This Day in History
January 3
Year 4 Day 150 WWI
Year Month Start Date Event
1775 January 3 Died - January 3: Robert Campbell, merchant and political figure in Nova Scotia. (b.1718)
1799 January 3 Parliament appropriated $5,000 for a new Montreal Court House.
1800 January 3 Born - January 3 - Etienne-Michel Faillon, Catholic historian (d.1870)
1827 January 3 Born - January 3 - Letitia Youmans, temperance advocate
1894 January 3 Born - January 3 - James Lorimer Ilsley, politician, Minister and jurist (d.1967)
1903 January 3 Born - January 3 - Charles Foulkes, general and first Chairman of the Chiefs of Staff (d.1969)
1910 January 3 January 3 - Happiness and contentment are found from one end of Canada to the other - headline in London Times (page 5)
1911 January 3 Born - January 3 - Jean Bourcier, ice hockey player
1912 January 3 Born - January 3 - Louise Lapointe, senator (d. 2002)
1924 January 3 January 3 - First session of the British Columbia Older Boys' Parliament (now the British Columbia Youth Parliament) held in Victoria, British Columbia.
1933 January 3 Died - January 3 - Jack Pickford, actor (b.1896)
1934 January 3 Born - January 3 - Yves Gaucher, artist
1939 January 3 Born - January 3 - Bobby Hull, ice hockey player
1951 January 3 Died -January 3 Richard Langton Baker, politician (b.1870)
1951 January 3 January 3 Claude Bachand, politician
1959 January 3 Born - January 3 Dwight Duncan, politician and Minister
1969 January 3 Born - January 3 - Tom Petryshen, wrestler
1972 January 3 Born - January 3 - Drake Berehowsky, ice hockey player and coach
1973 January 3 Born - January 3 - Robert Baird, swimmer
1978 January 3 Born - January 3 - Daryn Jones, comedian and television and radio personality
1978 January 3 The city host the final championship of the world junior hockey on January 3.
1983 January 3 Born - January 3 - Joe Bartoch, swimmer
2003 January 3 Died - January 3 - Henry Botterell, World War I fighter pilot (born 1896)
2008 January 3 Died - January 3 Milt Dunnell, sportswriter (born 1905)
2008 January 3 January 3 - In Montreal, a false bomb threat forces the closing of Victoria Bridge for four and a half hours.
2010 January 3 Died - January 3 Barry Blair, comics artist and writer (born 1954)