Canadian History (Part 9)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 801 - 900 of 1,923

  • 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, born in Quebec City, Quebec
  • 1945-09-27 Jack Goldstein, Canadian-born artist (d. 2003)
  • 1945-10-22 Yvan Ponton, Canadian actor and television host

Person of interestNeil Young

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-Canadian singer and actress, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1946-02-06 Kate McGarrigle, Canadian folk music singer-songwriter, born in Montreal, Quebec (d. 2010)
  • 1946-03-01 Gerry Boulet, French-Canadian singer (d. 1990)
  • 1946-03-05 Richard Bell, Canadian musician (Full Tilt Boogie Band), born in Toronto, Ontario (d. 2007)
  • 1946-04-02 Kurt Winter, Canadian musician (The Guess Who), born in Winnipeg, Canada (d. 1997)
  • 1946-04-05 Jennifer Penney, Canadian ballerina, born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • 1946-04-18 Skip [Alexander Lee] Spence, Canadian guitarist and vocalist (Moby Grape-Omaha), born in Windsor, Ontario, Canada
  • 1946-04-20 Julien Poulin, French-Canadian actor (Elvis Gratton: Le king des kings), born in Montréal, Québec
  • 1946-04-28 Ginette Reno, French Canadian singer, songwriter and actress
  • 1946-06-07 Jenny Jones [Janina Stronski], Canadian comedienne (Jenny Jones Show), born in Bethlehem, Palestine
  • 1946-06-24 David Collenette, Canadian politician
  • 1946-06-25 Roméo Dallaire, Canadian senator and humanitarian, born in Denekamp, Netherlands
  • 1946-07-07 Jim Day, Canadian equestrian show jumper (Olympic gold 1968)
  • 1946-10-02 Eric Peterson, Canadian actor (Street Legal), born in Indian Head, Saskatchewan, Canada
  • 1946-10-05 Jean Perron, Canadian ice hockey coach, born in Saint-Isidore-d'Auckland, Quebec, Canada
  • 1946-10-18 Howard Shore, Canadian film composer (Lord of the Rings Trilogy), born in Toronto, Canada
  • 1946-10-22 Claude Charron, French-Canadian politician and TV personality
  • 1946-10-24 Jerry Edmonton, Canadian rock drummer (Steppenwolf), born in Oshawa, Ontario (d. 1993)
  • 1946-10-27 Ivan Reitman, Slovak-Canadian director and producer (Private Parts, Ghostbusters, Dave), born in Komárno, Slovakia
  • 1946-11-06 Fred Penner, Canadian children's entertainer, born in Winnipeg, Manitoba
  • 1946-12-17 Eugene Levy, Hamilton Canada, comedian/writer (SCTV)
  • 1947-01-06 Ian Millar, Canadian dressage rider (World Cup 1988, 89, Olympics 1996), born in Halifax, NS, Canada
  • 1947-01-08 Igor Ivanov, Russian-born Canadian chess champion (1981-84, 1985- ), born in Leningrad, USSR
  • 1947-01-14 Bill Weberniuk, Canadian snookers player, born in Winnipeg, Canada (d. 2003)
  • 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)

Person of interestKim Campbell

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
  • 1947-05-03 Doug Henning, Canadian magician, born in Winnipeg, Manitoba (d. 2000)
  • 1947-05-12 Michael Ignatieff, Canadian politician
  • 1947-05-28 Lynn Johnston, Canadian cartoonist
  • 1947-05-30 Jocelyne Bourassa, Canadian golfer (Canadian Open 1973), born in Shawinigan, Quebec
  • 1947-07-18 Steven W. Mahoney, Canadian politician (Member of the Canadian Parliament for Mississauga West), born in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario
  • 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 voice actor (The Dream Team), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1947-08-30 Allan Rock, Canadian politician and diplomat, born in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
  • 1947-10-22 Raymond Bachand, French-Canadian politician and businessman
  • 1947-11-17 Inky Mark, Canadian politician
  • 1947-12-06 Lawrence Cannon, Canadian politician (9th Minister of Foreign Affairs), born in Quebec City, Quebec
  • 1948-01-15 Dini Petty, Canadian talk show host (CITY-TV), born in Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom
  • 1948-01-26 Laurence "Corky" Laing, Canadian rock drummer and songwriter (Mountain, Cork), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1948-02-13 Allan Legere, Canadian serial killer (Monster of the Miramichi), born in Chatham, Canada
  • 1948-03-17 William [Ford] Gibson, Canadian sci-fi author (Neuromancer, Count Zero)
  • 1948-04-03 Arlette Cousture, French-Canadian writer (Les filles de Caleb), born in Saint-Lambert, Quebec, Canada
  • 1948-04-08 Michael Leshner, Canadian lawyer and gay rights advocate
  • 1948-04-20 Rémy Trudel, French Canadian politician, born in Sainte-Thècle, Quebec, Canada
  • 1948-04-23 Serge Thériault, French-Canadian comedian and actor (Ding et Dong), born in Quebec City, Canada
  • 1948-04-24 Paul Cellucci, American politician, 69th Governor of Massachusetts and former United States Ambassador to Canada, born in Hudson, Massachusetts (d. 2013)
  • 1948-04-28 Dorothée Berryman, French Canadian actress and singer
  • 1948-05-04 Billy O'Donnell, Canadian harness racer driver of year (1984), born in Springhill, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • 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, born in Lloydminster, Saskatchewan, Canada (d. 2001)
  • 1948-07-02 Saul Rubinek, Canadian film actor
  • 1948-07-07 Jean Leclerc, French-Canadian actor (Jeremy Hunter-All My Children), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 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

Person of interestPhil Hartman

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
  • 1948-10-17 Margot Kidder, Canadian American actress (Lois Lane in Superman films, Amityville Horror), born in Yellowknife, Canada (d. 2018)
  • 1948-11-09 Michel Pagliaro, Canadian rock singer, born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 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

Person of interestMarc Garneau

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, born in Bridgewater, Nova Scotia
  • 1949-05-01 James "Jim" Clench, Canadian bassist and songwriter (April Wine and Bachman-Turner Overdrive), born in Canada (d. 2010)
  • 1949-05-26 Dayle Haddon, Montreal Quebec Canada, actress (Bedroom Eyes)
  • 1949-06-01 Mike Levine, Canadian rock keyboardist, bassist (Triumph), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1949-06-04 Gabriel Arcand, French Canadian actor (The Crime of Ovide Plouffe), born in Deschambault, Quebec, Canada
  • 1949-06-12 Marc Tardif, Canadian ice hockey player, born in Granby, Quebec, Canada
  • 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 (MP for Glengarry–Prescott–Russell), born in Hull, Quebec, Canada
  • 1949-10-05 Ralph Goodale, Canadian politician (Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness), born in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
  • 1949-10-21 Michel Brière, Canadian ice hockey player, born in Malartic, Quebec (d. 1971)
  • 1949-10-24 Robert Pickton, Canadian serial killer charged with the first degree murder of twenty-six women, born in Port Coquitlam, British Columbia
  • 1949-10-25 Réjean Houle, Canadian ice hockey player (Montreal Canadiens), born in Rouyn, Quebec
  • 1949-11-01 David Foster, Canadian musician and record producer, born in British Columbia, Canada
  • 1949-11-28 Victor Ostrovsky, Canadian/Israel, Mossad agent (By Way of Deception)
  • 1949-11-29 Stan Rogers, Canadian folk musician and songwriter (d. 1983)
  • 1949-12-03 Heather Menzies-Urich, Canadian actress (The Sound of Music, Piranha), born in Toronto, Ontario (d. 2017)
  • 1949-12-30 Jim Flaherty, Canadian politician, Minister of Finance (2006-2014), born in Lachine, Quebec (d. 2014)
  • 1950-01-05 John Manley, Canadian politician, born in Ottawa, Canada
  • 1950-01-05 Charlie Richmond, Canadian entrepreneur, born in Pomona, California
  • 1950-01-18 Gilles Villeneuve, Canadian auto racer (World F1 runner-up 1979; Ferrari), born in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec (d. 1982)
  • 1950-01-19 Grant Nordman, Canadian politician, born in Santa Monica, California
  • 1950-01-20 Chuck Lefley, Canadian ice hockey player, born in Winnipeg, Canada
  • 1950-02-12 Michael Ironside, Canadian actor (Starship Troopers), born in Toronto, Ontario

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