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Day: August 5, 2022

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 1 AUGUST 1957 Canada and the United States form the North American Aerospace Defense Command (Norad) to integrate air defences.   2 AUGUST 1909 The Silver Dart makes its first passenger flight at an army evaluation at Ontario’s Camp Petawawa. 3 AUGUST 1961  Tommy Douglas is elected the first leader of the New Democratic Party at its founding convention. 6 AUGUST 1945 An American nuclear bomb destroys the Japanese city of Hiroshima.  7 AUGUST 1950 The government approves the Canadian Army Special Force to raise troops for the Korean War. 8 AUGUST 1918 The Hundred Days Offensive of the First World War begins with the launch of a major attack east of Amiens, France. 9 AUGUST 1902  The coronation of King Edward VII takes place at Westminster Abbey. 10 AUGUST 1840  Louis ...

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