On This Day in Canada’s History (October 11)  

On this day in Canada

Below is the major event that occurred in Canada’s history on this day, October 11:

  • 1883: Top executives from major railroad companies convened at Chicago’s Grand Pacific Hotel and reached a consensus on implementing a five-time-zone system for North America. This system was founded on the model established by the Allegheny Observatory in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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