Callahan's Secret)
  • 1948-11-25 Jacques P. Dupuis, French Canadian politician
  • 1948-12-19 Ken Brown, Canadian ice hockey player

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1949-02-23 Marc Garneau, Canadian astronaut (STS 13, 77), born in Quebec City, Québec

Astronaut Marc Garneau
Astronaut
Marc Garneau
  • 1949-03-04 Carroll Baker, Canadian country singer and songwriter
  • 1949-05-26 Dayle Haddon, Montreal Quebec Canada, actress (Bedroom Eyes)
  • 1949-06-04 Gabriel Arcand, French Canadian actor
  • 1949-06-12 Marc Tardif, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1949-07-08 Dale Hoganson, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1949-08-06 Dino Bravo, Canadian professional wrestler (d. 1993)
  • 1949-08-25 Fariborz Lachini, Iranian-Canadian composer, born in Tehran, Iran
  • 1949-08-30 Don Boudria, Canadian politician
  • 1949-10-05 Ralph Goodale, Canadian politician
  • 1949-10-21 Michel Brière, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 1971)
  • 1949-10-24 Robert Pickton, Canadian charged with the first degree murder of twenty-six women

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