1919 in Canada


1919 in Canada

"See also:"
1918 in Canada,
other events of 1919,
1920 in Canada and the
Timeline of Canadian history.

----

Events

* January 19 - Canadian troops take part in the Battle of Shenkursk, part of the Russian Civil War.
* April 17 - New Brunswick women are permitted to vote.
* May 3 - Yukon women are permitted to vote.
* May 15-June 25 - Winnipeg General Strike of 1919.
* May 22 - The House of Commons passes the Nickle Resolution.
* June - Rodeo's first reverse-opening side-delivery bronc chute is designed and made by rodeo cowboy Earl Bascom at the Bascom Ranch in Lethbridge, Alberta
* June 6 - The government owned Canadian National Railway is formed out of a number of failed private rail corporations.
* September 1 - His Royal Highness Edward, Prince of Wales opens the third session of the 13th Canadian Parliament
* September 9 - J.H. Bell becomes premier of Prince Edward Island, replacing Aubin Arsenault.
* October 20 - Ontario election: Ernest C. Drury's United Farmers of Ontario win a majority, defeating Sir William Hearst's Conservatives.
* November 14 - Ernest Drury becomes premier of Ontario, replacing Sir William Hearst.
* Influenza epidemic in Alberta.
* Canada signs the Treaty of Versailles formally ending World War I in its own right.

Births

* January 13 - Igor Gouzenko, defector
* February 17 - J.M.S. Careless, historian
* March 21 - Victor Copps, Mayor of Hamilton
* May 27 - Francess Halpenny, editor
* June 21 - Gérard Pelletier, journalist and politician
* July 5 - Gordon Towers, politician
* August 21 - Marcel Lambert, politician
* September 11 - Daphne Odjig, artist
* October 18 - Pierre Trudeau, politician
* December 10 - Vincent Brassard, politician
* December 25 - Paul David, cardiologist

Deaths

* January 30 - Sam Steele, peace officer
* February 17 - Wilfrid Laurier, 7th Prime Minister of Canada
* November 11 - George Haddow, politician
* December 10 - Arthur Boyle, politician


Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • 1919 au Canada — Éphémérides Chronologie du Canada : 1916 1917 1918  1919  1920 1921 1922 Décennies au Canada : 1880 1890 1900  1910  1920 1930 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Canada-Uni, — Canada Pour les articles homonymes, voir Canada (homonymie).  Pour l’article homophone, voir Kannada …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Canada progressiste — Canada Pour les articles homonymes, voir Canada (homonymie).  Pour l’article homophone, voir Kannada …   Wikipédia en Français

  • 1919 — Années : 1916 1917 1918  1919  1920 1921 1922 Décennies : 1880 1890 1900  1910  1920 1930 1940 Siècles : XIXe siècle  XXe …   Wikipédia en Français

  • 1919 au Nouveau-Brunswick — Années : 1916 1917 1918  1919  1920 1921 1922 Décennies : 1880 1890 1900  1910  1920 1930 1940 Siècles : XIXe siècle  XXe siècl …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Canada — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Canada (homonymie). Canada ( …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Canada-Cronkhite syndrome — Can·a·da Cronk·hite syndrome (kanґə də krongґkīt) [Wilma Jeanne Canada, American radiologist, 20th century; Leonard W. Cronkhite, Jr., American internist, born 1919] Cronkhite Canada syndrome; see under syndrome …   Medical dictionary

  • CANADA — CANADA, country in northern half of North America and a member of the British Commonwealth. At the beginning of the 21st century, its population of approximately 370,000 Jews made it the world s fourth largest Jewish community after the United… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • CANADA - Vie culturelle — En deux langues, la littérature canadienne exprime l’âme d’un peuple. Les textes français antérieurs à 1760 sont pour l’essentiel des récits de voyage et constituent une «prélittérature». Ce n’est qu’après les guerres de la conquête que les… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Canada's Hundred Days — refers to the last 96 days of World War I, from August 8 to November 11 of 1918. It is called Canada s Hundred Days because the Canadians had been a major factor in causing the German retreat and eventual defeat. Though generally referred to as… …   Wikipedia


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.