History Hop Tags - New Brunswick

New Brunswick - Notable Historical Events

John A. MacdonaldJul 1, 1867

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New Brunswick - Historical Events
Date Event
1534-07-07

European colonization of the Americas: first known exchange between Europeans and natives of the Gulf of St. Lawrence, in New Brunswick.

1783-05-18

First United Empire Loyalists reach Parrtown, Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada after leaving the United States.

1825-10-07

Miramichi Fire, disaster in New Brunswick

1839-02-12

Aroostock War: Boundary dispute between Maine & New Brunswick

1867-07-01

The Dominion of Canada is formed, comprising the provinces of New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Ontario & Quebec, with John A. Macdonald serving as the first Prime Minister

1883-12-09

New Brunswick adopts Eastern Standard Time (until 1902)

1954-06-07

1st microbiology laboratory dedicated (New Brunswick NJ)

1997-05-31

The Confederation Bridge opens, linking Prince Edward Island with mainland New Brunswick.

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New Brunswick - Notable Birthdays

Richard Bedford BennettJul 3, 1870

Joyce KilmerDec 6, 1886

John Peters HumphreyApr 30, 1905

New Brunswick - Birthdays
Date Event
1870-07-03

Richard Bedford Bennett, Hopewell Hill New Brunswick, (C) 11th Canadian PM (1930-35)

1886-12-06

Joyce Kilmer, New Brunswick, New Jersey, poet (Trees), (d. 1918)

1897-09-23

Walter Pidgeon, New Brunswick Can, actor (Mrs Miniver, Madame Curie)

1905-04-30

John Peters Humphrey, Hampton, New Brunswick, Canadian jurist and human rights advocate (Universal Declaration on Human Rights)

1920-02-03

Bibi Osterwald, New Brunswick NJ, actress (Bridget Loves Bernie)

1925-10-21

Louis J. Robichaud, Canadian premier of New Brunswick (d. 2005)

1935-07-17

Donald Sutherland, St John New Brunswick, Canadian actor (M*A*S*H, Body Snatchers)

1957-03-12

Jerry Levine, New Brunswick NJ, actor (Born on 4th of July)

1965-09-27

Bernard Lord, Premier of New Brunswick

1967-04-23

Rheal Cormier, New Brunswick, pitcher (Montreal Expos)

1967-05-11

Eric Young, New Brunswick NJ, infielder (Colorado Rockies)

1967-08-08

Margo Malowney, Saint John New Brunswick, volleyball player (Oly-96)

1968-12-05

Lisa Marie [Sliwa], New Brunswick NJ, actress (Mars Attack)

1969-07-19

David Goldsmith, New Brunswick NJ, actor (Eric-Models Inc)

1972-07-04

Steve Giles, St Stephens New Brunswick, canoeist (Olympics-6-92, 96)

1972-10-11

Brigitte Soucy, Moncton New Brunswick, volleyballer (Olympics-96)

1973-07-13

Gavin Hassett, Saint John New Brunswick, rower (Olympics-96)

1976-08-29

Chris Renaud, Fredericton New Brunswick, swimmer (Olympics-96)

New Brunswick - Deaths
Date Event
2005-01-06

Louis Robichaud, Premier of New Brunswick (b. 1925)


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