Why Famous: Played 24 seasons in the NHL for the Toronto Maple Leafs, New York Rangers, Pittsburgh Penguins, and Buffalo Sabres.
He also co-founded Tim Hortons, a doughnut chain, which currently has over 3,000 locations across Canada.
- 1964-05-17 First Tim Horton's coffee and donut shop opens in Hamilton, Ontario by NHL player Tim Horton
- 1977-08-25 Canadian NHL player Tim Horton posthumously inducted into Hockey Hall of Fame
- 2014-08-26 Burger King agrees to purchase Canadian donut chain Tim Hortons for $11.4 billion