On This Day in Canada’s History (October 9)  

Below are the major events that occurred in Canada’s history on this day, October 9:

  • 1000: Leif Ericson is believed to have arrived at “Vinland,” with L’Anse aux Meadows in Canada considered a possible location. This event has been attributed to making him the reputed first European to set foot in North America.
Statue of Leif Erikson
Statue of Leif Erikson | Wikipedia
  • 1944: There was a notable Canadian offensive in West-Zeeuws-Flanders, marking a significant military operation.

Source: OnThisDay.com

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