25 March 2012

Timeline March 25 & 26

Mar 25
1634  Maryland was founded by English colonists sent by the second Lord Baltimore.
1807  King George III proclaims the Act for the Abolition of the Slave Trade in the British Empire.
1947  Elton John, Rock singer, musician, was born.
1957  The Treaty of Rome established the European Economic Community.
1958  Maiden flight of supersonic fighter the AVRO CF-105 Arrow at Malton Airport. Cancelled five months later.
1964  Brock University was chartered by the Ontario Legislature.

Mar 26
1816  Reuben Sherwood, head surveyor, completed blazing a trail from Perth's "Depot" to a point known as Port Elmsley.
1874  Robert Frost, the American writer of poetry , was born in San Francisco.
1885  The Eastman Dry Plate and Film Co. of Rochester, N.Y., manufactured the first commercial motion picture film.
1917  The Seattle Metropolitans became the first U.S. team to win the Stanley Cup as they defeated the Montreal Canadiens.
1932  The Ontario Legislature passed an act making the white trillium the floral emblem of the Province of Ontario.
1959  The provincial government incorporated York University.
2003  Ontario declares a public health emergency as a result of SARS.

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