This Day In History
October 12
Year 4 Day 69 WWI
Year Month Start Date Event
1758 October 12 Thursday:) October 12 - Charles Lawrence, Military Governor of Nova Scotia, issued a Proclamation that is published in the Boston Gazette, informing the people of New England that since the enemy which had formerly disturbed and harassed the province was a friend, land woud be made available for planters or farmers from the New Engalnd area.
1874 October 12 Born - October 12 - Albert Charles Saunders, jurist, politician and Premier of Prince Edward Island (d.1943)
1880 October 12 Born - October 12 - Healey Willan, organist and composer (d.1968)
1887 October 12 Died - October 12 - William Annand, 2nd Premier of Nova Scotia (b.1808)
1893 October 12 Born - October 12 - George Hodgson, swimmer and double Olympic gold medalist (d.1983)
1909 October 12 Born - October 12 - Dorothy Livesay, poet (d.1996)
1919 October 12 Born - October 12 - Gilles Beaudoin, politician and mayor of Trois-Rivières (d.2007)
1925 October 12 Born - October 12 – Denis Lazure, politician (d.2008)
1933 October 12 Born - October 12 - Guido Molinari, artist (d.2004)
1953 October 12 Wilfrid Laurier Memorial unveiled on October 12.
1953 October 12 October 12 – Wilfrid Laurier Memorial unveiled
1953 October 12 Born - October 12 – Daniel Louis, film producer
1955 October 12 Born - October 12 – Issa, singer-songwriter
1957 October 12 October 12 – Foreign Minister Lester B. Pearson wins the Nobel Peace Prize for his work on the Suez Crisis
1959 October 12 October 12: Isabella Memorial (Montreal) unveiled
1994 October 12 Died - October 12 – Gérald Godin, poet and politician (born 1938)
1995 October 12 Born - October 12 - Lauren Dixon, actress
1997 October 12 Born - October 12 - Nicholas Elia, actor
1997 October 12 October 12 - Rodrigue Bourdages, politician (born 1923)
2008 October 12 Died - October 12 - Leo Major, soldier (born 1921)
2008 October 12 October 12 - 2008 British Columbia pipeline bombings: An explosion occurred on a sour gas pipeline to the east of Dawson Creek British Columbia.
2009 October 12 October 12 - The Canadian National Challenge Cup 2009 was held in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.