This Day In History
November 5
Year 5 Day 95 WWI
Year Month Start Date Event
1754 November 5 Born - November 5 - Alessandro Malaspina, explorer (died 1810)
1755 November 5 Born - November 5 - William Dummer Powell, lawyer, judge and politician (d.1834)
1835 November 5 Born - November 5 - Edgar Dewdney, politician, Lieutenant Governor of Northwest Territories and Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia (died 1916)
1873 November 5 November 5 - Pacific Scandal: the Canadian House of Commons passes a vote of no confidence in Sir John A. Macdonald's government
1885 November 5 Born - November 5 - Edgar Sydney Little, politician (d.1943)
1885 November 5 Died - November 5 - David Anderson, Church of England priest and bishop of Rupert's Land (b.1814)
1894 November 5 Born - November 5 - Harold Innis, professor of political economy and author (d.1952)
1895 November 5 Born - November 5 - Howard Charles Green, politician and Minister (d.1989)
1899 November 5 Born - November 5 - Gilbert Layton, businessman and politician (d.1961)
1945 November 5 Born - November 5 - Jacques Lanctôt, member of the Front de libération du Québec (FLQ)
1948 November 5 Born - November 5 - Michael Neary, rower
1950 November 5 Born - November 5 - Susan Nattrass, sport shooter
1959 November 5 Born - November 5 – Bryan Adams, rock singer-songwriter and photographer
1960 November 5 November 5 – Mack Sennett, actor, producer, screenwriter and film director (b.1880)
1965 November 5 Born - November 5 – Andrew Crosby, rower and Olympic gold medalist
1967 November 5 November 5: Robert Stanfield becomes head of the federal Progressive Conservative Party
1977 November 5 Died - November 5 - Guy Lombardo, bandleader and violinist (b.1902)
1981 November 5 November 5 - Canadian government and all provinces, except Quebec, agree on how to patriate the Canadian Constitution
1985 November 5 November 5 - Nick Sibbeston becomes government leader of the Northwest Territories, replacing Richard Nerysoo
1986 November 5 Died - November 5 - Claude Jutra, actor, film director and writer (b.1930)
1991 November 5 November 5 - Michael Harcourt becomes premier of British Columbia, replacing Rita Johnston
1995 November 5 November 5 - André Dallaire breaks into 24 Sussex Drive and the Prime Minister fends him off with an Inuit sculpture
1995 November 5 November 5 - Paul Bernardo is declared a dangerous offender, meaning he will be ineligible for parole
1996 November 5 Born - November 5 - Victoria Moors, gymnast
1996 November 5 November 5 - Jean-Louis Roux forced to resign as Lieutenant Governor of Quebec when pictures of him at Nazi rallies in the 1930s are published
1999 November 5 November 5 - Quebec sign law is overturned
1999 November 5 November 5 - A Quebec court decides that Onex's bid for Air Canada is illegal
2003 November 5 November 5 - In the Saskatchewan election Premier Lorne Calvert's NDP is re-elected to a thin majority
2004 November 5 November 5 - Same sex marriage in Saskatchewan: A Saskatchewan judge declares that same-sex couples have the right to marry in that province.
2008 November 5 Died - November 5 - Norm Marshall, broadcaster (born 1918)
2009 November 5 Died - November 5 - Adam Firestorm, professional wrestler (born 1976)
2010 November 5 Died - November 5 – David Steuart, politician, Saskatchewan MLA (1962–1977) and Leader of the Opposition (1971–1976), Senator (1975–1991) (born 1916)
2012 November 5 November 5 - Gérald Tremblay resigns as mayor of Montreal, following allegations of corruption within the city government at the provincial Charbonneau commission.