Ferguson Arthur "Fergie" Jenkins, CM, (born December 13, 1942) is a Canadian former Major League Baseball right-handed pitcher. He was a three-time All-Star and the 1971 NL Cy Young Award winner. In 1991, Jenkins was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame. During a 19-year career, he pitched for four different teams, spending the majority of his career with the Chicago Cubs. Jenkins also played basketball as a member of the Harlem Globetrotters.
On this day in 1929 Women were declared "persons" under Canadian law. The "Famous Five": Henrietta Muir Edwards, Nellie McClung, Louise McKinney, Emily Murphy and Irene Parlby appealed the Supreme Court decision to turn them down and won. Happy Person's Day!
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hyperallergic: “ This is believed to be the only known portrait of the last survivor of the Beothuk people of the area now known as Newfoundland, Canada. The above portrait was painted by William...
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Dr. Emily Howard Stowe was a pioneering Canadian physician and suffragette. She was not only the first Canadian woman to practise medicine in Canada, but she was also a lifelong champion of women's rights. Her tireless campaign to provide women with access to medical schools led to the organization of the women's movement in Canada and to the foundation of a medical college for women.
Sidney Patrick Crosby, born August 7,1987 is captain of the Pittsburgh Penguins. He proudly represents Canada in this year's 2014 Olympics. He also secured Canada’s record 14th gold medal of the Vancouver 2010 Winter Games, and the nation’s eighth Olympic gold in men’s hockey with his " Golden Goal" game winner. @Melissa Squires Squires Squires Squires Henson Shiller
The story of Winnie, the real Canadian bear that captured the heart of Christopher, son of A.A. Milne, and became immortalized in the Winnie the Pooh stories, is told against the backdrop of the First World War. In August 1914, a Canadian soldier and veterinarian named Lieutenant Harry Colebourn, en route to a training camp in Quebec, purchased a black bear cub in White River, Ontario, which he named Winnipeg.
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Grace Lockhart, the first woman to receive a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1875 from Mount Allison University in New Brunswick