History Hop Tags - Quebec

Quebec - Notable Historical Events

Jacques CartierAug 23, 1541

Samuel de ChamplainJul 3, 1608

James WolfeJun 27, 1759

John A. MacdonaldJul 1, 1867

FDRSep 11, 1944

Charles de GaulleJul 24, 1967

Eric LindrosJun 22, 1991

Joe SakicMar 23, 2000

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Quebec - Historical Events
Date Event
1541-08-23

French explorer Jacques Cartier lands near Quebec City in his third voyage to Canada.

1608-07-03

Samuel de Champlain founds city of Quebec

1610-06-19

Samuel de Champlain and his French army defeat the Mohawk people at the Battle of Sorel in New France, present-day Sorel-Tracy, Quebec

1615-06-02

First Récollet missionaries arrive at Quebec City, from Rouen, France.

1616-07-11

Samuel de Champlain returns to Quebec.

1620-06-03

Construction of the oldest stone church in French North America, Notre-Dame-des-Anges, begins at Quebec City, Quebec, Canada.

1632-03-29

Treaty of Saint-Germain is signed, returning Quebec to French control after the English had seized it in 1629.

1634-07-04

The city of Trois-Rivières is founded in New France, later to become the Canadian province of Quebec.

1663-02-05

Charlevoix Earthquake in Quebec, felt strongly in New England

1690-10-07

English attack Quebec under Louis de Buade

1694-10-23

American colonial forces, led by Sir William Phipps, fail to seize Quebec.

1733-05-29

The right of Canadians to keep Indian slaves is upheld at Quebec City.

1734-06-21

In Montreal in New France (today primarily Quebec), a black slave known by the French name of Marie-Joseph Angélique, having been convicted of the arson that destroyed much of the city, is tortured and hanged by the French authorities in a public ceremony that involved her disgrace and the amputation of a hand.

1759-06-27

General James Wolfe begins the siege of Quebec.

1759-09-12

British soldiers capture the town of Quebec.

1759-09-13

British beat French forces at Plains of Abrahams (Quebec)

1759-09-18

Battle of Quebec ends, French surrender to British who capture Quebec City

1765-05-18

Fire destroys a large part of Montreal, Quebec.

1774-05-20

Britain gives Quebec, Labrador & territory north of Ohio

1774-06-22

British parliament accepts Quebec Act

1775-12-31

Battle of Quebec in American Revolutionary War; Americans defeated trying to take British stronghold

1792-12-17

Opening of 1st legislative assembly of Lower Canada in Quebec city

1824-06-08

Washing machine patented by Noah Cushing of Quebec

1831-03-31

Quebec & Montreal incorporated

1832-06-07

Asian cholera reaches Quebec, brought by Irish immigrants, and kills about 6,000 people in Lower Canada.

1836-07-21

1st Canadian RR opens, between Laprairie & St John, Quebec

1837-05-25

The Patriots of Lower Canada (Quebec) rebel against the British for freedom.

1845-05-28

Fire in Quebec, Canada, 1,500 houses destroyed

1866-06-07

Irish Fenians raid Pigeon Hill, Quebec

1866-06-07

1,800 Fenian raiders are repelled back to the United States after they loot and plunder around Saint-Armand and Frelighsburg, Quebec.

1866-10-15

Great fire in Quebec destroys 2,500 houses

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

1867-12-27

Ontario & Quebec legislatures hold 1st meeting

1870-05-25

Irish Fenians raid Eccles Hill, Quebec

1872-10-12

Montreal Foot Ball Club 1st game playing Quebec City to 0-0 tie

1875-10-16

1st Quebec vs Ontario football game, Ontario wins

1883-01-16

Quebec Rugby Football Union forms

1907-08-29

The Quebec Bridge collapses during construction, killing 75 workers.

1912-03-11

1st Stanley Cup game to be played in 3 20-min periods, formerly played in 30-min halfs, Quebec beats Moncton 9-3 on way to sweep

1912-03-13

Stanley Cup: Quebec Bulldogs sweep Moncton (NB) in 2 games

1913-03-10

Stanley Cup: Quebec Bulldogs sweep Sydney (NS) Millionaires in 2 games

1916-09-11

The Quebec Bridge's central span collapses during reconstruction, killing 11 men, following initially total collapsed on August 29, 1907.

1917-01-02

Royal Bank of Canada takes over Quebec Bank

1917-11-22

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

1917-12-03

After nearly 20 years of planning and construction, the Quebec Bridge opens to traffic.

1917-12-19

Quebec Bulldogs play their 1st professional hockey game

1918-10-18

NHL's Quebec Bulldogs sold to a Toronto businessman P J Quinn

1920-01-31

Joe Malone, Quebec Bulldogs, sets NHL record with 7 goals in a game

1920-03-03

Montreal Canadiens scores NHL record 16 goals beating Quebec Bulldogs

1920-03-10

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

1928-12-20

1st international dogsled mail leaves Minot, Maine for Montreal, Quebec

1931-01-31

NHL's Quebec Bulldogs' Joseph Malone scores a record 7 goals

1943-06-20

New Quebec (Chubb) Crater discovered in northern Quebec (3½ km dia)

1943-08-08

Common Chiefs of staff meet in Quebec

1944-09-11

FDR & Churchill meet in Canada at 2nd Quebec Conference

1964-05-05

Separatists riot in Quebec

1965-03-01

Gas explosion kills 28 in apartment complex (La Salle, Quebec)

1967-07-24

Charles de Gaulle says 'Vive le Quebec libre! Long live free Quebec!'

1968-05-24

FLQ separatists bomb the U.S. consulate in Quebec City.

1970-10-05

Quebec separatists kidnap British trade commissioner James Cross

1971-04-04

Marine clay under houses liquefies in St-Jean-Vianney, Quebec, 31 die

1976-11-16

René Levesque's Parti Québécois wins elections in Quebec

1980-05-20

In a referendum, 59.5% of Quebec voters reject separatism

1982-02-10

28 skiers perform backflips while holding hands, Bromont, Quebec

1983-01-13

Quebec Nordiques play 251st NHL game without being shut out

1983-11-05

NY Rangers & Quebec Nordiques both score in 1st 14 secs of 3rd period

1984-02-22

Brothers Anton & Peter Stastny score 8 pts each for NHL Quebec

1990-07-11

Oka Crisis: First Nations land dispute in Quebec, Canada begins.

1991-06-15

Birth of the first federal political party in Canada that supports Quebec nationalism, le Bloc Québécois.

1991-06-22

Quebec Nordiques pick Eric Lindros #1 at NHL entry draft

1991-10-02

Eric Lindros refuses to sign with Quebec Nordiques

1995-10-30

Quebec Referendum votes to remain part of Canada

1998-01-05

Ice storm knocks out electricity in Quebec & Ontario

1998-08-20

The Supreme Court of Canada rules that Quebec cannot legally secede from Canada without the federal government's approval.

2000-03-23

Joe Sakic records his 400th career goal and becomes the Quebec Nordiques/Colorado Avalanche all-time leading point scorer

2009-07-09

Joe Sakic retires after 21 NHL seasons with the Quebec Nordiques/Colorado Avalanche franchise, finishing with 625 goals and 1,641 points

2012-03-22

Largest protest in Quebec's history occurs in Montreal with over 200,000 people marching against government tuition hikes and for free access to post-secondary education

2012-08-26

A Legionella outbreak in Quebec City, Canada, kills 8 and infects 104

2012-09-04

Pauline Marois becomes the first female premier of Quebec

2013-07-06

42 people are killed and 5 missing after a freight train carrying crude oil derailed and set of fires in Lac-Megantic, Quebec

2017-01-30

Quebec Mosque Shooting Kills at Least 6, and 2 Suspects Are Arrested

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Quebec - Notable Birthdays

James WolfeJan 2, 1727

John AbbottMar 12, 1821

Louis St. LaurentFeb 1, 1882

Georges VezinaJan 21, 1887

Howie MorenzJun 21, 1902

Saul BellowJun 10, 1915

Pierre TrudeauOct 18, 1919

Doug HarveyDec 19, 1924

Oscar PetersonAug 15, 1925

Jean Marc BeliveauAug 31, 1931

Scotty BowmanSep 18, 1933

Jean ChretienJan 11, 1934

Roch CarrierMay 13, 1937

Brian MulroneyMar 20, 1939

Marc GarneauFeb 23, 1949

Gilbert PerreaultNov 13, 1950

Marcel DionneAug 3, 1951

Guy LafleurSep 20, 1951

Mike BossyJan 22, 1957

Raymond bourqueDec 28, 1960

Mario LemieuxOct 5, 1965

Patrick RoyOct 5, 1965

Celine DionMar 30, 1968

Pierre TurgeonAug 28, 1969

Martin BrodeurMay 6, 1972

Mary PierceJan 15, 1975

Alexandre BilodeauSep 8, 1987

Quebec - Birthdays
Date Event
1721-01-21

James Murray, British military officer, governor of Quebec (d. 1794)

1724-09-03

Guy Carleton, 1st Baron Dorchester, British soldier and Governor of Quebec (d. 1808)

1727-01-02

James Wolfe, Westerham, Kent, England, British Army officer, defeated the French in Canada and captured Quebec

1809-07-30

Charles Chiniquy, Quebec-born excommunicated Catholic priest (d. 1899)

1821-03-12

John Abbott, Saint-Andre Quebec, (C) 3rd Canadian PM (1891-92)

1822-05-04

Charles Boucher de Boucherville, Quebec politician (d. 1915)

1831-08-16

John Jones Ross, Quebec politician (d. 1901)

1832-01-09

Félix-Gabriel Marchand, journalist, author and politician, Premier of Quebec (d. 1900)

1833-11-24

Antoine Labelle, Quebec catholic priest (d. 1891)

1840-10-15

Honoré Mercier, politician and premier of Quebec (d. 1894)

1848-03-24

Honoré Beaugrand, Quebec journalist and newspaper publisher (La Patrie) (d. 1906)

1850-05-01

Prince Arthur, H.R.H. The Prince of Wales Decorating the Monument of Champlain and Receiving Addresses of Welcome from the Mayor of Quebec, the Governor General of Canada and Vice President Fairbanks, Representative of the United States

1852-05-11

Charles W. Fairbanks, H.R.H. The Prince of Wales Decorating the Monument of Champlain and Receiving Addresses of Welcome from the Mayor of Quebec, the Governor General of Canada and Vice President Fairbanks, Representative of the United States

1853-12-19

Charles Fitzpatrick, Canadian politician, lieutenant-governor of Quebec (d. 1942)\

1861-03-19

Lomer Gouin, Quebec politician (d. 1929)

1867-03-05

Louis-Alexandre Taschereau, Premier of Quebec (d. 1952)

1874-03-15

Eugène Fiset, Lieutenant Governor of Quebec (d. 1951)

1879-12-24

Émile Nelligan, Quebec poet (d. 1941)

1882-02-01

Louis St. Laurent, Compton Quebec, (L) 12th Canadian PM (1948-57)

1883-11-02

Jean-Marie-Rodrigue Villeneuve, cardinal and archbishop of Quebec (d. 1947)

1887-01-21

Georges Vezina, Chicoutimi Quebec, Canadian ice hockey goalie (Vezina Trophy)

1888-03-14

Marc-Aurèle Fortin, Quebec painter (d. 1970)

1889-08-13

Camillien Houde, Quebec politician, mayor of Montreal (d. 1958)

1889-10-28

Juliette Béliveau, Quebec comedian (d. 1975)

1896-04-11

Léo-Paul Desrosiers, Quebec novelist (d. 1967)

1896-11-07

Esdras Minville, Quebec writer, economist and sociologist (d. 1975)

1901-09-12

Ben Blue, Montreal, Quebec, Canadian actor and comedian (Accidental Family, Frank Sinatra Show)

1902-06-21

Howie Morenz, Mitchell Quebec, Canadian professional ice hockey player

1902-12-31

Lionel Daunais, Quebec singer and composer (d. 1982)

1903-02-16

George-Henri Lévesque, Quebec priest and sociologist (d. 2000)

1904-01-17

Patsy Ruth Miller, actress (Quebec, Wide Open, Sap, Twin Beds)

1904-11-18

Jean Paul Lemieux, Quebec painter (d. 1990)

1905-11-01

Paul-Émile Borduas, Quebec painter (d. 1960)

1907-01-14

Georges-Émile Lapalme, Quebec politician (d. 1985)

1907-03-24

Paul Sauvé, Quebec politician (d. 1960)

1907-10-08

Howard Joslin, GA, actor (Quebec, Detective Story)

1908-02-15

Sarto Fournier, Quebec politician (d. 1980)

1909-05-21

François-Albert Angers, Quebec economist (d. 2003)

1910-01-04

Arthur Villeneuve, Quebec painter (d. 1990)

1910-01-28

Arnold Moss, Bkln, actor (Loves of Carmen, Kim, Quebec, Viva Zapata)

1911-03-03

Hugues Lapointe, Canadian politician and Lieutenant governor of Quebec (d. 1982)

1912-02-04

Louis-Albert Cardinal Vachon, archbishop of Quebec (d. 2006)

1912-06-10

Jean Lesage, Premier of Quebec (d. 1980)

1913-04-04

Jules Léger, Quebec diplomat and Governor general of Canada (d. 1980)

1915-04-09

Daniel Johnson, Sr., Quebec politician (d. 1968)

1915-06-10

Saul Bellow, Lachine Quebec, Canadian-born American author (Mr Sammler's Planet, Nobel 1976)

1916-05-01

Glenn Ford, Quebec Canada, actor (Cade's County, Big Heat, Midway)

1916-06-20

Jean-Jacques Bertrand, premier of Quebec (d. 1973)

1916-07-25

Lucien Saulnier, Quebec politician (d. 1989)

1916-08-28

Hélène Baillargeon, Quebec singer and folklorist (d. 1997)

1916-12-20

Michel Chartrand, Quebec union leader

1919-03-26

Roger Leger, Quebec ice hockey player (d. 1965)

1919-10-12

Gilles Beaudoin, Quebec politician (d. 2007)

1919-10-18

Pierre Trudeau, Montreal Quebec, 15th Prime Minister of Canada

1921-07-27

Émile Genest, Quebec actor (d. 2003)

1922-05-06

Camille Laurin, Quebec psychiatrist and politician (d. 1999)

1922-08-23

Pierre Gauvreau, Quebec painter, television writer and producer

1922-08-24

René Lévesque, Premier of Quebec (d. 1987)

1923-02-03

Alys Robi, Quebec singer

1923-10-25

Jean Duceppe, Quebec actor (d. 1990)

1924-01-29

Marcelle Ferron, Quebec painter and stained glass artist (d. 2001)

1924-02-01

Ben Weider, Quebec businessman and author

1924-02-18

Louis Laberge, Quebec labour union leader (d. 2002)

1924-04-29

Al Balding, Toronto Ont, Canadian Tour golfer (Quebec Open-1952)

1924-06-13

Percy Rodrigues, Montreal Quebec, actor (Brainwaves)

1924-09-08

Marie-Claire Kirkland, Quebec politician

1924-12-19

Doug Harvey, Montreal Quebec, Canadian ice hockey player

1925-01-26

Claude Ryan, Quebec newspaper editor (d. 2004)

1925-02-18

Marcel Barbeau, Quebec artist

1925-08-15

Oscar Peterson, Montreal Quebec, Canadian jazz pianist and composer

1925-10-12

Denis Lazure, Quebec politician (d. 2008)

1926-01-09

Jean-Pierre Côté, Canadian politician, Lieutenant governor of Quebec (d. 2002)

1926-04-11

Victor Bouchard, Quebec pianist and composer

1926-05-02

Gérard D. Lévesque, Quebec politician (d. 1993)

1926-05-06

Gilles Grégoire, Quebec politician, co-founder of the Parti Québécois (d. 2006)

1926-07-28

Charlie Biddle, American-born Quebec jazz bassist (d. 2003)

1926-12-01

Allyn Ann McLerie, Quebec, actress (Tony Randall Show, Thorn Birds)

1926-12-24

Paul Buissonneau, French-born Quebec theatre director

1927-03-07

Jean-Paul Desbiens, Quebec writer and teacher (d. 2006)

1928-01-08

Gaston Miron, Quebec poet and editor (d. 1996)

1928-01-25

Jérôme Choquette, Quebec lawyer and politician

1928-03-12

Thérèse Lavoie-Roux, Quebec politician and senator

1928-05-04

Maynard Ferguson, Verdun Quebec, jazz trumpeter (Roulette)

1929-01-17

Jacques "Jake the Snake" Plante, Quebec, NHL goaltender (#1)

1929-02-18

André Mathieu, Quebec composer (d. 1968)

1929-05-08

Claude Castonguay, Quebec politician

1929-07-10

Moe Norman, Kitchener Ont, Canadian Tour golfer (1966 Quebec Open)

1930-01-03

Marcel Dubé, Quebec playwright

1930-02-01

Mario Beaulieu, Quebec politician (d. 1998)

1930-06-08

Marcel Léger, Quebec politician (d. 1993)

1930-07-13

Nikki Duval, Quebec

1930-07-25

Alice Parizeau, Polish-born Quebec writer and essayist (d. 1990)

1931-03-10

Georges Dor, Quebec author, playwright, singer and songwriter (d. 2001)

1931-08-29

Lise Payette, Quebec politician, writer and columnist

1931-08-31

Jean Marc Beliveau, Trois-Rivieres Quebec, NHL center (Montreal Canadiens, 10 Stanley Cups)

1932-05-19

Claude Blanchard, Quebec comedian and actor (d. 2006)

1933-07-14

Robert Bourassa, Montreal, premier of Quebec (1970-76, 1985- )

1933-09-18

Scotty Bowman, Montreal Quebec, NHL player/coach (Montreal Canadians/Detroit Red Wings)

1933-10-13

Raynald Frechette, Quebec politician and judge (d. 2007)

1934-01-11

Jean Chretien, Shawinigan Quebec, 20th Prime Minister of Canada (1993-2003)

1934-01-23

Pierre Bourgault, Quebec politician and essayist (d. 2003)

1934-01-26

Roger Landry, Quebec businessman and newspaper publisher

1935-05-22

Ron Piché, Quebec baseball player

1935-12-06

Jean Lapointe, Quebec comedian, singer and senator

1937-03-09

Bernard Landry, Premier of Quebec from 2001-2003

1937-05-07

Claude Raymond, Quebec baseball player

1937-05-13

Roch Carrier, Sainte-Justine Quebec, Canadian novelist (The Hockey Sweater)

1938-05-06

Jean Garon, Quebec economist and politician

1938-07-29

Jean Rochon, Quebec politician

1938-08-12

Jean-Paul L'Allier, Canadian Mayor of Quebec

1938-12-22

Lucien Bouchard, Quebec politician

1939-03-20

Brian Mulroney, Baie-Comeau Quebec, (P-C) 18th PM of Canada (1984-93)

1939-04-02

Lise Thibault, Lieutenant-governor of Quebec

1940-01-10

Guy Chevrette, Quebec politician

1940-08-24

Francine Lalonde, Quebec politician

1940-11-12

Michel Audet, Quebec economist and politician

1940-12-06

Lawrence Bergman, Quebec politician

1941-01-09

Gilles Vaillancourt, Quebec politician

1941-01-18

Denise Bombardier, Quebec journalist, television host and novelist

1941-01-20

Pierre Lalonde, Quebec singer and television host

1941-03-26

Yvon Marcoux, Quebec politician

1941-07-10

Jake Eberts, Montreal, Quebec, film producer (Chariots of Fire, Dances with Wolves), (d. 2012)

1941-08-12

Réjean Ducharme, Quebec novelist and playwright

1942-06-01

Guy-Jude Côté, Quebec: A Whole Different World Next Door

1943-07-30

Henri-François Gautrin, Quebec politician

1943-08-26

Jacques Bensimon, Richard Rohmer and His Referendum: A View from Quebec

1943-12-21

André Arthur. Quebec radio host

1944-06-08

Marc Ouellet, Archbishop of Quebec City

1944-12-24

Daniel Johnson Jr., Breaking Point: Canada/Quebec - The 1995 Referendum

1945-04-26

Sylvain Simard, Quebec politician

1945-09-08

Rogie Vachon, Quebec, NHL goalie (Canadiens, Kings, Vezina-1968)

1945-10-24

Gérald Larose, Quebec labour union executive

1946-01-17

Michèle Deslauriers, Quebec actress

1946-04-22

Louise Harel, Quebec politician

1946-05-08

André Boulerice, Quebec politician

1946-05-11

Plume Latraverse, Quebec singer and musician

1946-06-24

David Collenette, Breaking Point: Canada/Quebec - The 1995 Referendum

1946-08-26

Chantal Renaud, Quebec singer and actress

1948-01-19

Frank McKenna, Breaking Point: Canada/Quebec - The 1995 Referendum

1948-11-09

Michel Pagliaro, Quebec singer

1949-02-23

Marc Garneau, Quebec City Quebec, Canadian astronaut (STS 13, 77)

1949-03-16

Victor Garber, Montreal Quebec, actor (Days & Nights of Molly Dodd)

1949-03-30

Liza Frulla, Quebec politician

1949-05-26

Dayle Haddon, Montreal Quebec Canada, actress (Bedroom Eyes)

1949-07-27

André Dupont, Quebec ice hockey player

1950-01-19

Sébastien Dhavernas, Quebec actor

1950-02-18

Michel Gauthier, Quebec politician

1950-07-16

Pierre Paradis, Quebec politician

1950-11-13

Gilbert Perreault, Victoriaville Quebec, NHL center (over 500 goals)

1951-03-30

Yves Séguin, Quebec politician

1951-08-03

Marcel Dionne, Drummondville Quebec, NHL center (LA Kings, NY Rangers)

1951-08-11

Vincent Bilodeau, Quebec actor and comedian

1951-08-17

Robert Joy, Montreal Quebec, actor (Big Shots, Suicide Club)

1951-09-20

Guy Lafleur, Thurso Quebec, NHL right wing (Montreal, NY Rangers)

1952-06-16

Gino Vanelli, Montreal Quebec, singer (Living Inside Myself)

1952-10-12

Danielle Proulx, Quebec actress

1953-05-06

Michelle Courchesne, Quebec politician

1953-05-09

Daniel Talbot, Montreal Que, golfer (Quebec Open-1979, 81, 84)

1954-06-03

Wally Weir, Quebec ice hockey player

1954-10-21

Brian V. Tobin, Breaking Point: Canada/Quebec - The 1995 Referendum

1954-10-24

Thomas J. Mulcair, Quebec politician

1955-03-16

Andy Scott, Breaking Point: Canada/Quebec - The 1995 Referendum

1955-04-25

Jane Stewart, Breaking Point: Canada/Quebec - The 1995 Referendum

1955-09-22

Jerry Anderson, Montreal, Canadian Tour golfer (Quebec Open-1982, 83)

1956-04-13

Matthew Coon Come, Breaking Point: Canada/Quebec - The 1995 Referendum

1957-01-22

Mike Bossy, Montreal Quebec, NHL forward (NY Islanders), 1st 50 goals in 50 game

1957-06-26

Philippe Couillard, Quebec neurosurgeon and politician

1957-09-23

Sylvie Garant, Montmagny Quebec, playmate (Nov, 1979)

1957-10-14

Michel Després, Quebec politician

1957-12-24

Diane Tell, Quebec singer

1958-02-15

Chrystine Brouillet, Quebec novelist

1958-11-13

Linda Jackson, Montreal Quebec, cyclist (Olympics-96)

1959-04-10

Yvan Loubier, Quebec politician

1959-06-30

Michel Dion, Quebec City Canada, Rifle shooter (Olympics-24-92, 96)

1959-12-11

Jean-Louis Lamarre, La Prairie Que, golfer (Quebec PGA-1982, 85)

1960-04-03

Marie Denise Pelletier, Quebec singer

1960-07-22

Denyse Julien, Rouyn Quebec, badminton player (Olympics-9-92, 96)

1960-08-30

Guy A. Lepage, Quebec humorist, television host and producer

1960-10-08

François Pérusse, Quebec humorist

1960-12-28

Raymond bourque, Saint-Laurent Quebec, NHL defenseman (Team Canada, Boston)

1961-03-12

Joseph Facal, Quebec politician

1962-02-09

Anik Bissonnette, Quebec ballet dancer (Les Grands Ballets Canadiens)

1962-04-04

Tina Tombs, Montreal Quebec, LPGA golfer (1990 Jamie Farr Toledo)

1962-06-19

Phillip Hatchett, Russellville Ky, Canadian Tour golfer (1991 Quebec)

1962-11-17

Dédé Fortin, Quebec singer (Les Colocs) (d. 2000)

1963-04-23

Benoit Doucet, Montreal Quebec, hockey forward (Team Germany 1998)

1963-10-20

Julie Payette, Montreal Quebec, astronaut

1963-10-28

Kevin Dineen, Quebec City, NHL right wing (Hartford Whalers)

1963-11-06

Jean-Marc Chouinard, Montreal Quebec, epee (Olympics-96)

1964-02-01

Mario Pelchat, Quebec singer

1964-08-17

Pete McCutcheon, Boston Mass, Canadian Tour golfer (1993 Quebec Open)

1965-02-10

Mario Jean, Quebec comedian and television actor

1965-07-01

Luc Rochefort, Trois-Rivieres Que, golfer (1991 Low Amateur Quebec)

1965-10-05

Mario Lemieux, Montreal Quebec, NHL high scoring center (Pitts Penguin, #66)

1965-10-05

Patrick Roy, Quebec City Quebec, NHL goalie (Montreal Canadiens, Colorado Avalanche)

1966-02-02

Tony Plourde, Chibougamau Quebec, sabre (Olympics-96)

1966-03-31

Natalie Gosselin, Levis Quebec, 52kg judoka (Olympics-96)

1966-04-14

André Boisclair, Quebec politician (Parti Québécois)

1966-04-24

Pierre Brassard, Quebec humorist and actor

1966-05-21

Manon Kelley, Quebec City Canada, actress (Red Lips 2)

1966-09-01

Stephane Talbot, Greenfield Park Que, golfer (1992 Quebec PGA)

1966-11-16

Dan Nowosielski, Montreal Quebec, fencing epee (Olympics-96)

1967-08-13

Taro Tan, Montreal Quebec, 65 kg judoka (Olympics-96)

1967-09-01

David Whissell, Quebec politician

1967-10-17

Nathalie Tauziat, Bangui Cent Afr Rep, tennis star (1993 Quebec City)

1968-01-28

Henry Hering, Pointe-Claire Quebec, rower (Olympics-9-92, 96)

1968-03-30

Celine Dion, Quebec Canada, singer (I'm Your Woman)

1969-02-16

Claude Lambert, Montreal Quebec, boxer (Olympics-96)

1969-02-27

Greg Stevenson, Sherbrooke Quebec, rower (Olympics-11-92, 96)

1969-03-20

Caroline Brunet, Quebec City Quebec, kayaker (Olympics-silver-96)

1969-05-27

Francois Letourneau, St Jerome Quebec, canoeist (Olympics-96)

1969-06-14

Eric Desjardins, Rauyn Quebec, NHL defenseman (Phila Flyers, Canada)

1969-07-29

Giles Coren, Quebec City, QC

1969-08-21

Josee Chouinard, Rosemont Quebec, figure skater (Olymp-9th-1994)

1969-08-28

Pierre Turgeon, Rouyn Quebec, NHL center (NY Islanders, Montreal Canadiens)

1969-12-04

Marie-Josee Morneau, Longueuil Quebec, 56 kg judoka (Olympics-96)

1970-12-31

Michel Brunet, Gatineau Quebec, ice dancer (1996 Canadians-2nd)

1971-05-29

Eric Lucas, Quebec professional boxer

1971-06-26

Eddie Parenti, Montreal Quebec, 100m butterfly swimmer (Olympics-96)

1971-08-13

Patrick Carpentier, Quebec race car driver

1971-11-26

Emma Robinson, Montreal Quebec, rower (Olympics-96)

1972-02-24

Manon Rheaume, Lac Beauport Quebec, 1st female NHLer (Tampa Bay)

1972-03-04

Martin St Pierre, Ripon Quebec, 20k walker (Olympics-96)

1972-03-07

Maxim Roy, Quebec actress

1972-04-24

Nicolas Gill, Montreal Quebec, 86kg judoka (Olympics-bronze-92, 96)

1972-05-06

Martin Brodeur, Montreal Quebec, NHL goalie (NJ Devils, Team Canada)

1972-08-03

Alain Bolduc, Montreal Quebec, yachter (Olympics-96)

1972-10-10

Marianne Limpert, Matagami Quebec, 200m relay swimmer (Oly-silver-96)

1972-10-18

Alex Tagliani, Quebec racing driver

1972-11-02

Marie Josee Gibeau, Lachine Quebec, kayaker (Olympics-96)

1973-01-24

Erik Gervais, Valleyfield Quebec, kayaker (Olympics-96)

1973-01-28

Robert Braknis, Montreal Quebec, 100m backstroke/4 x 100 (Olympics-96)

1973-02-07

Sonia Paquette, St-Janvier Quebec, hurdler (Olympics-96)

1973-03-27

Serge Tremblay, La Malbaie Quebec, weightlifter (Olympics-96)

1973-05-25

Josee Corbeil, Pointe-Claire Quebec, volleyball player (Olympics-96)

1973-07-26

Jean Francois Bergeron, St Jerome Quebec, boxer (Olympics-96)

1973-09-06

Greg Rusedski, Montreal Quebec, tennis star (1995 Seoul)

1973-12-22

Annie Pelletier, Montreal Quebec, 3m diver (Olympics-bronze-96)

1974-01-14

Hugues Legault, Montreal Quebec, 50m swimmer (Olympics-96)

1974-03-02

Martine Dessureault, Montreal Quebec, 50m swimmer (Olympics-96)

1974-09-04

Jean Lavertue, Montreal Quebec, weightlifter (Olympics-96)

1975-01-15

Mary Pierce, Montreal Quebec, tennis star (1995 Australian Open)

1975-01-28

Anne Montminy, Montreal Quebec, 10m diver (Olympics-17-92, 96)

1975-02-16

Casey Barrett, Montreal Quebec, 200m Butterfly (Olympics-96)

1975-02-25

Hercules Kyvelos, Montreal Quebec, boxer (Olympics-96)

1975-03-10

Lyne Bessette, Quebec professional bicycle racer

1975-06-09

Carolyne Lepage, Montreal Quebec, 48 kg judoka (Olympics-96)

1975-07-02

Eric Daze, Montreal Quebec, NHL left wing (Chicago Blackhawks)

1976-08-25

Philippe Comtois, Montreal Quebec, Canadian 3m springboard diver (Olympics-96)

1976-11-15

Jessica Amey, Montreal Quebec, 100m butterfly/4 x 100 (Olympics-96)

1977-08-01

Marc Denis, Montreal Quebec, Canadian ice hockey player

1977-08-25

Sophie Cadieux, Quebec actress

1977-11-21

Yolande James, Quebec politician

1979-04-26

Ariane Moffatt, Quebec singer and songwriter

1980-02-28

Lucian Bute, Romanian-born Quebec boxer

1980-11-09

Dominique Maltais, Quebec snowboarder

1982-12-29

Gabrielle Destroismaisons, Quebec singer

1983-11-24

Karine Vanasse, Quebec actress

1985-07-26

Audrey De Montigny, Quebec singer

1986-05-06

Cindy Daniel, Quebec singer

1987-02-25

Eva Avila, Quebec City, QC

1987-09-08

Alexandre Bilodeau, Montreal Quebec, Canadian freestyle skier (Gold in 2010 and 2014 Winter Olympics)

1990-09-20

Marilou, Quebec pop singer

Quebec - Notable Weddings

Jacques PlanteApr 30, 1949

Christopher PlummerOct 2, 1970

Patrick RoyJun 9, 1990

Quebec - Weddings
Date Event
1949-04-30

Ice hockey goaltender Jacques Plante (20) weds Jacqueline Gagne in Quebec, Canada

1970-10-02

Actor Christopher Plummer (40) weds actress Elaine Taylor (26) in Montreal, Quebec

1990-06-09

NHL goaltender Patrick Roy (25) weds Michele Piuze at Saint-Sacrement Church in Quebec, Canada

Quebec - Notable Deaths

Samuel de ChamplainDec 25, 1635

Marguerite BourgeoysJan 12, 1700

Quebec - Deaths
Date Event
1635-12-25

Samuel de Champlain, French explorer and founder of Quebec City, dies of a stroke at 61

1700-01-12

Marguerite Bourgeoys, founder of the Congregation of Notre Dame in Quebec, dies at 79

1775-12-31

Richard Montgomery, General in Continental Army during American Revolutionary War, dies in attack on Quebec

1808-11-10

Guy Carleton, 1st Baron Dorchester, British soldier and Governor of Quebec (b. 1724)

1839-02-15

Chevalier de Lorimier, Quebec notary (b. 1803)

1890-04-04

Pierre-Joseph-Olivier Chauveau, Quebec politician (b. 1820)

1891-01-04

Antoine Labelle, Quebec catholic priest (b. 1833)

1894-10-30

Honoré Mercier, politician, Premier of Quebec (b. 1840)

1898-04-12

Elzéar-Alexandre Taschereau, Roman catholic archbishop of Quebec (b. 1820)

1905-04-23

Gédéon Ouimet, Quebec politician (b. 1823)

1915-09-10

Charles Boucher de Boucherville, Premier of Quebec (b. 1822)

1918-06-04

Charles W. Fairbanks, H.R.H. The Prince of Wales Decorating the Monument of Champlain and Receiving Addresses of Welcome from the Mayor of Quebec, the Governor General of Canada and Vice President Fairbanks, Representative of the United States

1920-09-07

Simon-Napoléon Parent, politician, premier of the province of Quebec (b. 1855)

1923-04-25

Louis-Olivier Taillon, Quebec politician (b. 1840)

1925-07-18

Louis Nazaire Bégin, Roman Catholic cardinal and Archbishop of Quebec (b. 1840)

1927-06-07

Edmund James Flynn, Premier of Quebec (b. 1847)

1929-03-28

Lomer Gouin, Quebec politician (b. 1861)

1931-05-31

Felix-Raymond-Marie Rouleau, French Canadian cardinal, archbishop of Quebec (b. 1866)

1931-06-29

Nérée Beauchemin, Quebec poet (b. 1850)

1941-11-18

Émile Nelligan, Quebec poet (b. 1879)

1942-01-16

Prince Arthur, H.R.H. The Prince of Wales Decorating the Monument of Champlain and Receiving Addresses of Welcome from the Mayor of Quebec, the Governor General of Canada and Vice President Fairbanks, Representative of the United States

1947-01-17

Jean-Marie-Rodrigue Villeneuve, French Archbishop of Quebec (b. 1883)

1955-06-16

Ozias Leduc, Quebec painter (b. 1864)

1956-09-18

Adélard Godbout, premier of Quebec (b. 1892)

1960-02-22

Paul-Émile Borduas, Quebec painter (b. 1905)

1960-12-29

Philippe Panneton, Quebec physician, diplomat and writer (b. 1895)

1963-01-16

Ike Quebec, American tenor-saxophone player (b. 1918)

1964-02-18

Joseph-Armand Bombardier, Quebec inventor and industrialist (b. 1907)

1968-06-02

André Mathieu, Quebec pianist and composer (b. 1929)

1968-12-15

Antonio Barrette, Canadian politician, premier of Quebec (b. 1899)

1970-03-02

Marc-Aurèle Fortin, Quebec painter (b. 1888)

1970-10-17

Pierre Laporte, Vice-Premier of Quebec (assassinated) (b. 1921)

1973-02-22

Jean-Jacques Bertrand, Quebec politician, Premier of Quebec (b. 1916)

1975-03-18

Alain Grandbois, Quebec poet (b. 1900)

1975-08-01

Howard Joslin, actor (Quebec, Detective Story), dies at 68

1977-03-15

Hubert Aquin, Quebec novelist, political activist and editor (b. 1929)

1979-12-25

Jordi Bonet, Quebec muralist and sculptor (b. 1932)

1980-12-12

Jean Lesage, politician, premier of Quebec (b. 1912)

1982-11-13

Hugues Lapointe, Canadian politician, lieutenant governor of Quebec (b. 1911)

1984-07-02

Paul Dozois, Quebec politician (b. 1908)

1985-02-05

Georges-Émile Lapalme, Quebec politician (b. 1907)

1985-10-24

Maurice Roy, Archbishop of Quebec, (b. 1905)

1987-11-01

René Lévesque, Premier of Quebec (b. 1922)

1989-11-16

Jean-Claude Malépart, Quebec politician (b. 1938)

1990-07-18

Gerry Boulet, Quebec rock singer (b. 1946)

1990-09-30

Alice Parizeau, Quebec writer and journalist (b. 1930)

1990-12-07

Jean Paul Lemieux, Quebec painter (b. 1904)

1991-01-19

Marcel Chaput, Quebec politician (b. 1918)

1991-02-07

Jean-Paul Mousseau, Quebec painter, member of Les Automatistes (b. 1927)

1993-02-05

Marcel Léger, Quebec politician (b. 1930)

1995-07-26

Raymond Mailloux, Quebec politician (b. 1918)

1996-01-21

René Marc Jalbert, sergeant-at-Arms at the National Assembly of Quebec (b. 1921)

1996-10-02

Robert Bourassa, PM of province of Quebec (1970-76, 85-93), dies at 63

1997-09-25

Hélène Baillargeon, Quebec singer and folklorist (b. 1916)

1997-12-24

Pierre Péladeau, Quebec businessman, founder of Quebecor (b. 1925)

1998-12-03

Pierre Hétu, Quebec conductor and pianist (b. 1936)

1999-03-11

Camille Laurin, Quebec psychiatrist and politician (b. 1922)

1999-03-16

Gratien Gélinas, Quebec playwright and director (b. 1909)

1999-08-12

Jean Drapeau, Quebec politician, mayor of Montreal (b. 1916)

1999-09-20

Robert Lebel, Quebec ice hockey administrator (b. 1905)

2000-05-10

Dédé Fortin, Quebec singer and songwriter (Les Colocs) (b. 1962)

2000-05-10

Jules Deschênes, Quebec superior court judge (b. 1923)

2001-02-01

André D'Allemagne, Quebec teacher, political observer and essayist (b. 1929)

2001-02-06

Fulgence Charpentier, Quebec journalist (b. 1897)

2001-11-19

Marcelle Ferron, Quebec painter and stained glass artist (b. 1924)

2002-03-12

Jean-Paul Riopelle, Quebec painter and sculptor (b. 1923)

2002-07-10

Jean-Pierre Côté, French Canadian politician and Lieutenant Governor of Quebec (b. 1926)

2003-01-27

Louis Archambault, Quebec sculptor (b. 1915)

2004-02-10

Guy Provost, Quebec actor (b. 1925)

2004-05-18

Serge Turgeon, Quebec actor and union leader (b. 1946)

2005-02-21

Gérard Bessette, Quebec novelist and poet (b. 1920)

2005-03-26

Gérard Filion, Quebec businessman and journalist (b. 1909)

2005-05-15

Alan B. Gold, Quebec Chief Justice (b. 1917)

2005-10-19

Corinne Lévesque, wife of Quebec premier René Lévesque (b. 1943)

2006-05-29

Jacques Bouchard, Quebec advertising executive (b. 1930)

2006-07-23

Jean-Paul Desbiens, Quebec writer and journalist (b. 1927)

2006-09-29

Louis-Albert Cardinal Vachon, French Canadian Catholic archbishop of Quebec (b. 1912)

2007-08-24

Andrée P. Boucher, Mayor of Quebec City (b. 1937)

2012-08-26

Jacques Bensimon, Richard Rohmer and His Referendum: A View from Quebec

2014-10-13

Guy-Jude Côté, Quebec: A Whole Different World Next Door


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