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1

Day of the Dead

New Niagara Bridge Opens to Traffic (1941)

2

Daylight Saving Time Ends

CBC Established (1936)

k.d. lang's Birthday (1961)

First Giller Prize Awarded (1994)

3

Ashura

National Sandwich Day

First Dog Orbited Earth (1957)

Canada Broadcasts Beyond Iron Curtain (1958)

4

First Cash Register Patented (1880)

King Tut's Tomb Discovered (1922)

Blood Donations Tested for HIV (1985)

5

Guy Fawkes Day

Take Our Kids to Work Day

First Automobile Patented (1885)

Canadian Won World Scrabble Tournament (1995)

6

International Day for Preventing Exploitation of the Environment in War

Innovator James Naismith's Birthday (1861)

Canada's First Parliament (1867)

The Battle of Passchendaele (1917)

7

Hug-a-Bear Day

Marie Curie's Birthday (1867)

Joni Mitchell's Birthday (1943)

8

Louvre Opened to Public (1793)

X-Rays Discovered (1895)

Alleged Yeti Tracks Discovered (1951)

9

Kristallnacht Began (1938)

Berlin Wall Opened (1989)

10

Sesame Street Premiered on PBS (1969)

Great Wall of China Opened for World Tourism (1970)

11

Remembrance Day

First Supernova Discovered (1572)

Feminist Leader Violet Clara McNaughton's Birthday (1879)

Inuit Vote for New Territory (1992)

12

Joseph Stalin Became Ruler of Soviet Union (1927)

World War II Battle of Guadalcanal Began (1942)

13

Montreal Captured by U.S. Forces (1775)

Artificial Snow First Used by Skiers (1946)

Laws for Segregation on Buses Ended (1956)

14

Claude Monet's Birthday (1840)

Moby Dick Published (1851)

15

Pack Your Mom's Lunch Day

Largest War Protest in History (1969)

Levesque Became First Separatist Premier (1976)

16

Button Day

International Day for Tolerance

Oodaaq Island Discovered (1978)

Northern Dancer Died (1990)

17

Homemade Bread Day

Take a Hike Day

Queen Elizabeth I Ascended Throne (1558)

Suez Canal Opened in Egypt (1869)

18

William Tell Shot the Apple (1307)

Antarctica Discovered (1820)

Mickey Mouse's Birthday (1928)

19

Abraham Lincoln Delivered the Gettysburg Address (1863)

Indira Gandhi's Birthday (1917)

20

National Children's Day

Sir Wilfrid Laurier's Birthday (1841)

Edwin Hubble's Birthday (1889)

Cuban Missile Crisis Ended (1962)

21

World Hello Day

Voltaire's Birthday (1694)

First Hot-Air Balloon Flight (1763)

He Shoots! He Scores! Hewitt's Birthday (1902)

22

Mount St. Helens Erupted (1842)

23

Zoom Lens Patented (1948)

24

Darwin's Origin of the Species Published (1859)

HMCS Shawinigan Sunk (1944)

25

Wind-Up Car Patented (1881)

Jazz Singer Holly Cole's Birthday (1963)

Say NO – UNiTE to End Violence against Women Launched (2009)

26

National Hockey League Founded (1917)

Cartoonist Charles Schulz's Birthday (1922)

Mr. Dressup's Birthday (1927)

First Métis Woman in Senate (1997)

27

Anders Celsius's Birthday (1701)

Nobel Prize Established (1895)

Musician Jimi Hendrix's Birthday (1942)

28

Red Planet Day

Ferdinand Magellan Passed through Magellan Strait (1520)

Canada Post Issued First Post Cards (1871)

Mumbai Attacks (2008)

29

Buy Nothing Day

Louisa May Alcott's Birthday (1832)

Jewish Homeland Established in Palestine (1947)

30

Mark Twain's Birthday (1835)

Lucy Maud Montgomery's Birthday (1874)

Winston Churchill's Birthday (1874)

 

 

 

 

 

 


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