On This Day in Canada’s History (October 6)

On this day in Canada

Below are the major events that occurred in Canada’s history on this day, October 6:

  • 1917: During the Third Battle of Ypres, Canadian forces successfully seized the village of Passchendaele, a costly battle that resulted in a staggering 250,000 casualties on both sides.
  • 1944: Canadian forces set Austria free in WWII.

Source: OnThisDay.com

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