02 October 2011

Timeline Oct 2 to 4

Oct 2
1883  A women's medical college was founded at Queen's University, Kingston, by Dr. Jennie Trout.
1950  The comic strip "Peanuts" by Charles M Schulz was first published.

Oct 3
1882  A.Y. Jackson, landscape painter, was born in Montreal. He later became a member of the Group of Seven.
1914  The first contingent of Canadian troops, numbering 33,000, left Quebec City in 30 transport ships for England.
1990  West Germany and East Germany ended 45 years of postwar division, declaring the creation of a new unified country.

Oct 4
1798  York's first newspaper, the Upper Canada Gazette or American Oracle, relocated from Niagara.
1957  The Space Age began as the Soviet Union launched Sputnik, the first man-made satellite into orbit.
1958  The first trans Atlantic passenger jetliner service was begun by British Overseas Airways Corp. with flights between London and New York.

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