Today in History (July)

1 HAPPY BIRTHDAY CANADA!!! 1847 – George Washington featured on first US postage stamp 1867 – Sir John A. Macdonald becomes Canada’s first Prime Minister 1870 – George-Etienne Cartier passes order in council authorizing commencemnt of Pacific railway 1916 – Dwight Eisenhower marries Mary Doud 1926 – Arthur Meighen returns Canada to the gold standard […]

Today in History (June)

2 1847 – Sir John A. Macdonald enters cabinet for the first time 1887 – Edward Blake resigns as Liberal Party leader 1925 – Charles Dunning wins Saskatchewan election 1933 – Franklin Roosevelt authorizes building of first swimming pool in White House 1944 – Dwight Eisenhower meets with General Montgomery in Portsmouth 1975 – Nelson […]

Today in History (May)

1 1896 – Sir Charles Tupper sworn in as Canada’s 6th Prime Minister 1962 – John Kennedy authorizes Area Redevelopment Act 1937 – Franklin Roosevelt signs Act of Neutrality 1985 – Ronald Reagan ends embargo against Nicaragua 2003 – George W. Bush gives “Mission Accomplished” speech 2 HAPPY BIRTHDAY Belinda Stronach, former Canadian Cabinet Minister […]