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1893 in Canada

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1893 in Canada

Events from the year 1893 in Canada.

Contents

Crown

  • Head of state (monarch) – Queen Victoria (consort – Vacant)
  • Federal government

  • Governor general – Frederick Stanley (until September 18) then John Hamilton-Gordon (viceregal consort – Lady Constance Villiers then Ishbel Hamilton-Gordon, Marchioness of Aberdeen and Temair)
  • Prime minister – John Thompson
  • Lieutenant governors

  • Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia – Edgar Dewdney
  • Lieutenant Governor of Manitoba – John Christian Schultz
  • Lieutenant Governor of New Brunswick – Samuel Leonard Tilley (until September 21) then John Boyd (September 21 to December 4) then John James Fraser (from December 20)
  • Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia – Malachy Bowes Daly
  • Lieutenant Governor of Ontario – George Airey Kirkpatrick
  • Lieutenant Governor of Prince Edward Island – Jedediah Slason Carvell
  • Lieutenant Governor of Quebec – Joseph-Adolphe Chapleau
  • Premiers

  • Premier of British Columbia – Theodore Davie
  • Premier of Manitoba – Thomas Greenway
  • Premier of New Brunswick – Andrew George Blair
  • Premier of Nova Scotia – William Stevens Fielding
  • Premier of Ontario – Oliver Mowat
  • Premier of Prince Edward Island – Frederick Peters
  • Premier of Quebec – Louis-Olivier Taillon
  • Lieutenant governors

  • Lieutenant Governor of Keewatin – John Christian Schultz
  • Lieutenant Governor of the North-West Territories – Joseph Royal (until October 31) then Charles Herbert Mackintosh
  • Premiers

  • Chairman of the Executive Committee of the North-West Territories – Frederick Haultain
  • Events

  • May 27 - Algonquin Provincial Park is established as a wildlife sanctuary in Ontario
  • September 16 - Calgary incorporated as a city
  • October 27 - The National Council of Women meets for the first time
  • December 18 - Robert Machray is elected first Primate of the Anglican Church of Canada
  • Full date unknown

  • The Redpath Library is bestowed upon McGill University
  • Canada Evidence Act created
  • Jacques Cartier Monument (Montreal) unveiled
  • January to June

  • January 8 - Jean Désy, diplomat (d.1960)
  • February 7 - Joseph Algernon Pearce, astrophycisist (d.1988)
  • May 5 - J. Dewey Soper, Arctic explorer, zoologist, ornithologist and author (d.1982)
  • May 7 - Frank J. Selke, ice hockey manager (d.1985)
  • May 28 - Donald MacLaren, World War I flying ace, businessman (d.1988)
  • June 5 - George Croil, first Chief of the Air Staff of the Royal Canadian Air Force (d.1959)
  • June 16 - Ernest Lloyd Janney, Provisional Commander of the Canadian Aviation Corps (d.1941)
  • June 20 - Austin Claude Taylor, politician (d.1965)
  • June 23 - Merrill Denison, playwright (d.1975)
  • July to December

  • July 7 - James White, World War I flying ace (d.1972)
  • August 18 - Ernest MacMillan, conductor and composer (d.1973)
  • August 21 - Wilfred Curtis, Chief of the Air Staff of the Royal Canadian Air Force (d.1977)
  • October 12 - George Hodgson, swimmer and double Olympic gold medalist (d.1983)
  • November 12 - Roy Kellock, jurist and Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada (d.1975)
  • November 22 - Raymond Collishaw, World War I flying ace (d.1976)
  • December 8 - J. Arthur Ross, politician (d.1958)
  • December 23 - John Patrick Barry, politician and lawyer (d.1946)
  • December 23 - Roy Brown, World War I flying ace (d.1944)
  • Full date unknown

  • Parr, artist (d.1969)
  • January to June

  • January 26 - James Armstrong, politician (b.1830)
  • February 18 - George-Édouard Desbarats, printer and inventor (b.1838)
  • March 18 - David H. Armstrong, United States Senator from Missouri from 1877 till 1879. (b.1812)
  • March 30 - Jane Mackenzie, second wife of Alexander Mackenzie, 2nd Prime Minister of Canada (b.1825)
  • April 2 - Eden Colvile, Governor of Rupert's Land (b.1819)
  • July to December

  • July 22 - John Rae, doctor and explorer (b.1813)
  • September 19 - Alexander Tilloch Galt, politician and a Father of Confederation (b.1817)
  • October 30 - John Abbott, politician and 3rd Prime Minister of Canada (b.1821)
  • November 9 - Henri Bernier, politician, businessman and manufacturer (b.1821)
  • December 9 - Charles Sangster, poet (b.1822)
  • References

    1893 in Canada Wikipedia


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