This Day In History
October 9

Year Month Start Date Event
1869 October 9 October 9 - Sir Francis Hincks becomes Minister of Finance
1879 October 9 Born - October 9 - William Warren, lawyer, politician, judge and Prime Minister of Newfoundland (d.1927)
1880 October 9 October 9 - The United Kingdom gives Canada control of the Arctic islands.
1890 October 9 Born - October 9 — Aimee Semple McPherson, evangelist (d.1944)
1915 October 9 October 9 – WWI: The 3rd Canadian Division arrives in France
1916 October 9 Born - October 9 - Bill Allum, ice hockey player (d.1992)
1922 October 9 Born - October 9 - Lιon Dion, political scientist (d.1997)
1922 October 9 October 9 – Prairie Bible College opens with eight students in Three Hills, Alberta
1936 October 9 Born - October 9 – Don Wittman, sportscaster (d.2008)
1940 October 9 Died - October 9 - Wilfred Grenfell, medical missionary (b.1865)
1948 October 9 Born - October 9 - Brad Woodside, politician, Mayor of Fredericton, New Brunswick
1951 October 9 Born - October 9 – Joe Tascona, lawyer and politician
1967 October 9 Born - October 9 – Carling Bassett-Seguso, tennis player
1967 October 9 Born - October 9 – Guylaine Dumont, beach volleyball player
1981 October 9 Born - October 9 - Chad Hankewich, swimmer
1994 October 9 Born - October 9 – Jodelle Ferland born in Nanaimo, British Columbia
1996 October 9 Died - October 9 – Colleen Peterson, singer (born 1950)
2007 October 9 October 9 – A series of small earthquakes start in the British Columbia Interior that expressed interest in the adjacent 7,200 year old Nazko Cone.
2007 October 9 October 9 – The general election in Newfoundland and Labrador is won by the governing Progressive Conservatives.
2008 October 9 Died - October 9 - Milan Kymlicka, arranger, composer and conductor (born 1936)
2011 October 9 Died - October 9 - Rob Buckman, 63, British-born oncologist and comedian (born 1948)[151]
2011 October 9 Died - October 9 - James Worrall, 97, Olympic athlete (1936) and administrator (born 1914)