Archive for January, 2011

A growing number of people are aware that January 11 is Sir John A. Macdonald‘s birthday. The government has declared the date to be Sir John A. Macdonald Day. The celebration of his birthday gets bigger every year in his Canadian hometown: Kingston. Canada’s first Prime Minister was born in 1815 in Glasgow, Scotland.

Less well known is the fact that Jean Chrétien shares the same birthday. The 20th Prime Minister was born January 11, 1934, in Shawinigan, Quebec.


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