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Alberta - Notable Historical Events

Wilfrid LaurierSep 1, 1905

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Alberta - Historical Events
Date Event
1903-04-29

Limestone slides at Turtle Mountain kills 9 (Frank, Alberta)

1905-09-01

Alberta & Saskatchewan become 8th & 9th Canadian provinces

1905-09-01

Wilfrid Laurier oversees Alberta and Saskatchewan joining the Confederation of Canada

1906-09-01

Alberta adopts Mountain Standard Time

1908-09-04

Caledonia & Hillhurst Football Clubs play for Central Alberta Rugby Football League championship

1908-09-23

University of Alberta opens

1911-10-21

Manitoba, Saskatchewan & Alberta Unions form Western Canada Rugby Football Union

1929-09-28

1st CF interception return for a touchdown (Joe Hess-U of Alberta)

1987-07-31

A rare, class F-4 tornado rips through Edmonton, Alberta, killing 27 people and causing $330 million in damage.

1990-06-13

"Les Miserables" opens at S Alberta Jubilee Centre, Calgary

2005-03-03

Mayerthorpe Incident: James Roszko murders four Royal Canadian Mounted Police constables during a drug bust at his property in Rochfort Bridge, Alberta, then commits suicide. It is the deadliest peace-time incident for the RCMP since 1885 and the North-West Rebellion.

2016-05-06

Alberta wildfire may stall Canada's second-quarter growth

2016-05-06

Alberta wildfire could cost insurers as much as C$9 billion -BMO

2016-05-14

Canada's Trudeau tours Alberta oil town ravaged by wildfire

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Alberta - Notable Birthdays

Joe ClarkJun 5, 1939

Paul GrossApr 30, 1959

Mark MessierJan 18, 1961

Michael J. FoxJun 9, 1961

Grant FuhrSep 21, 1962

Jay OnraitAug 29, 1974

Cory MonteithMay 11, 1982

Alberta - Birthdays
Date Event
1861-04-05

Alberta Gallatin, Fine Feathers

1868-10-15

Alberta Stedman Eagan, They Call It Sin

1895-04-01

Alberta Hunter, blues singer/composer (Downhearted Blues)

1907-09-15

Fay Wray, Alberta Canada, actress-King Kong's main squeeze

1910-12-07

Rod Cameron, Calgary Alberta, actor (City Detective, State Trooper)

1918-01-24

John McLiam, Alberta, actor (Parker-Men From Shiloh)

1920-05-07

Jana Ebertová, Vy neznáte Alberta?

1923-02-04

Conrad Bain, Alberta Canada, actor (Maude, Diff'rent Strokes), (d. 2013)

1924-01-07

Roloff Beny, Alberta, painter/photographer (A Time of Gods)

1931-06-13

Alberta Wright, Rose

1937-08-14

Alberta Nelson, Beach Party

1938-05-24

Tommy Chong, Edmonton, Alberta, comedian/actor (Cheech & Chong)

1939-06-05

Joe Clark [Charles Joseph], High River Alberta, (P-C) 16th Canadian PM (1979-80)

1943-11-07

Joni Mitchell, [Roberta J Anderson], Alberta Canada, singer (Clouds)

1950-05-02

Alberta Ferretti, The Tourist

1950-06-21

Terry Miskolczi, Dunnville ON, Canadian Tour golfer (1976 Alberta-3rd)

1953-09-15

Bruce Heuchan, Kingston Ont, Canadian Tour golfer (1992 Alberta-7th)

1954-10-05

Duncan Regehr, Alberta Canada, actor (Wizards & Warriors)

1955-03-06

Alberta Watson, The Sweet Hereafter

1956-08-29

Kelly Murray, Vancouver, Canadian Tour golfer (985 Alberta Open)

1957-01-31

Brett "the Hitman" Hart, Alberta Canada, WWF champion

1958-11-21

Frank Edmonds, Thunder Bay Ont, Canadian Tour golfer (1989 Alberta)

1959-04-30

Paul Gross, Calgary Alberta, Canadian actor, director, and writer

1960-04-12

Ron MacLean, The Alberta 100: A Centennial Countdown

1961-01-18

Mark Messier, Edmonton Alberta, NHL Center (Edmonton, NY Rangers)

1961-06-09

Michael J. Fox, Edmonton, Alberta, Canadian actor (Family Ties, Back to the Future, Teen Wolf)

1961-11-02

K.D. Lang [Kathy Dawn], Consort Alberta, Canadian country singer

1962-02-28

Rae Dawn Chong, Edmonton Alberta, actress (Quest for Fire)

1962-06-02

Laura Witvoet, Alberta Canada, LPGA golfer (1995 LPGA Corning-52nd)

1962-08-13

Adam Kase, Socorro NM, Canadian Tour golfer (1989 Alberta Open-3rd)

1962-09-21

Grant Fuhr, Spruce Grove Alberta, NHL goalie (Oilers)

1962-11-23

Andrea Blackwell, Calgary Alberta, basketball forward (Olympics-96)

1963-11-07

Michael Heidt, Calgary Alberta, hockey defenseman (Team Germany)

1964-10-25

Barb Broen-Ouellette, Edmonton Alberta, volleyballer (Olympics-96)

1966-06-18

Kurt Browning, Alberta, figure skater (Olympic-5-1994)

1966-09-09

Alison Sydor, Edmonton Alberta, x-ctry cyclist (Olympics-silver-96)

1966-12-29

Bruce Bulina, Vancouver BC, Canadian Tour golfer (1990 Alberta Open)

1967-03-23

David Ford, Edmonton Alberta, kayaker (Olympics-15-92, 96)

1967-08-04

Carrie Flemmer, Stettler Alberta, softball catcher (Olympics-96)

1968-01-13

Kelly Boucher, Calgary Alberta, Canadian basketball forward (Olympics-96)

1968-01-19

Alberta Marques Fernandes, Episode dated 5 April 1995

1968-01-20

Fernando de Paula, TV Alberta

1968-03-28

Charla Cochran, Beyond the Veil: Alberta's Story

1968-10-11

Cynthia Johnston, Calgary Alberta, basketball forward (Olympics-96)

1968-10-17

Heather McDermid, Calgary Alberta, rower (Olympics-96)

1968-10-28

Shawna Molcak, Cardston Alberta, basketball guard (Olympics-96)

1969-01-29

Karen Fonteyne, Calgary Alberta, synchro swimmer (Olympics-silver-96)

1969-02-22

Kahryn Tough, Calgary Alberta, volleyball (Olympics-96)

1969-12-12

Kris Wirtz, Red Deer Alberta, ice pairs (1994 Skate Canada)

1970-09-04

Cari Read, Edmonton Alberta, synchro swimmer (Olympics-silver-96)

1971-01-04

Deb Sonnenberg, Edmonton Alberta, softball pitcher (Olympics-96)

1971-04-08

Marc Peers, Edmonton Alberta, tornado yachter (Olympics-96)

1971-06-04

Roy Janse, Edmonton Alberta, tornado yachter (Olympics-96)

1971-11-01

Keith Whitecotton, Camrose Alberta, golfer (Alberta Jr-1989, 90)

1971-11-03

Colbie Bell, Edmonton Alberta, 100kg Greco Roman wrestler (Oly-96)

1972-04-09

Karen Clark, Calgary Alberta, synchro swimmer (Olympics-silver-96)

1973-04-25

Wes Martin, Calgary Alta, golfer (1990 Alberta Jr Masters-2nd)

1973-11-12

Colin Morgan, Calgary Alberta, 78 kg judoka (Olympics-96)

1973-11-12

Keith Morgan, Calgary Alberta, 95 kg judoka (Olympics-96)

1973-12-31

Curtis Myden, Calgary Alberta, 200m/400m swimmer (Oly-2 bronze-96)

1974-01-24

Kristy Sargeant, Edmonton Alberta, ice pairs (1994 Skate Canada)

1974-08-29

Jay Onrait, Athabasca Alberta, Canadian sports broadcaster (TSN, Fox Sports 1)

1975-04-05

Nikki Dryden, Calgary Alberta, 800m swimmer (Olympics-6th-92, 96)

1976-05-08

Robert Jarocinski, Tajemnica Alberta

1976-08-01

Eryn Bulmer, Edmonton Alberta, diver (Olympics-96)

1980-11-10

Alberta Mayne, Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian

1982-05-11

Cory Monteith, Calgary, Alberta, Canadian actor and musician (Glee, Monte Carlo)

Alberta - Notable Weddings

Arna BontempsAug 26, 1926

Alberta - Weddings
Date Event
1926-08-26

Poet Arna Bontemps (24) weds fellow Seventh-Day Adventist Alberta Johnson

2006-12-30

Canadian pair figure skaters David Pelletier (31) weds partner Jamie Sale (28) at the Fairmont Banff Springs hotel in Alberta, Canada

Alberta - Deaths
Date Event
1948-08-25

Alberta Gallatin, Fine Feathers

1974-06-30

Alberta King, mother of Martin Luther King Jr., assassinated in church

1976-03-14

Alberta Franklin, silent screen actress, dies at 79

1984-10-17

Alberta Hunter, US blues singer/composer, dies at 89

1984-10-17

Alberta Hunter, Alberta Hunter: My Castle's Rockin'

1992-04-26

Alberta Vaughn, actress (Wild Horse, Silver Devil), dies at 87

1992-04-26

Alberta Vaughn, Randy Rides Alone

1993-04-04

Bep [Alberta B] Ogterop, [Rita la Roche], singer, dies

1994-10-23

Jára Kohout, Vy neznáte Alberta?

2005-01-06

Lois Hole, Lt. Governor of Alberta (b. 1933)

2006-04-29

Alberta Nelson, Beach Party

2010-11-10

Jana Ebertová, Vy neznáte Alberta?

2015-03-21

Alberta Watson, The Sweet Hereafter

2015-09-04

Alberta Wright, Rose


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