When Libbie Campbell Aird was born on 5 August 1900, in Canada, her father, George Aird, was 43 and her mother, Libbie, was 39. She died in 1986, in Ottawa, Ottawa-Carleton, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 86.
Ontario Hydro was established in 1906. It is the Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario.
1934 · Dionne Quintuplets Born
Born on May 28, 1934, the Dionne quintuplets were the first set of quintuplets to survive infancy. The five girls were born two months prematuare and months later were taken from their parents by the Red Cross. In the 1940s they were returned to their family.
Canada Act is passed. The United Kingdom transfers final legal powers over Canada. The country adopts its new constitution, which includes a charter of rights.
Scottish: habitational name from a place named with Gaelic àird(e) ‘height’, ‘promontory’, or ‘headland’, from the adjective àrd ‘high’, ‘lofty’, cognate with Latin arduus ‘steep’, ‘difficult’. There is one such place near Hurlford in Ayrshire, and another in Inch, Wigtownshire. See also Ard .