This Day In History
September 11
Terrorist Attack on the United States - 2001

Year Month Start Date Event
1854 September 11 September 11, Sir Allan Napier MacNab becomes the Premier of Canada West, the only Prime Minister of Canada that Hamilton has ever produced. (The Joint Premiers of the Province of Canada, who were the heads of government of the Province of Canada from th
1861 September 11 Toronto Street Railway is established.
1868 September 11 His Lordship Bishop Fulford, the first Bishop of the Anglican Diocese of Montreal, died at his residence after a painful illness, and was buried in Mount Royal Cemetery.
1895 September 11 Died - September 11 - Thomas Heath Haviland, politician (b.1822)
1898 September 11 September 11 - New Westminster, British Columbia destroyed by fire.
1905 September 11 Annexation Villeray village to Montreal city on September 11.
1915 September 11 Died - September 11 – William Cornelius Van Horne, pioneering railway executive (b.1843)
1919 September 11 Born - September 11 - Daphne Odjig, artist
1920 September 11 Born - September 11 - Dalton Camp, journalist, politician, political strategist and commentator (d.2002)
1925 September 11 Born - September 11 - Harry Somers, composer (d.1999)
1939 September 11 September 11 - World War II: Canada establishes a High Commission of Canada in Canberra, Australia. Australia reciprocates, the next day.[2]
1940 September 11 Born - September 11 - Gerry Phillips, politician
1952 September 11 September 11 – Volkswagen of Canada is founded.
1956 September 11 Died - September 11 – Billy Bishop, First World War flying ace (b.1894)
1958 September 11 Died - September 11 – Robert W. Service, poet and writer (b.1874)
1958 September 11 Died - September 11 – Camillien Houde, politician and four-time mayor of Montreal (b.1889)
1959 September 11 September 11: Paul Sauvé becomes premier of Quebec
1975 September 11 September 11 - John Napier Turner resigns from government to protest the implementation of wage and price controls.
1984 September 11 On September 11, Pope John Paul II participated in a youth rally with about 55,000 people in attendance, on the Olympic Stadium.
1987 September 11 Died - September 11 - Lorne Greene, actor (b.1915)
1990 September 11 Died - September 11 – Lela Brooks, speed skater and world record holder (born 1908)
1997 September 11 September 11 - Camille Henry, ice hockey player (born 1933)
2001 September 11 September 11 - Canada's border with the United States is on high alert in the aftermath of the terrorist attacks in the United States. Canadian government initiates both "Operation Support" and "Operation Yellow Ribbon."
2007 September 11 September 11 – Stephen Harper becomes the first Canadian Prime Minister since Confederation to address the Parliament of Australia.
2008 September 11 Died - September 11 - Bennett Campbell, (1988–2004) (born 1943)
2009 September 11 Died - September 11 - Pierre Cossette, television producer (born 1923)
2012 September 11 Premier Dalton McGuinty and the Liberal party pass Bill 115 'Putting Students First Act 2012', thereby eliminating the rights of all teachers in Ontario to go on strike for the next two years. Bill 115 also freezes wages, grants ten sick days per year (do