1904 in Canada


1904 in Canada

"See also:"
1903 in Canada,
other events of 1904,
1905 in Canada and the
Timeline of Canadian history.

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Events

*April 8 - In the Lansdowne-Cambon Convention France gives up some of its longstanding rights in Newfoundland
* April 18 - The Great Toronto Fire destroys much of that city's downtown, but kills no one.
* June 24 - The North-West Mounted Police become the Royal Northwest Mounted Police
* September 10 - American criminal Bill Miner stages Canada's first-ever train robbery
* October 8 - Edmonton is incorporated as a city of the North-West Territories.
* Henry Ford opens an automobile manufacturing plant in Windsor, Ontario
* Assiniboine Park in Winnipeg opens

Births

*January 4 - Pegi Nicol MacLeod, artist
*January 14 - Walter Harris, politician
*February 29 - Lloyd Stinson, Manitoba politician
*March 6 - Farquhar Oliver, politician
*April 16 - Fifi D'Orsay, actor
*April 24 - Paul-Émile Cardinal Léger, clergyman
*May 1 - Alfred Wallace Downer, politician
*May 13 - Earle Birney, poet
*May 29 - Eugene Forsey, politician
*June 26 - Frank Scott Hogg, astrophysicist
*July 22 - Donald Hebb, psychologist
*September 7 - Matthew Halton, journalist
*September 14 - Frank Amyot, Olympic gold medalist
*September 23 - Geoffrey Waddington, conductor
*September 29 - Robert Legget, engineer
*October 20 - Tommy Douglas, socialist politician
*November 18 - Jean Paul Lemieux, artist
*November 26 - Armand Frappier, biologist
*December 18 - Wilf Carter, composer and singer
*December 25 - Gerhard Herzberg, scientist
*December 29 - Léoda Gauthier, politician
*Gustave Biéler, war hero

Deaths

*April 17 - Joseph Brunet, politician
*August 31 - Jean Baptiste Blanchet, politician


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