Historical Events on October 16, 1970

About Oct 16, 1970

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 48 years, 1 month and 30 days

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Pierre Trudeau invokes the War Measures Act as a response to the October Crisis, the only peacetime use of the War Measures Act in Canadian history.

Prime Minister of Canada Pierre Trudeau
Prime Minister of Canada
Pierre Trudeau