On This Day in Canada’s History (October 14)  

On this day in Canada

Below are the major events that occurred in Canada’s history on this day, October 14:

  • 1957: Lester Bowles Pearson, former Canadian Secretary of State for External Affairs, made history as the first Canadian to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his pivotal role in resolving the Suez Crisis.
Lester Bowles Pearson in 1957 | Wikipedia
Lester Bowles Pearson in 1957 | Wikipedia
  • 1957: Queen Elizabeth II became the first Canadian monarch to inaugurate the Parliament of Canada by delivering the Speech from the Throne.
Queen Elizabeth II Reading the Speech from the Throne |The Royal Channel 
Queen Elizabeth II Reading the Speech from the Throne |The Royal Channel 
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