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1802 in Canada

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1802 in Canada

Events from the year 1802 in Canada.

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Events

  • The Tlingit start resisting Russian incursions into their territory.
  • First Nations massacre Russians at Old Sitka; only a few survive.
  • Alexander Mackenzie is knighted for his efforts in 1802 and becomes a member of the XY Company.
  • Saint Mary's University is founded at Halifax.
  • Births

  • January 9 - Catharine Parr Traill, writer (d.1899)
  • March 4 - Samuel Harrison, farmer, lawyer, mill owner, politician, judge and 1st Joint Premiers of the Province of Canada (d.1867)
  • May 2 - Étienne Parent, journalist (d.1874)
  • July 9 - Edmond Baird, cabinet-maker and upholsterer (d.1859)
  • October 31 - Charles Dickson Archibald, lawyer, businessman and politician (d.1868)
  • Full date unknown

  • Henry Sherwood, lawyer, local politician and 4th Premier of Canada West (d.1855)
  • Deaths

  • April 3 - Philippe-François de Rastel de Rocheblave, soldier, businessman and political figure in Lower Canada (b. 1727)
  • References

    1802 in Canada Wikipedia


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