This Day In History
September 14
Year 5 Day 41 WW I
Year Month Start Date Event
1758 September 14 Thursday September 14 - Major Grant, with 800 Highlanders and some Virginians, is defeated by French and Indians, from Fort Duquesne, under Aubry.
1759 September 14 Friday September 14 - Montcalm dies in the Castle of St. Louis.
1808 September 14 Born - September 14 - Edwin Atwater, businessperson and municipal politician (d.1874)
1846 September 14 Creation of the village of Côte-Saint-Louis on September 14.
1894 September 14 Died - September 14 - Narcisse-Fortunat Belleau, lawyer, businessman and politician (b.1808)
1901 September 14 Born - September 14 — George Carlyle Marler, politician, notary and philatelist (d.1981)
1904 September 14 Born - September 14 - Frank Amyot, sprint canoer and Olympic gold medalist (d.1962)
1907 September 14 September 14 - Jasper National Park established.
1925 September 14 September 14 - John Baxter becomes premier of New Brunswick, replacing Peter Veniot
1926 September 14 September 14 – Federal election: the coalition of Mackenzie King's Liberals and the Liberal-Progressives win a majority, defeating Arthur Meighen's Conservatives
1929 September 14 Born - September 14 - Dimitri Dimakopoulos, architect
1932 September 14 Born - September 14 - Harry Sinden, ice hockey player, general manager and coach
1944 September 14 Died - September 14 - Roméo Sabourin, World War II hero (b.1923)
1944 September 14 Died - September 14 - John Kenneth Macalister, World War II hero (b.1914)
1944 September 14 Died - September 14 - Frank Pickersgill, World War II hero (b.1915)
1948 September 14 Born - September 14 - John Edzerza, Yukon MLA (d. 2011)
1949 September 14 September 14 - The Noronic, the largest Canadian passenger ship on the Great Lakes, is destroyed by a fire while docked in Toronto, killing 118.
1951 September 14 Born - September 14 – Elizabeth Carruthers, diver
1951 September 14 Died - September 14 – James Langstaff Bowman, politician and Speaker of the Canadian House of Commons (b.1879)
1959 September 14 Born - October 14 – Dominic Agostino, politician (d.2004)
1960 September 14 Born - September 14 – Callum Keith Rennie, actor
1964 September 14 Born - September 14 – Terrence Paul, rower and Olympic gold medalist
1966 September 14 Inauguration of Montreal subway on September 14.
1992 September 14 Died - September 14 - Paul Joseph James Martin, politician (born 1903)
2001 September 14 September 14 - Three days after the September 11 terrorist attacks, while the rest of the world sees the memorial service for the victims at the Washington National Cathedral, Canadians see the similar service on Parliament Hill—the largest single vigil ever held in Ottawa.
2004 September 14 September 14 - Canada wins the World Cup of Hockey
2011 September 14 Died - September 14 – Buddy Tinsley, 87, football player (Winnipeg Blue Bombers) (born 1924)