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1924 in Canada

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1924 in Canada

Years in Canada: 1921 1922 1923 1924 1925 1926 1927
Centuries: 19th century · 20th century · 21st century
Decades: 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s
Years: 1921 1922 1923 1924 1925 1926 1927

Events from the year 1924 in Canada.

Contents

  • Incumbents 1
    • Crown 1.1
    • Federal government 1.2
    • Provincial governments 1.3
      • Lieutenant governors 1.3.1
      • Premiers 1.3.2
    • Territorial governments 1.4
      • Commissioners 1.4.1
  • Events 2
  • Arts and Literature 3
  • Science and technology 4
  • Sports 5
    • Basketball 5.1
    • Hockey 5.2
  • Births 6
    • January to March 6.1
    • April to June 6.2
    • July to September 6.3
    • October to December 6.4
  • Deaths 7
  • References 8

Incumbents

Crown

Federal government

Provincial governments

Lieutenant governors

Premiers

Territorial governments

Commissioners

Events

Canadian Red Ensign (1921–1957)

Arts and Literature

Science and technology

  • August - Mars is closer to Earth than it has been for many years and mysterious wireless signals are picked up at a Vancouver wireless station. It is thought by some to be evidence of martian contact.[1]
  • October 21 - CFYC carried a speech made by Prime Minister Mackenzie King from the Denman Arena, considered to be Canada's first federal political broadcast.

Sports

Basketball

  • The Edmonton Grads win their first international basketball tournament held as part of the 1924 Summer Olympics in Paris. As it was only a demonstration sport, no medals were awarded. The Grads would dominate women's basketball tournaments from 1924 to 1936.[2]

Hockey

Births

January to March

April to June

July to September

October to December

Deaths

References

  1. ^ http://www.vancouverhistory.ca/chronology1924.htm
  2. ^ http://www.histori.ca/minutes/lp.do?id=13113
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