25 September 2011

Timeline Sept 25 to 27

Sept 25
1826  John By Burrows became the first white child born at Bytown.
1888  The Ottawa Exhibition opened for the first time.
1892  Gregory Clark, newspaper man and humorist, was born in Toronto.
1932  Glen Gould, child prodigy pianist, was born in Toronto.
1956  The first trans-Atlantic telephone cable went into service

Sept 26
1777  British troops occupied Philadelphia during the American Revolution.
1969  The Centennial Centre of Science and Technology now known as the Ontario Science Centre, was opened in Toronto.

Sept 27
1779  John Adams was named to negotiate the Revolutionary War's peace terms with Britain.
1825  The first locomotive to haul a passenger train was operated by George Stephenson in England.

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