This Day In History
October 11
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Year Month Start Date Event
1776 October 11 October 11 - The British are victorious on Lake Champlain.
1809 October 11 Born - October 11 - Modeste Demers, missionary (d.1871)
1849 October 11 October 11 - The Montreal Annexation Manifesto is published
1849 October 11 On October 11, an Annexation Manifesto, supported by both English speaking and French speaking Canadians, calling for the Province of Canada to join the United States is published in the Montreal Gazette.
1849 October 11 On October 11, an Annexation Manifesto, supported by both English speaking and French speaking Canadians, calling for the Province of Canada to join the United States is published in the Montreal Gazette.
1850 October 11 October 11 - The St. Lawrence and Atlantic Railroad opens.
1851 October 11 October 11 - The St. L. & A. Railway is opened to Richmond.
1887 October 11 Died - October 11 - Louis-Adélard Senécal, businessman and politician (b.1829)
1903 October 11 Born - October 11 - David Turner, soccer player
1918 October 11 Died - October 11 - Wallace Lloyd Algie, Victoria Cross recipient (b. 1891)
1927 October 11 October 11 - Richard Bedford Bennett, becomes leader of the Conservative Party of Canada
1940 October 11 Born - October 11 - David McFadden, poet, fiction writer and travel writer
1942 October 11 Born - October 11 - Dianne Brushett, politician
1951 October 11 Born - October 11 – Jim Carr, politician
1967 October 11 October 11: Saskatchewan election: Ross Thatcher's Liberals win a second consecutive majority
1972 October 11 Born -October 11 - Brigitte Soucy, volleyball player
1974 October 11 Born - October 11 - Jason Arnott, ice hockey player
1996 October 11 Died - October 11 - Joe Morris, trade unionist and president of the Canadian Labour Congress (born 1913)
1996 October 11 Died - October 11 - William Vickrey, professor of economics and Nobel Laureate (born 1914)
2006 October 11 Film - October 11 – Media reports announce that Bon Cop, Bad Cop has beaten Porky's to become the top-grossing Canadian film of all time in domestic box office; these are later disputed as not having taken inflation into account.
2008 October 11 Died - October 11 - Nelson Symonds, jazz guitarist (born 1933)
2009 October 11 Died - October 11 - Herb Leblanc, musician (born 1928)
2011 October 11 October 11 - Yukon general election, 2011
2011 October 11 October 11 - Newfoundland and Labrador general election, 2011