Samiksha Jaiswal

1930 in Canada

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1930 in Canada

Events from the year 1930 in Canada.

Contents

Crown

  • Head of state (monarch) – King George V (consort – Mary of Teck)
  • Federal government

  • Governor general – Freeman Freeman-Thomas (viceregal consort – Marie Freeman-Thomas, Marchioness of Willingdon)
  • Prime minister – William Lyon Mackenzie King (until August 7) then Richard B. Bennett
  • Lieutenant governors

  • Lieutenant Governor of Alberta – William Egbert
  • Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia – Robert Randolph Bruce
  • Lieutenant Governor of Manitoba – James Duncan McGregor
  • Lieutenant Governor of New Brunswick – Hugh Havelock McLean
  • Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia – James Cranswick Tory (until November 19) then Frank Stanfield
  • Lieutenant Governor of Ontario – William Donald Ross
  • Lieutenant Governor of Prince Edward Island – Frank Richard Heartz (until November 19) then Charles Dalton
  • Lieutenant Governor of Quebec – Henry George Carroll
  • Lieutenant Governor of Saskatchewan – Henry William Newlands
  • Premiers

  • Premier of Alberta – John Edward Brownlee
  • Premier of British Columbia – Simon Fraser Tolmie
  • Premier of Manitoba – John Bracken
  • Premier of New Brunswick – John Baxter
  • Premier of Nova Scotia – Edgar Nelson Rhodes (until August 11) then Gordon Sidney Harrington
  • Premier of Ontario – George Howard Ferguson (until December 15) then George Stewart Henry
  • Premier of Prince Edward Island – Albert Charles Saunders (until May 20) then Walter Lea
  • Premier of Quebec – Louis-Alexandre Taschereau
  • Premier of Saskatchewan – James Thomas Milton Anderson
  • Commissioners

  • Gold Commissioner of Yukon – George Ian MacLean
  • Commissioner of Northwest Territories – William Wallace Cory
  • Events

  • February 15 - Cairine Wilson becomes Canada's first female senator
  • May 20 - Walter Lea becomes Premier of Prince Edward Island, replacing Albert Saunders
  • June 19 - Alberta general election, 1930: Premier John Brownlee's United Farmers of Alberta win a third consecutive majority
  • June 22 - Jean Vauquelin Monument unveiled
  • June 29 - Eight Jesuit martyrs become the first Canadian saints. See Canadian Martyrs.
  • July 1 - The Seigniory Club, later to become the Château Montebello hotel, opens in Montebello, Quebec
  • June 26 - John B. King Explosion
  • July 28 - Federal election: R.B. Bennett's Conservatives win a majority, defeating Mackenzie King's Liberals
  • August 7 - R.B. Bennett becomes Prime Minister, replacing Mackenzie King
  • August 11 - Gordon Harrington becomes Premier of Nova Scotia, replacing Edgar Rhodes
  • October 18 - Robert Burns Memorial (Montreal) unveiled
  • November 12 - Norway relinquishes its claim to the Sverdrup Islands.
  • December 15 - George Henry becomes Premier of Ontario, replacing Howard Ferguson
  • Arts and literature

  • January 6 - An early literary character licensing agreement is signed by A. A. Milne, granting Stephen Slesinger U.S. and Canadian merchandising rights to the Winnie-the-Pooh works.
  • January to March

  • January 4 - Herbert O. Sparrow, politician
  • January 11 - Harold Greenberg, film producer (d.1996)
  • January 12 - Tim Horton, ice hockey player and businessman (d.1974)
  • January 14 - Kenny Wheeler, composer and trumpet and flugelhorn player
  • January 24 - Felix Cappella, race walker (d.2011)
  • February 6 - Allan King, film director (d.2009)
  • March 11 - Claude Jutra, actor, film director and writer (d.1986)
  • April to June

  • April 8 - Theo Dimson, artist(d.2012)
  • April 28 - Charles Caccia, politician (d.2008)
  • April 29 - Ben Hanuschak, politician
  • May 9 - Muriel Smith, politician
  • May 24 - Robert Bateman, naturalist and painter
  • May 26 - Lorne Ferguson, ice hockey player (d.2008)
  • May 29 -
  • Roy Bonisteel, journalist and television host
  • Lawrence Heisey, businessman
  • June 17 - Rosemary Brown, politician (d.2003)
  • June 19 - John Lynch-Staunton, Senator
  • July to December

  • July 6 - George Armstrong, ice hockey player
  • July 12 - Gordon Pinsent, actor
  • July 15 - Richard Garneau, sports journalist (d.2013)
  • July 25 - Maureen Forrester, opera singer (d.2010)
  • August 9
  • Jacques Parizeau, economist, politician and 26th Premier of Quebec
  • Larry Regan, ice hockey player, coach and manager (d.2009)
  • September 18 - John Tolos, wrestler and wrestling manager (d.2009)
  • September 21 - John Morgan, comedian (d.2004)
  • October 2 - Dave Barrett, politician and 26th Premier of British Columbia
  • October 24 - Micheline Beauchemin, textile artist and weaver
  • October 29 - André Bernier, politician
  • October 30 - Timothy Findley, novelist and playwright (d.2002)
  • December 1 - Jim Anderson, ice hockey player (Springfield Indians) and coach (Washington Capitals) (d.2013)
  • Full date unknown

  • Ben Kerr, street performer, author, broadcaster, musician and perennial candidate (d.2005)
  • Deaths

  • February - Levi Addison Ault, businessman and naturalist (b.1851)
  • February 28 - George Boyce, politician (b.1848)
  • April 3 - Emma Albani, soprano (b.1848)
  • November 16 - William James Topley, photographer (b.1845)
  • December 9 - Laura Muntz Lyall, painter (b.1860)
  • November 21 – Jean-Marie-Raphaël Le Jeune, Canadian writer, linguist and Catholic priest (born 1855)
  • References

    1930 in Canada Wikipedia


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