08 April 2012

Timeline April 8

April 8
1513  Explorer Juan Ponce de Leon claimed Florida for Spain.
1875  The Supreme Court of Canada was established.
1892  Mary Pickford, actress, was born in Toronto.
1949  A Royal Commission on National Development in the Arts and Letters and Sciences was established. It was headed by Vincent Massey. The result was the establishment of the Canada Council in 1957.
2012  Bubbba Watson won the Master's Golf tournament in Augusta, Georgia.

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