1924 in Canada

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Events from the year 1924 in Canada.

Incumbents[edit]

Crown[edit]

Federal government[edit]

Provincial governments[edit]

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Territorial governments[edit]

Commissioners[edit]

Events[edit]

Canadian Red Ensign (1921–1957)

Arts and Literature[edit]

Science and technology[edit]

  • August – Mars is closer to Earth than it has been for many years and mysterious wireless signals are picked up at a Vancouver wireless station. It is thought by some to be evidence of martian contact.[1]
  • October 21 – CFYC carried a speech made by Prime Minister Mackenzie King from the Denman Arena, considered to be Canada's first federal political broadcast.

Sports[edit]

Basketball[edit]

  • The Edmonton Grads win their first international basketball tournament held as part of the 1924 Summer Olympics in Paris. As it was only a demonstration sport, no medals were awarded. The Grads would dominate women's basketball tournaments from 1924 to 1936.[2]

Hockey[edit]

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Births[edit]

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July to September[edit]

October to December[edit]

Deaths[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.vancouverhistory.ca/chronology1924.htm
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2010-08-12. Retrieved 2009-06-02.