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Cy DennenyFeb 18, 1919

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Ottawa - Historical Events
Date Event
1857-12-31

Queen Victoria chooses Ottawa as new capital of Canada

1867-09-16

Ottawa Rough Riders & Senators play Canadian Football game

1876-09-19

Talks begin to set up a football club in Ottawa

1876-09-20

Ottawa Football Club forms

1876-09-23

Ottawa Rough Riders play their 1st game

1877-05-12

Ottawa Rough Riders 1st outside competition vs Britannia

1883-11-10

Toronto Argonauts defeat Ottawa FC 9-7, for 1st ORFU Championship

1887-11-05

Ottawa College (ORFU) defeats Montreal Football Club (QRFU) 10-5 to win the Dominion championship

1891-06-29

Street railway in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, commences operation.

1893-05-22

Montreal Athletic Association beat Ottawa Generals 2-1, in 1st Cup Game

1894-02-23

Stanley Cup: Montreal AAA's awarded cup by trustees as Ottawa refuses to travel to Toronto to play

1894-03-22

Stanley Cup: Mont AAA beat Ottawa Generals, 3-1 (1st Cup game ever)

1897-12-27

Stanley Cup: Montreal Victorias beat Ottawa Capitals, 15-2

1898-09-09

Ottawa Football Club re-organizes into the Rough Riders

1901-05-23

Ottawa Mint Act receives Royal Assent

1903-03-10

Stanley Cup: Ottawa Silver 7 sweep Montreal AAA in 2 games

1903-03-14

Stanley Cup: Ottawa Silver 7 sweep Rat Portage Thisles in 2 games

1904-01-04

Stanley Cup: Ottawa Silver 7 beat Winnipeg Rowing Club, 2 games to 1

1904-02-25

Stanley Cup: Ottawa Silver 7 sweep Toronto Marlboroughs in 2 games

1904-03-11

Stanley Cup: Ottawa Silver 7 sweep Brandon Wheat Kings in 2 games

1904-12-19

Dawson City hockey team begins 9 day walk to get a boat to Seattle to catch a train to Ottawa to play in Stanley Cup on Jan 13 1905

1905-01-16

Stanley Cup: Ottawa Silver 7 sweep Dawson City (Yukon) in 2 games Ottawa Silver 7 beats Dawson City (Yukon) 23-2 for Stanley Cup, this is most lopsided playoff game, Frank McGee scores 14 goals

1905-03-11

Stanley Cup: Ottawa Silver 7 beat Rat Portage Thisles, 2 games to 1

1906-02-28

Stanley Cup: Ottawa Silver 7 sweep Queen's U (Kingston Ont) in 2 games

1906-03-08

Stanley Cup: Ottawa Silver 7 sweep Smiths Falls (Ont) in 2 games

1906-03-17

Stanley Cup: Montreal Wanderers beat Ottawa Silver 7, although both winning a game, Montreal outscores Ottawa 12-10

1907-09-13

Canadian Interprovincial Rugby Football union (Big Four) forms with Hamilton Tigers, Toronto Argonauts, Ottawa Rough Riders & Montreal Foot Ball

1907-11-02

Ottawa Mint Proclamation is published

1908-01-02

Canadian branch of the Royal Mint opens in Ottawa

1908-01-13

Stanley Cup: Montreal Wanderers sweep Ottawa Victorias in 2 games

1909-03-03

Stanley Cup: Ottawa Senators beat Montreal Wanderers, 8-3

1909-11-20

Jack Williams of Ottawa Rough Riders kicks 9 singles in a game

1909-12-11

Canadian Football exhibition game played in Van Cortlandt Park in Bronx, Hamilton Tigers beat Ottawa Rough Riders, 11-6 before 15,000

1910-01-07

Stanley Cup: Ottawa Senators sweep Galt (Ont) in 2 games

1910-01-20

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

1910-03-05

Stanley Cup: Montreal Wanderers beat Ottawa Senators, 3-1

1911-03-13

Stanley Cup: Ottawa Senators beat Galt (Ont) 7-4

1911-03-16

Stanley Cup: Ottawa Senators beat Port Arthur (Ont) 13-4

1911-10-19

Royal Mint in London sends dies for $1 coin to Ottawa Branch

1915-03-26

Stanley Cup: Vancouver Millionaires (PCHA) sweep Ottawa Senators

1916-02-03

Canada's original Parliament buildings, in Ottawa, burns down

1917-11-22

NHL forms with Montreal Canadiens, Montreal Maroons, Toronto Arenas, Ottawa Senators & Quebec Bulldogs; National Hockey Association disbands

1918-01-12

Montreal Canadien Joe Malone scores 5 goals beating Ottawa 9-4

1918-11-10

The Western Union Cable Office in North Sydney, NS received a top-secret coded message from Europe (that would be sent to Ottawa, ON and Washington, DC) that said on November 11, 1918 all fighting would cease on land, sea and in the air.

1919-02-18

Cy Denneny of NHL Ottawa Senators scores record 52nd goals

1919-03-06

NHL Championship: Montreal Canadiens beat Ottawa Senators, 3 games to 1 with 1 tie

1920-03-10

NHL's Quebec Bulldog Jim Malone scores 6 goals vs Ottawa Senators

1920-04-01

Stanley Cup: Ottawa Senators (NHL) beat Seattle (PCHA), 3 games to 2

1921-04-04

Stanley Cup: Ottawa Senators (NHL) beat Vancouver Millionaires (PCHA), 3 games to 2

1921-04-14

NHL Championship: Ottawa Senators sweep Toronto St Patricks in 2 games

1921-04-21

Ottawa Senators beat Vanc Millionaires 3 games to 2 for Stanley Cup [or 4/4]

1922-03-13

NHL Championship: Ottawa Senators outscore Toronto St Pats, 5 to 4, in 2 games

1923-02-17

Ottawa Senator Cy Denneny becomes NHL's all time scorer (143 goals)

1923-03-09

NHL Championship: Mont Canadiens outscore Ottawa Senators, 3-2, in 2

1923-03-31

Stanley Cup: Ottawa Senators (NHL) sweep Edm Eskimos (WCHL) in 2 games

1924-03-11

NHL Championship: Montreal Canadiens sweeps Ottawa Senators in 2 games

1925-12-05

13th CFL Grey Cup: Ottawa Senators defeats Win Tammany Tigers, 24-1

1926-12-04

14th CFL Grey Cup: Ottawa Senators defeats U of Toronto, 10-7

1927-04-13

Stanley Cup: Ottawa Senators beat Boston Bruins, in 2 games & 2 ties

1931-11-14

Ottawa Mint Act is proclaimed in Britain

1931-12-01

Ottawa branch of Royal Mint begins operation as Royal Canadian Mint

1932-10-01

NHL readmits Ottawa & drops Pittsburgh

1935-06-03

One thousand unemployed Canadian workers board freight cars in Vancouver, British Columbia, beginning a protest trek to Ottawa, Ontario.

1936-12-05

24th CFL Grey Cup: Sarnia Imperials defeats Ottawa Rough Riders, 26-20

1938-11-05

Ottawa Roughriders score on 5-man, 4-lateral, 65-yard punt return

1939-12-09

27th Grey Cup: Winnipeg Blue Bombers defeats Ottawa Rough Riders, 8-7

1940-11-30

28th CFL Grey Cup (Game 1): Toronto Balmy Beach defeats Ottawa, 8-2

1940-12-07

28th CFL Grey Cup (Game 2): Toronto Balmy Beach defeats Ottawa, 12-5

1941-11-29

29th CFL Grey Cup: Winn Blue Bombers defeat Ottawa Rough Riders, 18-16

1948-11-27

36th CFL Grey Cup: Calgary Stampeders defeat Ottawa Rough Riders, 12-7

1950-08-12

NY Giants (NFL) beat Ottawa Roughriders (CFL) 20-6 in Ottawa

1951-08-11

NY Giants (NFL) beat Ottawa Roughriders (CFL) 38-6 in Ottawa

1951-11-24

39th CFL Grey Cup: Ottawa Rough Riders defeats Saskatchewan, 21-14

1960-10-10

Ron Stewart of Ottawa rushes for CFL-record 287 yards

1960-11-26

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

1966-11-26

54th CFL Grey Cup: Saskatchewan Roughriders defeats Ottawa, 29-14

1967-01-18

Yellowknife replaces Ottawa as capital of NW Territories, Canada

1968-11-30

56th CFL Grey Cup: Ottawa Rough Riders defeat Calgary Stampeder, 24-21

1969-11-30

57th CFL Grey Cup: Ottawa Rough Riders defeats Saskatchewan, 29-11

1973-11-25

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

1976-11-28

64th CFL Grey Cup: Ottawa Rough Riders defeats Saskatchewan, 23-20

1978-03-09

Ice Dance Championship at Ottawa Canada won by Linichuk & Karponosov

1978-03-09

Ice Pairs Championship at Ottawa won by Rodnina & Zaitsev (URS)

1978-03-09

Ladies Figure Skating Champions in Ottawa won by Anett Potzsch (GDR)

1978-03-09

Men's Figure Skating Champions in Ottawa won by Charles Tickner (USA)

1981-11-22

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

1984-03-23

Ice Dance Championship at Ottawa won by J Torvill & Chris Dean (GRB)

1984-03-23

Ice Pairs Championship at Ottawa won by Underhill & Paul Martini (CAN)

1984-03-23

Ladies Fig Skating Championship in Ottawa won by Katarina Witt (GDR)

1984-03-23

Men's Fig Skating Championship in Ottawa won by Scott Hamilton (USA)

1990-03-19

1st world ice hockey tournament for women held (Ottawa)

1990-09-30

The Dalai Lama unveils the Canadian Tribute to Human Rights in Canada's capital city of Ottawa.

1991-07-24

Ottawa Rough Riders Board of Directors resign

1991-07-26

CFL assumes ownership of Ottawa Rough Riders

1991-10-19

Lonnie Glieberman purchased Ottawa Rough Riders from CFL

1991-12-20

NHL grants permanent membership to Tampa Lightning & Ottawa Senators

1992-06-18

Ottawa Senators make goalie Peter Sidorkiewicz their 1st draft

1992-10-08

Ottawa Senators 1st NHL game

1993-04-10

Ottawa Senators win 1st road game (Islanders) after 38 straight loses

1994-02-26

St Louis Blues beat Ottawa Senators 11-1

1994-07-06

Shreveport Pirates 1st CFL game (vs Ottawa)

1996-04-13

Ottawa Senators eliminate Stanley Cup Champs NJ Devils from playoff

2000-05-02

Her Royal Highness Princess Margriet of the Netherlands unveils the Man With Two Hats monument in Apeldoorn and the other in Ottawa on May 11, 2000. Symbolically linking both Netherlands and Canada for their assistance throughout World War II.

2002-05-11

Her Royal Highness Princess Margriet of the Netherlands unveils the Man With Two Hats monument in Ottawa and Apeldoorn (May 2), 2000, symbolically linking both the Netherlands and Canada for their assistance throughout the Second World War.

2013-09-17

6 people are killed after a train and double-decker bus collide in Ottawa, Canada

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Ottawa - Notable Birthdays

Elizabeth SmartDec 27, 1913

Margaret AtwoodNov 18, 1939

Mike GartnerOct 29, 1959

Justin TrudeauDec 25, 1971

Ottawa - Birthdays
Date Event
1901-10-07

Frank X Boucher, Ottawa, All-star NHL center (Ottawa, NY Rangers)

1908-10-24

John Tuzo Wilson, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Canadian geologist (contributions to plate tectonics)

1913-12-27

Elizabeth Smart, Ottawa Ontario, Canadian author (By Grand Central Station I Sat Down and Wept)

1915-01-12

Joseph-Aurèle Plourde, Catholic archbishop of Ottawa

1915-02-12

Lorne Greene, Ottawa Canada, actor (Bonanza, Battlestar Galactica)

1925-04-22

Ann Höling, Der Verrat von Ottawa

1928-05-09

Barbara Ann Scott, Ottawa Ontario, figure skater (Olympic-gold-1948), (d. 2012)

1938-11-26

Rich Little, Ottawa Canada, impressionist/actor (Love on a Rooftop)

1939-01-11

Anne Heggtveit, Ottawa, Ontario, Canadian alpine skier (Olympic-gold-1960)

1939-11-18

Margaret Atwood, Ottawa Ontario, Canadian author/poet

1941-06-28

David Johnston, Sshootings at Parliament Hill, Ottawa

1941-07-30

Paul Anka, Ottawa Ontario, singer (Put Your Head on My Shoulder)

1942-06-25

Patrick Michael Mitchell, Ottawa, one of FBI's most wanted

1944-05-14

Gene Cornish, Ottawa, rock bassist/vocalist (Fotomaker, Rascals)

1945-03-02

Gordon Thompson, Ottawa Canada, actor (Adam Carrington-Dynasty)

1945-05-27

Bruce Cockburn, Ottawa Canada, folk rock vocalist (Waterwalker)

1948-02-08

Alice Ottawa, San Domingo

1951-01-26

Walt Willey, Ottawa Ill, actor (Jackson Montgomery-All My Children)

1951-12-12

Steven Alan Hawley, Ottawa Ks, PhD/ast (STS 41-D, 61-C, 31, 82)

1952-07-01

Dan Aykroyd, Ottawa Canada, comedian/actor (SNL, Dragnet)

1954-01-25

Condredge Holloway, Alabama, CFL quarterback (Ottawa, Toronto)

1954-12-14

Steven Glenwood MacLean, Ottawa Ontario, astronaut (STS 52)

1959-10-29

Mike Gartner, Ottawa Ontario, NHL right wing (Toronto Maple Leafs)

1960-07-06

Caroll-Ann Alie, Ottawa Ontario, yachter (Olympics-14-92, 96)

1961-05-10

Randy Cunneyworth, Etobicoke, NHL left wing (Ottawa Senators)

1962-12-14

Chris Dahlquist, Fridley, NHL defenseman (Ottawa Senators)

1963-04-10

Claire Smith, Ottawa Ontario, equestrian 3 day event (Olympics-96)

1963-10-26

Tom Cavanagh, Ottawa, Ontario, Canadian actor/producer (Ed, Scrubs)

1964-12-17

Frank Musil, Pardubice Cze, NHL defenseman (Ottawa Senators)

1965-06-01

Dan Quinn, Ottawa, NHL center (Phila Flyers)

1965-06-30

Steve Duchesne, Sept-iles, NHL defenseman (Ottawa Senators)

1965-12-18

Brian Walton, Ottawa Ontario, points race cyclist (Olympics-silver-96)

1966-04-30

Jeff Brown, Ottawa, NHL defenseman (Hartford Whalers)

1966-12-05

Bruce Deacon, Ottawa Ontario, marathoner (Olympics-96)

1967-07-01

Mike Eastwood, Ottawa, NHL center (Winnipeg Jets)

1967-10-30

Pat Elynuik, Foam Lake, NHL right wing (Ottawa Senators)

1968-01-03

Kerry Huffman, Peterborough, NHL defenseman (Phila Flyers, Ottawa)

1968-10-11

Gaurav Seth, A Passage to Ottawa

1968-11-19

Gord Fraser, Ottawa Ontario, road race cyclist (Olympics-96)

1969-03-26

Luke Richardson, Ottawa, NHL defenseman (Edmonton Oilers)

1969-04-10

Dennis Vial, Sault Ste-Marie Ca, NHL defenseman (Ottawa Senators)

1969-04-14

David Archibald, Chilliwack, NHL center (Ottawa Senators)

1969-05-09

Renn Crichlow, Ottawa Ontario, canoeist (Olympics-8-92, 96)

1969-05-28

Damian Rhodes, St Paul, NHL goalie (Ottawa Senators)

1969-09-13

Igor Kravchuk, NHL defenseman (Ottawa Senators, Russia Oly-Sil-98)

1969-10-06

Jeff Lay, Ottawa Ontario, rower (Olympics-96)

1969-10-27

Corey Foster, Ottawa, NHL defenseman (Pitts Penguins)

1970-01-20

Rob Gaudreau, Lincoln, NHL center (Ottawa Senators)

1970-01-30

Scott Levins, Spokane, NHL right wing (Ottawa Senators)

1970-02-14

Sean Hill, Duluth, NHL defenseman (Ottawa Senators)

1970-02-25

Troy Mallette, Sudbury, NHL left wing (Ottawa Senators)

1970-08-09

Rod Brind'amour, Ottawa, NHL center (Phila Flyers, Team Canada 98)

1970-09-19

Antii Tormenen, Espoo FIN, NHL forward (Finland Oly-B-98, Ottawa)

1970-11-22

Alison Korn, Ottawa Ontario, rower (Olympics-96)

1971-02-27

Jaroslav Modry, Ceske-budejovice C, NHL defenseman (Ottawa Senators)

1971-08-06

Mike Bales, Saskatoon, NHL goalie (Ottawa Senators)

1971-10-13

Sean O'Donnell, Ottawa, NHL defenseman (LA Kings)

1971-12-14

Chris Therien, Ottawa, NHL defenseman (Phila Flyers)

1971-12-25

Justin Trudeau, Ottawa Ontario, Canadian political leader

1972-10-10

Trent McCleary, Swift Current, NHL right wing (Ottawa Senators)

1972-11-24

Fred Brathwaite, Ottawa, NHL goalie (Edmonton Oilers)

1972-12-02

Chris Burns, CFL tackle (Calgary Stampeders, Hamilton Tiger-Cats & Ottawa Renegades)

1972-12-11

Daniel Alfredsson, Grums Swe, NHL right wing (Ottawa Senators)

1973-04-23

Derek Armstrong, Ottawa, NHL center (NY Islanders)

1973-05-04

Matthew Barnaby, Ottawa, NHL left wing (Buffalo Sabres)

1973-07-03

Adrian Aucoin, Ottawa, NHL defenseman (Vancouver Canucks)

1973-11-05

Alexei Yashin, Sverdlovsk Russia, NHL center (Team Russia Olympics-Silver-1998, Ottawa Senators)

1974-05-09

Stephane Yelle, Ottawa, NHL center (Colorado Avalanche)

1974-11-29

Pavol Demitra, Dubnica Slo, NHL right wing (Ottawa Senators, Blues)

1975-02-07

Alexandre Daigle, Montreal, NHL center (Ottawa Senators)

1975-04-10

Steve Washburn, Ottawa, NHL center (Florida Panthers)

1975-12-22

Stanislav Neckar, Pisek CZ, NHL defenseman (Ottawa Senators, Oly-G-98)

1976-01-09

Radek Bonk, Koprivnice Cze, NHL center (Ottawa Senators, Team Czech)

1977-05-17

James E. Wade, Ottawa Pop Expo

1977-08-27

Sarah Chalke, Ottawa, actress (Becky-Roseanne, Ernest Goes to School)

1990-05-13

Didier Garrett, A Passage to Ottawa

Ottawa - Weddings
Date Event
2005-06-01

"The Amazing Race 7" executive assistant Alex Ali and Lynn Warren in Ottawa, Canada

Ottawa - Deaths
Date Event
1769-04-20

Pontiac, indian chief to Ottawa, murdered

1975-01-25

Charlotte Whitton, Canadian politician, mayor of Ottawa (b. 1896)

2005-11-04

Ann Höling, Der Verrat von Ottawa


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