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On This Day

February 1

National Freedom Day

1871 The first branch of the Dominion Bank opens at 40 King st east in Toronto above a paint store.

1893 The first movie studio The Black Maria is opened by Thomas A. Edison.

1920 The RCMP Royal Canadian Mounted Police are formed.

1949 The first 45 in record is released by RCA.

1955 Bank of Toronto merge with Toronto Dominion Bank.

1955 Happy Day ordained as Captain, Coach, & GM of the Toronto Maple Leafs.

1963 At age of 17 Neil Young plays his first gig in Winnipeg, Manitoba.

1974 Good Times premieres on CBS TV.

1982 Late Night with David Letterman premieres on NBC-TV.

1994 The Fugees release their debut album Blunted on Reality.

2004 The wardrobe malfunction Bowl during the halftime show of Super Bowl XXXVIII Janet Jackson breast is exposed oh yeah and The New England Patriots win the game.

Happy Birthday

1882 Louis St. Laurent 12th Prime Minister of Canada

1895 Conn Smythe Hockey Legend

1948 Rick James Musician

1965 Brandon Lee actor The Crow

1968 Lisa Marie Presley Daughter of Elvis Presley

1968 Pauly Shore Stand Up Comedian, Actor in Encino Man, Son in Law, & Pauly Shore Is Dead.

1975 Big Boy Rapper in the rap duo Outkast

1987 Ronda Rousey MMA fighter First female UFC Champion, Judo Olympics Bronze Medalist & WWE Wrestler, 1 X WWE Raw Women's Championship

1992 Christina Salgado reality star



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