2 January 1942
Cabinet approves a $1-billion gift of war supplies from Canada to Britain.
3 January 1947
Prime Minister Mackenzie King becomes Canada’s first citizen in the initial citizenship ceremony after passage of the Canadian Citizenship Act.
4 January 1951
Communists occupy Seoul, South Korea, and a new UN front line is established south of the city.
5 January 1945
Flying Officer Norman Pearce of Portage la Prairie, Man., destroys six enemy vehicles while serving with 73 Squadron, RAF.
7 January 2009
Trooper Brian Richard Good is killed and three other Canadian soldiers wounded by an IED blast north of Kandahar, Afghanistan.
9 January 1889
The Niagara Falls Suspension Bridge dislodges during a storm and collapses into the river.
10 January 1920
Drafted in 1919, the T...