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.
1943 · Conservative Party Wins Ontario Election
George A. Drew was the leader of the Progressive Conservative Party. In 1943, they won the Ontario election.
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.
Northeastern German: habitational name from a place so named in former East Prussia (Slavic Lettow) or from Lettow in Bohemia.