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24 Nov 2017
the first government old age pension pays up to $20’s per month
colonial motors of walkerville Ontario manufacturers an automobile called the canadian
The mint replaces the small inconvenient silver five-cent piece with one made out of nickel quickly now as nickles.
North american stocks market crash and the great depression begins.
the home bank goes bankrupt with losses depositors as well as share holders.
Woodsworth becomes the first socialist elected to the house of commons
Mackenzie King becomes and the liberals win federal election.
the federal government more or less forbids chinese immigration on dominion day
Mackenzie king leads the opposite to a common imperial policy at the imperial conference in London.
The supreme court of Canada rules that the BNA act does not define women as “persons” and are not eligible to hold public office.
England's privy council rules that women are indeed “person” and therefore can be appointed to the canadian senate. The next year Cairine wilson becomes canada's first woman senator.
the communist party of china is created.
the first Macy's thanksgiving day parade is held on November 27th.
the classic novel “The Great Gatsby” is published by american author F. Scott Fitzgerald.
The first television transmission is developed by john logie baird in great britain.
The first issue of the new yorker magazine is published.
The famous magician and escape artist Harry Houdini dies at the age of 52.
Walt Disney's famous Mickey Mouse cartoon character appears for the first time in “Steamboat Willie”
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