|Dr. Daniel Hale Williams|
On this day in Canada in 1967, Yellowknife becomes the official political capitol of the North West Territories. Also on this day in Canada in 1961, hockey legend second in all-time career points, playoff points and regular season games played, and winner of 6 Stanley Cups and 2 Hart Trophies, and the only player to win Cups as the captain of two different franchises, Mark Messier was born in Edmonton, Alberta. Also on this day in Canada in 1952, world-famous race car driver winning six Formula One Grand Prix titles and the first Canadian to win the Canadian Grand Prix in Montreal, Gilles Villeneuve was born in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec. Lastly on this day in Canadian history in 1919, the Canadian delegation arrives at the Paris Peace Conference, marking the first time that Canada represented itself on the foreign stage in Europe.
"A people without knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots."
- Marcus Garvey
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