MARCH 1, 1942
The Canadian Women’s Army Corps is granted full army status and becomes an integral part of the Canadian Militia. Prior to this, only nursing sisters were admitted into the Canadian Armed Forces.
MARCH 2, 1923
The Halibut Treaty, a Canadian-American agreement concerning fishing rights in the North Pacific Ocean, is the first treaty negotiated and signed by Canada independent of Britain.
MARCH 3, 1919
William E. Boeing and Eddie Hubbard use Boeing’s C-700 to deliver the first Canadian international airmail from Vancouver, B.C., to Seattle, Wash.
MARCH 4, 2006
In Gumbad, Afghanistan, while meeting with village elders, Canadian Captain Trevor Greene is attacked from behind by a man wielding an axe and suffers a serious head wound.
MARCH 5, 1885