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Edmonton - Notable Historical Events

Wayne GretzkyNov 19, 1983

Jari KurriJan 29, 1985

Grant FuhrFeb 18, 1991

Mark MessierOct 4, 1991

Joe SakicOct 23, 2008

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Edmonton - Historical Events
Date Event
1907-11-09

Edmonton Rugby Foot-ball Club 1st game, loses to Calgary City Rugby Foot-ball Club 26-5 at Edmonton Exhibition Grounds

1908-10-16

Edmonton Rugby Foot-ball Club re-organizes as Esquimoux

1908-12-30

Stanley Cup: Mont Wanderers outscore Edmonton, 13-10 in 2 game set

1910-01-20

Ottawa Senators sweep Edmonton in 2 for Stanley Cup (2nd of 1910)

1921-12-03

9th CFL Grey Cup: Toronto Argonauts defeats Edmonton Eskimos, 23-0

1922-12-02

10th CFL Grey Cup: Queen's University defeats Edmonton Eskimos, 13-1

1929-09-21

1st legal pass in Canada was thrown by Gerry Seiberling & 1st reception by Ralph Losie of Calgary Altomah-Tigers against Edmonton

1952-11-29

40th CFL Grey Cup: Toronto Argonauts defeats Edmonton Eskimos, 21-11

1954-11-27

42nd CFL Grey Cup: Edmonton Eskimos defeats Montreal Alouettes, 26-25

1955-11-26

43rd CFL Grey Cup: Edmonton Eskimos defeats Montreal Alouettes, 34-19

1956-11-24

44th CFL Grey Cup: Edmonton Eskimos defeats Montreal Alouettes, 50-27

1958-08-14

Canadian Football League plays 1st game (Winnipeg 29, Edmonton 21)

1960-11-26

48th CFL Grey Cup: Ottawa Rough Riders defeats Edmonton Eskimos, 16-6

1973-11-25

61st CFL Grey Cup: Ottawa Rough Riders defeats Edmonton Eskimos, 22-18

1974-11-24

62nd CFL Grey Cup: Montreal Alouettes defeats Edmonton Eskimos, 20-7

1975-11-23

63rd CFL Grey Cup: Edmonton Eskimos defeats Montreal Alouettes, 9-8

1977-11-27

65th CFL Grey Cup: Montreal Alouettes defeats Edmonton Eskimos, 41-6

1978-11-26

66th CFL Grey Cup: Edmonton Eskimos defeats Montreal Alouettes, 20-13

1979-11-25

67th CFL Grey Cup: Edmonton Eskimos defeats Montreal Alouettes, 17-9

1980-11-23

68th CFL Grey Cup: Edmonton Eskimos defeats Hamilton Tiger-Cats, 48-10

1981-03-03

NY Islanders & Edmonton Oilers play to an 8-8 tie

1981-11-22

69th CFL Grey Cup: Edmonton Eskimos defeats Ottawa Rough Riders, 26-23

1982-04-10

LA Kings losing 5-0 to Edmonton in 3rd period, win in OT 6-5

1982-11-28

70th CFL Grey Cup: Edmonton Eskimos defeats Toronto Argonauts, 32-16

1983-05-17

Stanley Cup: NY Islanders sweep Edmonton Oilers in 4 games

1983-11-19

Edmonton Oilers beat NJ Devils, 13-4, Wayne Gretzky calls the Devils "a Mickey Mouse organization"

1984-01-04

Edmonton beats Minnesota 12-8 highest-scoring modern NHL game

1984-05-19

Stanley Cup: Edmonton Oilers beat NY Islanders, 4 games to 1

1984-12-17

NJ Devils 1st penalty shot-Rocky Trottier scores against Edmonton

1985-01-26

Edmonton Oiler Wayne Gretzky scores 50th goal in 49th game of season

1985-01-29

Jari Kurri of Edmonton Oilers scores 100th pt of season in game 39

1985-05-30

Stanley Cup: Edmonton Oilers beat Phila Flyers, 4 games to 1

1985-12-11

NHL Record 62 points scored, Edmonton (36) beats Chicago (26) 12-9 & ties record of 21 goals

1986-11-22

Wayne Gretzky, Edmonton, became 13th NHLer to score 500 goals

1986-11-30

74th CFL Grey Cup: Hamilton Tiger-Cats defeats Edmonton Eskimos, 39-15

1987-05-31

Stanley Cup: Edmonton Oilers beat Phila Flyers, 4 games to 3

1987-07-31

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

1987-11-29

75th CFL Grey Cup: Edmonton Eskimos defeats Toronto Argonauts, 38-36

1988-05-26

Stanley Cup: Edmonton Oilers sweep Boston Bruins in 4 games

1988-07-16

Wayne Gretzky (NHL) & Janet Jones (Police Acad 5) wed in Edmonton

1988-07-23

Saskatchewan's Dave Ridgway kicks record 8 field goals vs Edmonton

1988-08-09

Edmonton Oilers trade Wayne Gretzky to LA Kings for $15-$20 millions

1989-02-07

40th NHL All-Star Game: Campbell beat Wales 9-5 at Edmonton

1990-05-15

Edmonton Oiler Klima beats Boston Bruins in 6th period

1990-05-24

Stanley Cup: Edmonton Oilers beat Boston Bruins, 4 games to 1

1990-11-25

78th CFL Grey Cup: Winn Blue Bombers defeat Edmonton Eskimos, 50-11

1991-02-18

Edmonton Oiler goalie Grant Fuhr returns to NHL after season-long suspension for substance abuse & shuts out NJ Devils 4-0

1991-10-04

NHL NY Rangers trade Bernie Nichols to Edmonton for Mark Messier

1991-10-12

Doug Flutie of BC Lions sets CFL passing record of 582 yards despite losing to Edmonton 45-38 in overtime

1993-11-28

81st CFL Grey Cup: Edmonton Eskimos defeats Winn Blue Bombers, 33-23

1996-03-25

Ice Dance Championship at Edmonton won by Gritshuk & Platov (RUS)

1996-03-25

Ice Pairs Championship at Edmonton won by Eltsova & Bushkov (RUS)

1996-03-25

Ladies Fig Skating Championship in Edmonton won by Michelle Kwan (USA)

1996-03-25

Men's Fig Skating Championship in Edmonton won by Todd Eldredge (USA)

1996-11-24

84th CFL Grey Cup: Toronto beats Edmonton, 43-37 at Hamilton

1997-10-23

Les Alexander, owner of Houston Rockets buys NHL's Edmonton Oilers

2002-11-24

90th CFL Grey Cup: Montreal Alouettes defeats Edmonton Eskimos, 25-16

2003-11-16

91st CFL Grey Cup: Edmonton Eskimos defeats Montreal Alouettes, 34-22

2005-11-27

93rd CFL Grey Cup: Edmonton Eskimos defeats Montreal Alouettes, 38-35

2007-02-27

Mark Messier's #11 jersey is retired by the Edmonton Oilers

2008-10-23

Joe Sakic scores his final career goal (#625) against the Edmonton Oilers

2012-02-02

NHL player Sam Gagner becomes the first player to scores eight points in one game for the Edmonton Oilers against the Chicago Blackhawks since 1989

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Edmonton - Notable Birthdays

Jari KurriMay 18, 1960

Mark MessierJan 18, 1961

Michael J. FoxJun 9, 1961

Edmonton - Birthdays
Date Event
1921-11-18

Peter Pocklington, NHL team owner (Edmonton Oiler)

1925-03-26

Lord Graham of Edmonton, House of Lords (chief opposition whip)

1938-05-24

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

1943-01-04

Tom Wilkinson, CFL QB (Edmonton Eskimos)

1943-09-02

Glenn Sather, NHL coach (Edmonton Oiler)

1945-10-17

Dave Cutler, CFL place kicker (Edmonton Eskimos)

1946-10-24

Jerry Edmonton, Canada, rock drummer (Steppenwolf)

1946-10-24

Jerry Edmonton, Episode #2.8

1955-12-03

Melody Anderson, Edmonton, actress (Natalie Dillon-All My Children)

1956-03-27

Brian Kelly, CFL wide receiver (Edmonton Eskimos)

1956-04-22

Catherine Mary Stewart, Edmonton, actress (Passion & Paradise)

1958-06-20

Kelly Johnson [Bernadette], Edmonton, London, guitarist (Girlschool), (d. 2007)

1959-06-04

Rod Connop, CFL corner (Edmonton Eskimos)

1959-09-17

Hank Ilesic, Edmonton, CFL punter, place kicker (Edmonton, Toronto)

1960-05-18

Jari Kurri, Helsinki Finland, NHL right wing (Edmonton Oilers)

1960-09-22

Victor Stevenson, CFL tackle (Edmonton Eskimos)

1960-10-02

Glenn Anderson, Vancouver, NHL right wing (Edmonton Oilers)

1961-01-13

Kelly Hrudey, Edmonton, NHL goalie (LA Kings)

1961-01-18

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

1961-05-23

Dave Babych, Edmonton, NHL defenseman (Vancouver Canucks)

1961-06-09

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

1962-02-28

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

1962-05-01

Reggie Pleasant, CFL cornerback (Edmonton Eskimos)

1962-05-31

Henry Williams, CFL receiver (Edmonton Eskimos)

1964-02-21

Willie Pless, CFL linebacker (Edmonton Eskimos)

1964-10-25

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

1965-04-04

Tony Burse, CFL fullback (Edmonton Eskimos)

1965-04-06

Gerald Diduck, Edmonton, NHL defenseman (Hartford Whalers)

1965-06-17

Danny McManus, CFL quarterback (Edmonton Eskimos)

1965-08-13

Leo Groenewegen, CFL guard (Edmonton Eskimos)

1965-11-25

Jeff Norton, Acton, NHL defenseman (Edmonton Oilers)

1966-05-08

Eddie Brown, CFL slot back (Edmonton Eskimos)

1966-05-14

Leroy Blugh, CFL defensive end (Edmonton Eskimos)

1966-09-09

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

1966-10-07

Trent Brown, CFL defensive back (Edmonton Eskimos)

1966-11-18

Darren Flutie, CFL slot back (Edmonton Eskimos)

1966-12-02

Kelly Buchberger, Langenburg, NHL left wing (Edmonton Oilers)

1967-02-17

Gary Shuchuk, Edmonton, NHL center (LA Kings)

1967-03-23

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

1967-04-10

Donald Dufresne, Rimouski, NHL defenseman (Edmonton Oilers)

1967-04-14

Jeff Finley, Edmonton, NHL defenseman (Winnipeg Jets)

1967-04-29

Curtis Joseph, Keswick Ont, NHL goalie (Team Canada, Edmonton Oilers)

1967-05-04

Derek MacCready, CFL defensive tackle (Edmonton Eskimos)

1967-10-11

Bruce Dickson, CFL linebacker (Edmonton Eskimos)

1967-11-10

Jed Roberts, CFL defensive tackle (Edmonton Eskimos)

1967-11-27

Garry Valk, Edmonton, NHL left wing (Anaheim Mighty Ducks)

1968-01-03

Thomas Rayam, CFL offensive linebacker (Edmonton Eskimos)

1968-02-20

Bennie Goods, CFL defensive tackle (Edmonton Eskimos)

1968-03-25

Errol Martin, CFL linebacker (Edmonton Eskimos)

1968-04-22

Zarley Zalapski, Edmonton, NHL defenseman (Calgary Flames)

1968-09-13

Chris Morris, CFL tackle (Edmonton Eskimos)

1968-11-05

Malcolm Frank, CFL cornerback (Edmonton Eskimos)

1969-03-07

Geoff Smith, Edmonton, NHL defenseman (Florida Panthers)

1969-03-26

Luke Richardson, Ottawa, NHL defenseman (Edmonton Oilers)

1969-05-01

Bryan Marchment, Scarborough, NHL defenseman (Edmonton Oilers)

1969-06-08

Glenn Rogers Jr, CFL defensive back (Edmonton Eskimos)

1969-07-09

Robert Gordon, CFL receiver (Edmonton Eskimos)

1969-09-05

Maurice Miller, CFL linebacker (Edmonton Eskimos)

1969-10-19

Zdeno Ciger, Martin Slo, NHL left wing (Edmonton Oilers)

1969-11-04

Tommy Henry, CFL defensive back (Edmonton Eskimos)

1969-11-10

Ed Ward, Edmonton, NHL right wing (Calgary Flames)

1969-11-20

Malvin Hunter, CFL defensive end (Edmonton Eskimos)

1969-11-25

Jacqueline Hennessy, Edmonton, actress (Dead Ringers)

1969-11-25

Jillian Hennessy, Edmonton, twin actress (Claire-Law & Order, Paper)

1970-03-19

Sean Fleming, CFL kicker (Edmonton Eskimos)

1970-04-16

Ian Franklin, CFL cornerback (Edmonton Eskimos)

1970-06-07

Andrei Kovalenko, Gorky Russia, NHL right wing (Mont Canadiens, Edmonton)

1970-09-04

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

1970-09-22

Eric L Blount, CFL running back (Edmonton Eskimos)

1971-01-04

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

1971-01-09

Scott Thornton, London, NHL left wing (Edmonton Oilers)

1971-01-21

Doug Weight, Warren MI, NHL center (Edmonton Oilers, Team USA 98)

1971-03-08

Marc Tobert, CFL slot back (Edmonton Eskimos)

1971-03-19

Louie Debrusk, Cambridge, NHL left wing (Edmonton Oilers)

1971-03-25

Andre Bolduc, CFL slot back (Edmonton Eskimos)

1971-04-08

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

1971-04-12

Kent Manderville, Edmonton, NHL left wing (Edmonton Oilers)

1971-04-17

David Oliver, Sechelt, NHL right wing (Edmonton Oilers)

1971-04-18

Dan Kordic, Edmonton, NHL defenseman (Phila Flyers)

1971-05-30

Jiri Slegr, Jihlava Cze, NHL defenseman (Edmonton Oilers, Oly-G-98)

1971-06-04

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

1971-06-27

Jimmy Kemp, CFL quarterback (Edmonton Eskimos)

1971-07-11

Brett Hauer, Edina Minn, NHL defenseman (Edmonton Oilers)

1971-11-03

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

1972-02-29

Mark Farraway, CFL offensive linebacker (Edmonton Eskimos)

1972-03-21

Boris Mironov, Moscow, NHL defenseman (Team Russia Oly-S-98, Edmonton)

1972-04-06

Donald Blair, CFL slot back (Edmonton Eskimos)

1972-04-13

Mariusz Czerkawski, Radomsko Pol, NHL right wing (Edmonton Oilers)

1972-05-13

Darryl Sydor, Edmonton, NHL defenseman (Dallas Stars)

1972-10-05

Derek Sholdice, CFL offensive linebacker (Edmonton Eskimos)

1972-10-30

Patrice Denis, CFL linebacker (Edmonton Eskimos)

1972-11-23

Paul Penny, Victoria BC, golfer (Edmonton City Amat-1993, 94)

1972-11-24

Fred Brathwaite, Ottawa, NHL goalie (Edmonton Oilers)

1972-12-22

Kirk Maltby, Guelph, NHL right wing (Edmonton Oilers)

1973-02-24

Kavis Reed, CFL defensive back (Edmonton Eskimos)

1973-06-15

Dean McAmmond, Grand Cache, NHL left wing (Edmonton Oilers)

1973-06-16

Shannon Myers, CFL receiver (Edmonton Eskimos)

1973-08-12

Todd Marchant, Buffalo NY, NHL center (Edmonton Oilers)

1973-08-31

Scott Niedermayer, Edmonton, NHL defenseman (NJ Devils)

1973-10-21

Derrick Beatty, CFL defensive back (Edmonton Eskimos)

1973-11-10

Cale Hulse, Edmonton, NHL defenseman (Calgary Flames)

1973-11-30

Jay Hamilton, CFL running back (Edmonton Eskimos)

1973-12-11

Ralph Intranuovo, East York, NHL center (Edmonton Oilers)

1974-01-06

Marcus Crandell, CFL quarterback (Edmonton Eskimos)

1974-01-24

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

1974-10-01

Mats Lindgren, NHL forward (Team Sweden Oly-1998, Edmonton)

1974-10-11

Jason Arnott, Collingwood Ontario, NHL center (Edmonton Oilers)

1974-10-12

Miroslav Satan, Topolcany CZE, NHL forward (Team Slovakia, Edmonton)

1974-10-22

Miroslav Satan, Topolcany Slo, NHL left wing (Edmonton Oilers, Sabres)

1975-07-21

Mike Sellers, CFL defensive end (Edmonton Eskimos)

1976-02-21

Ryan Smyth, Banff, NHL left wing (Edmonton Oilers)

1976-07-10

Stacey Tookey, Montreal and Edmonton Auditions

1976-08-01

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

1982-10-05

Grace Wan, Toronto/Calgary/Edmonton Auditions

Edmonton - Notable Weddings

Wayne GretzkyJul 17, 1988

Edmonton - Weddings
Date Event
1988-07-17

NHL ice hockey star player Wayne Gretzky (27) weds actress Janet Jones (27) at St. Joseph's Basilica in Edmonton, Canada

Edmonton - Deaths
Date Event
1993-11-28

Jerry Edmonton, Canadian drummer (Steppenwolf) (b. 1946)

1993-11-28

Jerry Edmonton, Episode #2.8


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