28 February 2012

Timeline Feb 28

Feb 28
1860  Woodstock College opened, Woodstock, Ontario.
1901  Linus Pauling, the American Nobel Prize-winning chemist and political activist, was born.
1925  Ottawa was shaken by an earthquake for the first time in its history.
1952  Vincent Massey installed as First Canadian-born Governor General of Canada; serves 1952-59; former President of the Massey-Harris Company 1921-25; Canada's First Ambassador to the United States 1926-30; Canadian High Commissioner in London 1935-46.
2010  Closing ceremonies of the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, BC. Canada wins the gold medal in men's hockey with the overtime goal of Sydney Crosby. Canada wins 14 gold medals the most ever won by one country in the Winter Olympics.

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