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1904 in Canada

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1904 in Canada

Events from the year 1904 in Canada.

Contents

Crown

  • Head of state (monarch) – Edward VII (consort – Queen Alexandra)
  • Federal government

  • Governor general – Earl of Minto (until December 10) then Albert Grey (viceregal consort – Mary Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound, Countess of Minto then Alice Holford)
  • Prime minister – Wilfrid Laurier
  • Lieutenant governors

  • Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia – Henri-Gustave Joly de Lotbinière
  • Lieutenant Governor of Manitoba – Daniel Hunter McMillan
  • Lieutenant Governor of New Brunswick – Jabez Bunting Snowball
  • Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia – Alfred Gilpin Jones
  • Lieutenant Governor of Ontario – William Mortimer Clark
  • Lieutenant Governor of Prince Edward Island – Peter A. McIntyre (until October 3) then Donald Alexander MacKinnon
  • Lieutenant Governor of Quebec – Louis-Amable Jetté
  • Premiers

  • Premier of British Columbia – Richard McBride
  • Premier of Manitoba – Rodmond Roblin
  • Premier of New Brunswick – Lemuel John Tweedie
  • Premier of Nova Scotia – George Henry Murray
  • Premier of Ontario – George William Ross
  • Premier of Prince Edward Island – Arthur Peters
  • Premier of Quebec – Simon-Napoléon Parent
  • Commissioners

  • Commissioner of Yukon – Frederick Tennyson Congdon (until October 29) then Zachary Taylor Wood (acting)
  • Lieutenant governors

  • Lieutenant Governor of Keewatin – Daniel Hunter McMillan
  • Lieutenant Governor of the North-West Territories – Amédée E. Forget
  • Premiers

  • Premier of North-West Territories – Frederick Haultain
  • Events

  • April 8 - In the Lansdowne-Cambon Convention France gives up some of its longstanding rights in Newfoundland
  • April 19 - The Great Toronto Fire destroys much of that city's downtown, but kills no one.
  • June 24 - The North-West Mounted Police become the Royal Northwest Mounted Police
  • September 10 - American criminal Bill Miner stages Canada's first-ever train robbery
  • October 8 - Edmonton is incorporated as a city of the North-West Territories.
  • Full date unknown

  • Henry Ford opens an automobile manufacturing plant in Windsor, Ontario
  • Assiniboine Park in Winnipeg opens
  • January to June

  • January 4 - Pegi Nicol MacLeod, artist (d.1949)
  • January 14 - Walter Harris, politician and lawyer (d.1999)
  • February 29 - Lloyd Stinson, politician (d.1976)
  • March 6 - Farquhar Oliver, politician (d.1989)
  • March 26 - Gustave Biéler, Special Operations Executive agent during World War II (d.1944)
  • April 16 - Fifi D'Orsay, actress (d.1983)
  • April 26 - Paul-Émile Léger, Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church (d.1991)
  • May 1 - Wally Downer, politician (d.1994)
  • May 13 - Earle Birney, poet (d.1995)
  • May 29 - Eugene Forsey, politician and constitutional expert (d.1991)
  • June 26 - Frank Scott Hogg, astrophysicist (d.1951)
  • July to December

  • July 22 - Donald O. Hebb, psychologist (d.1985)
  • August 15 - George Klein, inventor (d. 1992)
  • September 7 - Matthew Halton, radio and television journalist (d.1956)
  • September 14 - Frank Amyot, sprint canoer and Olympic gold medalist (d.1962)
  • September 23 - Geoffrey Waddington, conductor
  • September 29 - Robert Legget, civil engineer, historian and non-fiction writer (d.1994)
  • October 20 - Tommy Douglas, politician and Premier of Saskatchewan (d.1986)
  • November 18 - Jean Paul Lemieux, painter (d.1990)
  • November 26 - Armand Frappier, physician and microbiologist (d.1991)
  • December 18 - Wilf Carter, country music singer, songwriter, guitarist and yodeller (d.1996)
  • December 25 - Gerhard Herzberg, physicist and physical chemist (d.1999)
  • December 28 - Bobbie Rosenfeld, athlete and Olympic gold medalist (d.1969)
  • December 29 - Léoda Gauthier, politician (d.1964)
  • Deaths

  • February 9 - Erastus Wiman, journalist and businessman (b.1834)
  • March 9 - Robert Machray, clergyman, missionary and first Primate of the Church of England in Canada (b.1831)
  • April 17 - Joseph Brunet, politician and businessman (b.1834)
  • August 8 - James Cox Aikins, politician, Minister and Lieutenant-Governor of Manitoba (b.1823)
  • August 31 - Jean Baptiste Blanchet, politician (b.1842)
  • September 26 - John Fitzwilliam Stairs, entrepreneur and statesman (b.1848)
  • References

    1904 in Canada Wikipedia


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