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Dec 2014

 
1

World AIDS Day

Rosa Parks Arrested (1955)

Sylvie Daigle's Birthday (1962)

2

International Day for the Abolition of Slavery

First Artificial Heart Transplant (1982)

First Woman Federal Party Leader (1989)

3

International Day of Persons with Disabilities

First Human Heart Transplant (1967)

4

U of T Won First Grey Cup (1909)

Game of "Monopoly" Debuted (1935)

Roberta Bondar's Birthday (1945)

5

International Volunteer Day

Severe Influenza Hit Montreal (1700)

6

Halifax Explosion (1917)

First Woman Elected as a Federal MP (1921)

The Montreal Massacre Day of Mourning (1989)

7

Japanese Attacked Pearl Harbour (1941)

Larry Bird's Birthday (1956)

8

Eli Whitney's Birthday (1765)

Timothy Eaton Opened First Store (1869)

John Lennon Murdered (1980)

9

John Milton's Birthday (1608)

Montreal Got First YMCA (1861)

Roller Skates Patented (1884)

10

Human Rights Day

Polanyi Awarded Chemistry Nobel Prize (1986)

11

Annie Jump Cannon's Birthday (1863)

Last Men Hanged in Canada (1962)

12

Stolen Mona Lisa Recovered (1913)

Wayne Gretzy Broke NHL Record (1981)

13

New Zealand Discovered (1642)

Artist Emily Carr's Birthday (1871)

Saddam Hussein Captured (2003)

14

South Pole First Reached (1911)

DNA First Synthesized (1967)

15

Sitting Bull Killed (1890)

Basketball Created (1891)

16

Hanukkah Begins at Sundown

Boston Tea Party (1773)

Battle of the Bulge Began (1944)

17

Maple Syrup Day

Wright Brothers' Day

Celine Dion Got Married (1994)

18

The Nutcracker Suite Premiered in Russia (1892)

Steven Spielberg's Birthday (1946)

Brian Orser's Birthday (1961)

19

Dickens' A Christmas Carol Published (1843)

Canadian Director's Titanic Opened (1997)

20

First Games Day (1975)

21

Winter Solstice

Pilgrims Landed at Plymouth (1607)

Crossword Puzzle Debuted (1913)

22

Samuel Beckett Died (1989)

23

Transistor Debuted (1947)

First Canadian Woman Governor General Appointed (1983)

First Nonstop Flight Around the World (1986)

24

Christmas Eve

Ku Klux Klan Formed (1865)

Verdi's Opera Aida Premiered (1871)

25

Christmas

Clara Barton's Birthday (1821)

Winnie-the-Pooh Debuted (1925)

26

Boxing Day

Kwanzaa Begins

First Performance of King Lear (1606)

Tsunami in Indian Ocean Killed 280,000 (2004)

27

Visit the Zoo Day

Johannes Kepler's Birthday (1571)

Louis Pasteur's Birthday (1822)

28

Card Playing Day

Chewing Gum Patented (1869)

29

First Issue of Paper Le Soleil (1896)

First Smoking Ban on Flights (1989)

30

Rudyard Kipling's Birthday (1865)

31

New Year's Eve

Make Up Your Mind Day

Truman Proclaimed End of Hostilities in WWII (1946)

 

 

 


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