This Day In History

June 10

Year Month Start Date Event
1791 June 10 The Constitutional Act is enacted by the British Parliament on June 10.
1840 June 10 June 10 Queen Victoria and Prince Albert are shot at.
1896 June 10 Died - June 10 - Donald Alexander Macdonald, politician (b.1817)
1903 June 10 Born - June 10 - Alexander Wallace Matheson, politician and Premier of Prince Edward Island (d.1976)
1912 June 10 Born - June 10 - Jean Lesage, lawyer, politician and Premier of Quebec (d.1980)
1912 June 10 Born - June 10 - W. A. Kardash, politician (d.1997)
1918 June 10 Born - June 10 Barry Morse, actor (d.2008)
1925 June 10 June 10 - The United Church of Canada opens for services
1925 June 10 The Methodist churches, Congregational churches, and a large portion of the Presbyterian churches join to form the United Church of Canada.
1925 June 10 United Church of Canada holds its first service at Arena Gardens.
1929 June 10 Born - June 10 - Pearl McGonigal, politician
1932 June 10 Born - June 10 - Hal Jackman, businessman and 25th Lieutenant Governor of Ontario
1937 June 10 Died - June 10 - Robert Borden, lawyer, politician and 8th Prime Minister of Canada (b.1854)
1940 June 10 Died - June 10 - Norman McLeod Rogers, lawyer, politician and Minister (b.1894)
1940 June 10 June 10 - World War II: Canada declares war against Italy
1941 June 10 Died - June 10 - Henry Wise Wood, politician and president of the United Farmers of Alberta (b.1860)
1942 June 10 Born - June 10 - Preston Manning, politician
1947 June 10 Died - June 10 - Alexander Bethune, politician and 12th Mayor of Vancouver (b.1852)
1947 June 10 Born - June 10 - Michel Bastarache, lawyer, businessman, puisne justice on the Supreme Court of Canada
1956 June 10 Born - June 10 Hugh McMillan, musician
1957 June 10 June 10 Federal election: John Diefenbaker's PCs win a minority, defeating Louis Saint Laurent's Liberals
1968 June 10 Born - June 10 Susan Haskell, actress
1976 June 10 Born - June 10 - James Moore, politician and Minister
1976 June 10 Died - June 10 - William John Patterson, politician and 6th Premier of Saskatchewan (b.1886)
1982 June 10 Died - June 10 - Elizabeth Goudie, writer (b.1902).
1996 June 10 June 10 - The Quebec government reintroduces the "Language police"
1998 June 10 June 10 - One person is killed by an explosion at an Irving Oil refinery.
1999 June 10 June 10 - The Reform Party of Canada votes to become the Canadian Alliance
2003 June 10 June 10 - The Court of Appeal for Ontario rules the ban on same-sex marriage illegal, and marriages begin immediately
2003 June 10 June 10 - The Michaels are wed in Ontario, making their marriage the first legal same-sex marriage in Canada.
2004 June 10 June 10 - Elections Canada's Chief Electoral Officer announces changes to allow televised results of upcoming election without delay after closing of local polling stations.
2011 June 10 Died - June 10 Theo Dubois, 100, rower (born 1911).
2011 June 10 June 1012: 2011 Canadian Grand Prix Montreal, Quebec
2012 June 10 June 10: 2012 Canadian Grand Prix Montreal, Quebec