This Day In History
November 9
Year 5 Day 99 WWI
Year Month Start Date Event
1717 November 9 Born - November 9 - Louis-Joseph Gaultier de La Vérendrye, French Canadian fur trader and explorer (died 1761).
1775 November 9 Richard Montgomery crossed to Pointe-Saint-Charles, where he was greeted as a liberator.
1787 November 9 Born - November 9 - William MacBean George Colebrooke, lieutenant governor of New Brunswick (d.1870)
1819 November 9 Darkness at noon on November 9.
1838 November 9 Battle of Odelltown on November 9. End of the Lower Canada Rebellion.
1838 November 9 November 9 - Battle of Odelltown.
1840 November 9 Born - November 9 — Joseph-Adolphe Chapleau, lawyer, politician and 5th Premier of Quebec (died 1898)
1861 November 9 Died - November 9 - Howard Douglas, soldier, educator, author, inventor, and colonial administrator (born 1776)
1864 November 9 Born - November 9 - James Alexander Murray, politician and Premier of New Brunswick (died 1960)
1868 November 9 Born - November 9 — Marie Dressler, actress (died 1934)
1893 November 9 Died - November 9 - Henri Bernier, politician, businessman and manufacturer (b.1821)
1898 November 9 Born - November 9 - Emmett Matthew Hall, jurist, civil libertarian and Supreme Court justice (d.1995)
1905 November 9 November 9 - 1st Alberta General Election: Alexander Rutherford's Liberals win a majority in the first Alberta election
1926 November 9 Born - November 9 – Mary Morrison, soprano
1939 November 9 November 9 - Adélard Godbout becomes premier of Quebec for the second time, replacing Maurice Duplessis
1941 November 9 Born - November 9 - Tom Siddon, politician
1964 November 9 Born - November 9 – Leah Pells, track and field athlete
1965 November 9 November 9 – A failure at an Ontario power station causes the 1965 Blackout that stretches from Florida to Chicago and all of southern Ontario.
1966 November 9 Born - November 9 – Lisa Faust, field hockey player
1970 November 9 Born - November 9 - Chris Jericho, wrestler, actor, author, radio and television host and rock musician
1972 November 9 November 9 - Anik I, the world's first non-military communications satellite is launched.
1980 November 9 Born - November 9 Dominique Maltais, snowboarder and Olympic bronze medalist
1980 November 9 Born - November 9 Ben Rutledge, rower, Olympic gold medalist and World Champion
1990 November 9 Died - November 9 – Hugh MacLennan, author and professor of English (born 1907)
1996 November 9 Died - November 9 – Joe Ghiz, politician and 29th Premier of Prince Edward Island (born 1945)
1997 November 9 November 9 - The scandal-racked Saskatchewan Progressive Conservative Party is mothballed.
1998 November 9 November 9 - Roland Hewgill, actor
2009 November 9 November 9 - Four by-elections are held to fill vacancies in the House of Commons.
2010 November 9 Died - November 9 – Albert Wesley Johnson, civil servant, President of Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (1975–1982) (born 1923)
2010 November 9 November 9 – Johanna Skibsrud wins the Scotiabank Giller Prize for her novel The Sentimentalists.
2012 November 9 November 9 - Gilles Vaillancourt, the mayor of Laval, Quebec since 1989, resigns following allegations of corruption within Laval's city government at the provincial Charbonneau commission.