This Day In History
September 13
Year 4 Day 40 WW I
Year Month Start Date Event
1759 September 13 Thursday September 13 - James Wolfe lands a force at Fuller's Cove, between 1 and 2 in the morning. They climb to the Plains of Abraham. At 6 a.m., Marquis de Montcalm is informed that the British have accomplished what he deemed impossible; but mobilizes his troops to march out of Quebec to face the British where Montcalm is defeat and both he and Wolfe are wounded and die.
1759 September 13 On September 13, the British troops of James Wolfe defeat the French troops of Montcalm in the Battle of the Plains of Abraham near Quebec City.
1775 September 13 Born - September 13 - Laura Secord, heroine of the War of 1812 (d.1868)
1841 September 13 Born - September 13 - George Airey Kirkpatrick, politician (died 1899)
1889 September 13 Died - September 13 - Henry Joseph Clarke, lawyer, politician and 3rd Premier of Manitoba (b.1833)
1915 September 13 September 13 – WWI: with the arrival of the 2nd Canadian Division a separate Canadian Corps is created
1924 September 13 Born - September 13 - Léonel Beaudoin, politician
1942 September 13 Born - September 13 - Michael Breaugh, politician
1942 September 13 Born - September 13 - Michel Côté, businessman and politician
1965 September 13 September 13 - The new Toronto City Hall is opened.[1]
1965 September 13 The Toronto City Hall opens.
1967 September 13 September 13: George Smith becomes premier of Nova Scotia, replacing Robert Stanfield
1976 September 13 Born - September 13 - José Théodore, ice hockey player
1982 September 13 The Roy Thomson Hall opens.
1999 September 13 September 13 - The first episode of the children's series Mona the Vampire is broadcast on YTV
2002 September 13 Died - September 13 - George Stanley, historian, author, soldier, teacher, public servant and designer of the current Canadian flag (born 1907)
2004 September 13 September 13 - Canada's first same-sex divorce occurs, in Ontario.
2004 September 13 September 13–15 - Health care conference in Ottawa between Prime Minister Paul Martin and the provinces.
2006 September 13 Dawson College shooting on September 13. Kimveer Gill killed one student and wounded nineteen others before he committed suicide.
2006 September 13 September 13 - Anastasia De Sousa (born 1988)
2006 September 13 September 13 - Kimveer Gill, murderer responsible for the Dawson College shooting (born 1981)
2006 September 13 September 13 - Two people are killed and nineteen injured in the Dawson College shooting in Montreal
2008 September 13 Died - September 13 - James W. Snow, politician, member of Legislative Assembly of Ontario (1967–1985) (born 1929)
2009 September 13 Died - September 13 - Philip Aziz, artist (born 1923)
2011 September 13 Died - September 13 – Paul Gallant, 67, entrepreneur, inventor of Puzz-3D, cancer (born 1944)