1 September 1944
Dieppe, France, is liberated by 2nd Canadian Division, which had been hard-hit at the disastrous raid in August 1942. A large victory parade follows.
2 September 1945
Japan signs terms of surrender on USS Missouri in Tokyo Bay, bringing an end to six years of war.
3 September 1939
England and France declare war on Germany. Within two hours, U-30 sinks SS Athenia sailing from Glasgow and Liverpool to Montreal.
4 September 1914
The Canadian military camp at Valcartier, north of Quebec City, swells with 32,000 men and 8,000 horses.
5 September 1758
A force of 1,500 British troops in nine vessels arrives in Gaspé Bay to begin raiding Acadian villages on the coast of present-day New Brunswick and the Gaspé Peninsula.
6 September 1952
CBFT Montreal, ...