What are some important dates in Canadian history?
Timeline of Important Dates in Canadian History
- c. 10,000 BC. First Peoples Arrive.
- c. 900 AD. Early Viking visitors.
- c. 1400s. Iroquois Confederacy.
- June 24, 1497. First British claim.
- July 24, 1534. First French claim.
- 1604. French settlement begins.
- May 13, 1607. British settlement begins.
- July 3, 1608. Founding of Quebec.
What was going on in Canada in 2010?
February 22 – 2010 Olympics: Tessa Virtue & Scott Moir became the first North American couple to win the ice dancing gold. February 26 – A winter storm knocks out hydro across Ontario, Quebec and the Maritimes. Canada wins its 14th gold in the 2010 Winter Olympics making it the most gold ever won by one country.
What is celebrated in June in Canada?
Appendix – National Days and Observances in Canada
|Date||National Day or Observance|
|Week leading up to Canada Day||Celebrate Canada|
|21 June||National Aboriginal Day|
|23 June||National Day of Remembrance for Victims of Terrorism|
|24 June||Saint-Jean-Baptiste Day / Fête nationale du Québec|
What national days are in June?
June 21, 2022 – SUMMER BEGINS – NATIONAL SELFIE DAY – NATIONAL SEASHELL DAY – NATIONAL DAYLIGHT APPRECIATION DAY – NATIONAL SMOOTHIE DAY – NATIONAL DAY OF THE GONG – GO SKATEBOARDING DAY – NATIONAL PEACHES ‘N’ CREAM DAY – NATIONAL.
What is a historical event in Canada?
The Battle of Vimy Ridge, 1917 It was the battle that changed Canada from a colony to a nation. It was the battle that the Canadian military achieved its highest point, and it was the battle that every Canadian is proud of. This epic battle was fought during WWI from 9 to April 12, 1917.
Which celestial event observed last in June 2012 occur about once in a century?
The next will occur on 06 June 2012. We may note that in the present epoch the Venus transits occur in pairs with each pair separated by over a century; and show a clear pattern of recurrence at intervals of 8, 121.5, 8 and 105.5 years.
What are the dates of the year 2012 in Canada?
Calendar for Year 2012 (Canada) Jan 1 New Year’s Day Jan 2 ‘New Year’s Day’ observed Jan 6 Epiphany Feb 2 Groundhog Day Feb 14 Valentine’s Day
Is 2012 a leap year or year?
The year 2012 is a leap year, with 366 days in total. Year 2012 is International year of
What major events happened in Canada during WW2?
Canada declares war on the various other countries allied to Nazi Germany: Italy (Jun 10, 1940), Finland, Romania, Hungary (Dec 7, 1941), and Japan (Dec 8, 1941). American nuclear weapons begin being stationed in Canada. The Maple Leaf becomes Canada’s official flag. Canada celebrates its centennial.