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On This Day

January 1

New Year's Day

January 1st 1853 The town Yorkville is established, which is now part of the city of Toronto.

1890 The inaugural Rose Parade take place in Pasadena, California

1894 The city of Calgary is incorporated

1984 Grandmaster Flash & the Furious Five release the album Greatest Messages.

1989 The start of Free Trade Agreement between Canada & US

1989 WTO World Trade Organization is formed

1990 Ween Release the album GodWeenSatan: The Oneness

1992 The Soviet Union changes its name to Russia is founded

Happy Birthday

1735 Paul Revere

1919 JD Salinger Author Catcher In the Rye

1944 Jimmy The mouth of The South Hart WWF Manager

1958 Grandmaster Flash Hip hop pioneer

1969 Verne Troyer actor know for Austin Powers & How the Grinch Stole Christmas.

1977 Bobby Roode TNA Champion

1983 Dana DeLorenzo actress in Ash vs Evil Dead & Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.

1985 Jeff Carter 2 x Stanley Cup Champion

1986 Anna Brewster actress in Star Wars Force Awakens

1992 Nia Lovelis drummer who played in the bands The Smashing Pumpkins, Foo Fighters, & Hey Violet.


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