This Day in History
January 14
Year Month Start Date Event
1773 January 14 Born - January 14 - William Amherst, 1st Earl Amherst, diplomat and governor general (d.1857)
1838 January 14 January 14 - The rebels, under Mackenzie, evacuate Navy Island.
1845 January 14 Born - January 14 - Henry Petty-Fitzmaurice, 5th Marquess of Lansdowne, Governor General of Canada (died 1927)
1846 January 14 Born - January 14 - Daniel Hunter McMillan, politician and Lieutenant-Governor of Manitoba (died 1933)
1850 January 14 January 14 - Malcolm Cameron visits Washington, D.C. about a trade reciprocity agreement.
1855 January 14 Born - January 14 - Homer Watson, artist (died 1936)
1875 January 14 January 14 - The Halifax Herald is first published
1884 January 14 Died - January 14 - Pierre-Eustache Dostaler, farmer and politician (b.1809)
1896 January 14 Died - January 14 - Christopher William Bunting, politician, merchant, newspaper owner and newspaper publisher (b.1837)
1901 January 14 Born - January 14 — Dana Porter, politician and jurist (d.1967)
1904 January 14 Born - January 14 - Walter Harris, politician and lawyer (d.1999)
1907 January 14 Born - January 14 - Georges-Émile Lapalme, politician (d.1985)
1917 January 14 January 14 - Alexander Cameron, physician and politician (b.1834)
1929 January 14 Died - January 14 - Alexander Warburton, politician, jurist, author and Premier of Prince Edward Island (b.1852)
1930 January 14 Born - January 14 - Kenny Wheeler, composer and trumpet and flugelhorn player
1935 January 14 Born - January 14 - Lucille Wheeler, alpine skier, Olympic bronze medalist and World Champion
1936 January 14 January 14 - Thane Campbell becomes premier of Prince Edward Island, replacing Walter Lea
1939 January 14 Born - January 14 - Martha Gibson, actress
1947 January 14 Born - January 14 - Bill Werbeniuk, snooker player (d.2003)
1950 January 14 January 14 - The first non-stop trans-Canada flight is made
1967 January 14 Died - January 14 – James Lorimer Ilsley, politician, Minister and jurist (b.1894)
1968 January 14 Born - January 14 – Michael Meldrum, swimmer
1974 January 14 Born - January 14 - Hugues Legault, swimmer
1974 January 14 January 14 - Jules Léger is sworn in as Governor General
1976 January 14 January 14 - The Eaton's catalogue is discontinued.
1979 January 14 Born - January 14 - Nick Boynton, ice hockey player
1985 January 14 Born - January 14 – Katie Thorlakson, football (soccer) player
1996 January 14 January 14 - A free trade agreement with Israel is announced
1997 January 14 January 14 - Dollard Ménard, lieutenant colonel
2002 January 14 January 14 - Industry Minister and Liberal leadership hopeful Brian Tobin announces that he is leaving politics.
2005 January 14 Died - January 14 - Charlotte MacLeod, writer (born 1922)
2005 January 14 January 14 - Minister of Citizenship and Immigration Judy Sgro resigns from her cabinet post as she is being investigated for illegal immigration practices.
2010 January 14 January 14 – The Government of Canada sent two Canadian Forces Maritime Command ships (Athabaskan and Halifax) with emergency supplies and aid for further assistance in Haiti.
2010 January 14 Died - January 14 – P. K. Page, poet (born 1916)