This day in history
60: The earliest date for which the day of the week is known
1865: Confederation Debates begin at the Quebec Conference.
1948: Barbara Anne Scott wins olympic gold medal at St. Moritz
1952: George VI dies while Princess Elizabeth is touring Africa; she accedes to the throne as Elizabeth II.
1959: Jack Kilby of Texas Instruments files the first patent for an integrated circuit.
2006: Stephen Harper sworn in as 22nd Prime Minister of Canada.