JULY 1, 1934
Commodore Percy W. Nelles becomes the first Canadian-born Chief of the Naval Staff.
JULY 2, 1885
The Northwest Rebellion ends with the surrender of Big Bear, and with it, the nomadic life of the Cree.
JULY 3, 1944
Four Canadian motor torpedo boats attack a German convoy off St. Malo, France, sinking two ships.
JULY 3-4, 1944
War correspondent Matthew Halton reports “fields red with blood and poppies” at Carpiquet Airfield near Caen, France.
July 5, 1900
At Wolve Spruit, South Africa, Sgt. A.H.L. Richardson rides through heavy fire to rescue a comrade; he is awarded the Victoria Cross.
JULY 6, 1942
Anne Frank’s family goes into hiding in the attic of an Amsterdam warehouse.
JULY 7, 1967
The first recipients of the Order of Canada are...