On This Day
1718 Jean-Baptiste Le Moyne de Bienville.
1848 The great fire of Toronto
1908 UBC University of British Columbia is founded
1915 RMS Lusitania is struck by a U20 torpedo fired from a German Submarine. Killing Toronto's Charles Frohm.
1915 A fire blazes threw The Prince of Wales Theater in Toronto.
1920 The Grand Opening of The Art Gallery of Ontario it’s premier exhibit is The Group of Seven
1941 the first gold record Chattanooga Choo Choo is recorded at Victor Recording Studios by Glenn Miller and his Orchestra
1982 The NFL Raiders move from Oakland to Los Angeles
1989 In Nashville, Tennessee It’s Wrestle War’89 where Rick Steamboat defeats Ric Flair and becomes the NWA Heavyweight Title
1893 Frank J Selke 9 x Stanley Cup Champion with the Toronto Maple Leafs & Montreal Canadiens. Coached & Managed The Toronto Ravinas. 1960 was inducted into the Hockey Hall Of Fame. The NHL named a trophy his honor for the best defense forward.
1946 Jerry Nolan drummer with The Heartbreakers, The New York Dolls
1956 Anne Dudley Composer in the band Art of Noise, scores films
1965 Owen Hart WWE Superstar, 4 x tag team champion, 2 x Intercontinental Champion 1994 King Of The Ring, part of the legendary Hart Family
1968 Traci Lords actress
1974 Scott Whittaker NFL player played with Oakland Raiders 1984 Kevin Owen wrestler WWE Universal Championship, Intercontinental Championship, United States Championship
1985 Scheana Marie Model
1987 Anissa Kate actress
1987 Chiara Ferragni Fashion Designer
1993 Will Ospreay wrestler